ERIC Number: ED361548
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Success Skills Curriculum for Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers. Curriculum Guide.
Nash, Margaret A.; Norden, Tamara
This curriculum is designed to meet the unique needs of single parents and displaced homemakers who require additional skill building before entering the job market or a job training program. The curriculum, which is designed as a 36-hour program instruction, contains units on the following topics: taking responsibility for oneself (assessing self-esteem, assessing self-talk, making transitions, maintaining wellness, understanding one's legal rights); communicating effectively (effective verbal communication, listening, and behavior); balancing family, school, and self (managing stress, time, and finances; developing a personal support system; and nurturing other family members and friends); and enhancing effectiveness (developing self-motivation, making appropriate and realistic decisions, accessing role models/mentors, attaining/enhancing basic academic skills; and understanding differences in the work force). Each unit contains the following: unit overview, list of instructor resources, instructor notes, handouts, and activity sheets. Guidelines for leading class discussions and a list of eight workbooks referenced throughout the curriculum are also included. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Daily Living Skills, Displaced Homemakers, Efficiency, Home Management, Learning Activities, Money Management, One Parent Family, Prevocational Education, Responsibility, Self Actualization, Self Determination, Stress Management, Success, Time Management
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Vocational Studies Center.