Self-Sufficiency

The Self-Sufficiency divison of the Resident Services Department promotes self-efficacy. The classes center on an individual's ailities to improve their lives and better themselves. By creating confident and reputable individuals, Tribal members can thrive in their fields of work or interest.

 

 

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The Self-Sufficiency Program consists of the following:

  1. Computer Classes - In a joint effort with TERO (Tribal Employment Rights Office), Resident Services offers a wide range of computer classes and training. Classes cover software programs from Microsoft Windows and Office applications. Attendants can learn Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, or even Internet Explorer for research or surfing th web. Designated training stations allow users to practice skills like keyboarding, Windows navigation, or researching.
  2. Career Workshops - In a joint effort with WIA (Workforce Investment Act), the Career Workshops focus on abilities required to find employment. Job researching helps prospects locate available positions while resume building, interviwing with confidence, and dressing for success assist in acquiring new employment. The workshops also directs the unemployed to workforce sources and/or job agencies.
  3. Home Skills Training - Home Skills encompass any abilities an individual may use to sustain themself at home. Cooking, utility checking, and budgeting classes provide a firm and practical basis for more efficient home management.
  4. Tutoring - Resident Services offers tutoring sessions to Tribal members currently enrolled in formal education. Youth are recommended to bring in questions or homework from a variety of subjects (although math and English are the main focuses). This is not an individual tutoring session! This program offers supplementary tutoring in a help desk format.
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