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.
The Self-Sufficiency Program consists of the
- 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.
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.
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.
- 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.