Youth Life Skills Can Make A Lifetime Difference.
We Help Teens Achieve Independence & Maintain Stability
Our Life Skills Coaching services assist at-risk youth in their homes and community to support them in achieving independence and maintaining stability in their environment. We help teens learn the skills needed to prevent removal from their home and community due to legal involvement, drug and alcohol use, psychiatric needs and severe limitations in social and personal relationships.
A Coach For All Seasons. And Every Individual.
Our StepStone Life Skills Coaching services can provide much-needed guidance to both individuals and families in many different situations and challenges. They often can be the difference maker in helping young people to adjust, learn and grow successfully. Coaching Service are also used to assist juvenile offenders with successful re-entry into their community. We are approved providers with several state Departments of Juvenile Justice. These services can be funded through CSA or DJJ funding streams.
Life Skills Training for Community Integration and Re-Entry.
Our “My Place” and Ansell-Casey Life Skills training curriculum covers the following areas of skill building with both pre-and post-testing to ensure competency:
- Communication Skills Training/Role Modeling
- Gaining Access to Resources
- Healthy Therapeutic Recreational Activities
- Housing and Money Management
- Self-Care/Hygiene Skills
- Health and Nutrition Needs
- Medication Management and Education
- Social Relationships and Socialization Opportunities
- Community Activities (Including Volunteer Work)
- Employability, Career Search, and Planning
- Study Skills
- Behavior Management and Mental Health Support
- Supervision (Family Involvement and Engagement)
Based on each teen’s specific areas of concern and targeted goals, we develop individualized service plans in collaboration with referral sources to assist their development of skills and abilities needed to successfully integrate into and remain in their community and avoid legal involvement. The client, families and other caregivers are encouraged to participate in creating a comprehensive plan of care.