ERIC Number: ED391012
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Success Skills Curriculum for Teen Single Parents. Bulletin No. 96142.
Hendon, Sarah, Ed.; And Others
This guide contains the materials required to teach a 36-hour program of competency-based instruction designed to meet the needs of teen single parents who require additional skill building before entering the job market or a job training program. The course is divided into 4 learning modules that cover 18 competencies as follows: taking responsibility for oneself (assessing self-esteem and self-talk, making transitions, maintaining wellness, understanding one's legal rights); communicating effectively (developing effective verbal communication and listening, maintaining effective behavior); balancing family, school, and self (managing stress, time, and finances; developing a personal support system; and nurturing children); and skills to enhance effectiveness (developing self-motivation, making appropriate and realistic decisions, accessing role models and mentors, attaining/enhancing basic academic skills, and understanding differences in the work force). Each module contains some or all of the following components: list of materials provided for each competency; overview of the content addressed in each section; list of additional resources; background information about each topic, including outlines for instructors, student handouts, and transparency masters; and learning activities. Also included are strategies for conducting class discussions and learning activities and lists of teen barriers to education, employment, and empowerment and skills required for the workplace. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Child Rearing, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Cultural Differences, Daily Living Skills, Decision Making, Early Parenthood, Education Work Relationship, Family Work Relationship, Individual Development, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Legal Responsibility, Lesson Plans, Mentors, Money Management, One Parent Family, Prevocational Education, Responsibility, Role Models, Secondary Education, Self Actualization, Self Esteem, Self Motivation, Skill Development, Social Networks, State Curriculum Guides, Stress Management, Success, Time Management, Well Being, Work Environment
Teen Single Parent Program, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction, 125 S. Webster St., P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center on Education and Work.