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Strategies to Transition Older Youth into Workforce Activities After Summer 2009 (Recovery Act) August 26, 2009 3:00 pm ET. Presenters. Presenters: Michael Qualter, Adult Services, Employment and Training Administration Anne Adams, TATC Consulting
Strategies to Transition Older Youth into Workforce Activities After Summer 2009 (Recovery Act)
August 26, 2009 3:00 pm ET
Employment and Training Administration
We will explore transitional jobs models, co-enrollment with Adult WIA services, new useful additions to the WOTC, new policies around needs based payments, the use of statewide activities funds and other innovative transitional strategies.
Best practices in transitioning older out-of-school youth ages 22-24 will be presented by three local areas.
Adult Services, Employment and Training Administration
Youth Subject Matter Expert,
“There is an immediate need for dramatically new and comprehensive public policies to boost male teen employment and educational opportunities across the entire country. . . The time for action is now.”
“The Collapse of the Male Teen Job Market” Andrew Sum, Joseph McLaughlin, with
Effectively managing and coordinating these six elements:
offers opportunities to maximize this funding bonus and turn the SYEP into a dynamic launch pad for older youth career exploration and development.
Group work and the mutual aid process offers more opportunities to observe a person’s interpersonal skills, perceptions, and behaviors. Hence, there are more opportunities for on-going assessment and plan modification.
Summer Youth Employment Program Y4
Staff Analyst II,
San Bernardino County
Workforce Investment Board
Victor Valley Aviation Consortium
Irrigator Technical Training School
…And the list goes on
San Bernardino, CA 92415
Of the over 3200 youth that participated in the San Diego Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), over 900 are older, out-of-school youth that can benefit from additional skill enhancement & workforce development opportunities
Youth Services, Central Ohio
Workforce Investment Corporation
In collaboration with City of Columbus & Franklin County
Two groups with age-appropriate designed programs
(14 – 18 & 18 – 24 years old)
The goal is to prepare young adults for the workforce, while stimulating the economy
Emphasis on Self Discovery/ Arts, Labor Market Orientation & Career Exploration to prepare young adults for year-round opportunities
Plan summer with the year-round programs (Adult & Youth)
Market year-round programs throughout the summer program (OJT, Customized Training, etc.)
Provide transitional services before summer ends
Coordinate transitional services with Adult & Dislocated Worker program
Use summer evaluations for year-round individual service strategies
Use co-enrollment with performance in mind