The First Step Program
The First Step Program provides skill building and readiness strategies to YWCA residents using a client based perspective. Residents are invited to engage in a wide variety of workshops, support and information to help them create the change they want in their lives.
Participants have opportunities for work experience, training and six months of follow-up support.
The First Step Program helps YWCA Residents develop strategies for skill and personal growth through:
|Individual counseling||Peer group||Workshops and Presentations|
|Leadership support and Training||Links to Community Resources||Training and Work Experience|
|Continuing Support (optional-6 months of follow-up support)|
First Step Training Topics
|Life Skill Development||Self-Esteem||Time & Money Management|
|Goal Setting & Planning||Communication||Conflict Management|
|Problem Solving||Personal Discipline||Work Ethics & Life Values|
|Resume Writing||Interview skills||Job Search|
|Maintaining a position||Education and Training||Career Planning & Development|
|Starting & Operating a business|
For more information contact Nora Putman or (315) 471-9480