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Independent Living Skills Program

Independent Living Skills
Year 1, “Beginning”

The class is on Wednesdays from August 20 – December 10, 2014 from 4:00 – 5:30pm. The class will be held in the Call Child Development Center, room 3862.

Course Description
“Introduction to Independent Living Skills” is a class that focuses on daily living skills, educational goal setting and planning. Beginning ILP includes in-class completion of college application and registration materials, role-playing conflict resolution and problem solving, discussion of personal rights and responsibility issues, gathering of educational documents, identifying deficits in individual educational records, and developing personal and educational goals.

Independent Living Skills,
Year 2, “Advanced”

The class is on Wednesdays from August 20 – December 10, 2014 from 4:00 – 5:30pm. The class will be held in the Call Child Development Center, room 3865.

Course Description

This “Advanced Independent Living Skills” course focuses in more depth on daily living, problem-solving skills, and educational goal setting and planning. Including in-class registration and completion of BOG (Board of Governors) fee waivers, role playing, conflict resolution and problem solving (using examples provided by students), discussions of personal rights and responsibilities as an adult, and developing personal and educational action plans. These classes are offered each semester with a different curriculum each fall and spring.

The Youth Empowerment Strategies for Success/Independent Living Preparation Program (YESS/ILP) is a program for Foster youth age 16 to adult. We offer four semesters of ILP program classes, which can be taken in sequence or separately. Students must register with our office and SRJC. Contact our office for information.

For more information about this program, contact Nick Lawrence, MA, Program Coordinator at nlawrence@santarosa.edu or by phone at (707) 535-3752 or FAX (707) 535-3753. We are located in the hallway just past EOPS, second floor Bertolini. Nick Lawrence is in 4721 and our staff are in 4723 and 4724.

 

Independent Living Skills Program

Please submit the form below as an indication of interest in attending the Independent Living Program.

Interest in attending the Independent Living Program