Logistics • Training is from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm • Restrooms • Breaks/Lunch • Cell Phones/E-Mail
Agenda • Day One • MOSES Documentation Standards • Day Two • WIA Title I & Common Measures
MOSES Documentation Standards • Registration • Program Enrollment • Youth Goals • Notes • Services • Enrollments / Outcomes • Exit
The Basic MOSES Record • Basic Tab • Full Tab • Education Tab • Work History Tab
Full Tab Note that if the individual has completed the 12th grade, but has failed to pass the MCAS, users should select “Less Than High School” from the drop menu.
Education Tab Completed is used upon completion of schools graduation requirements; In Course is used when a Youth is still in school; and Incomplete would be used for Youth who has not graduated from school and is no longer attending classes.
Recent MOSES Changes Use this when the Youth that you are registering is currently in an Alternative High School.
Recent MOSES Changes Use this option for a Youth with a disability that has received an Individualized Education Program Certificate of Completion / Attendance.
Recent MOSES Changes Use this option for a Youth that has not received a secondary school diploma or it’s recognized equivalent and is attending an alternative high school or an alternative course of study approved by the local educational agency whether full or part- time
Work History (If Applicable)
Program Enrollment Enrollment • Program Eligibility box • Eligibility Criteria Tab • Eligibility Tab • Initial Eligibility • Program box (on Basic Tab)
Eligibility Requirements (Youth) • Age 14 through 21 • YY (14 to 18); OY (19 to 21) • U.S. Citizen or Registered Alien • Selective Service Compliant • Low Income Individual • Individual who is one or more of the following: • Deficient in Basic Literacy Skills • A school dropout • Homeless, runaway or foster child • Pregnant or a parent • An offender • An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program, or to secure and hold employment *For more information, see Policy 00-14 Rev.: Title I Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility Criteria WIA Title I Youth must have legal right to reside in the US. WIA Title I Youth must be Selective Service compliant, if applicable. If “Yes, Full or Part-Time” is entered here, Older Youth records will be excluded from the WIA Title I Older Youth Entered Employment Performance Measure.
Citizenship Issues Youth • Work Permit for citizenship is not allowable • School Attestation for citizenship requires up front agreement to ensure validity of information *Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Policy 00-14 (Revised): Title I Eligibility
Selective Service Compliant www.sss.gov
Selective Service Issues • Must determine eligibility PRIOR to enrollment and provision of intensive services • Must document date of arrival for foreign born males born after January 1, 1960,that arrived subsequent to their 26th birthday • Incorrect coding in MOSES; must always be “yes” for males born after January 1, 1960 for them to be eligible • Should not be left blank and if “no” the customers are not eligible • Self Attestation for date of arrival is not allowable • Waiver process to provide services to non-registered customers’ is a two-step process and requires customer’s signed and witnessed attestation and letter from Career Center Manager or Fiscal Agent representative, (depending on local design), both of which must be in file *Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Policy 00-14 (Revised): Title I Eligibility
Eligibility Criteria These are the “Low Income” determination factors for WIA Title I Youth Eligibility.
Entering Test Results This box must be checked in order to use this test score for “Eligibility Criteria”.
Eligibility Services that Youth are potentially eligible for, must be moved over to the “Actual Eligibility” column before you can enroll them in Youth services on the Basic tab.
Youth Goals • Youth Goals Guidelines • Youth Goal Definitions • Youth Goals Samples
Youth Goals GUIDELINES • All Younger Youth (age 14 to 18) must have a minimum of one goal set each year and may have a maximum of three goals per yearare reported • If the participant is deficient in basic literacy skills (below 8th grade level), the individual must set, a minimum, of one basic skill goal (the participant may also set work readiness and / or occupational skills goals if appropriate) • The target date for accomplishing each skill goal must be set for no longer than one year • Must be appropriate to the individuals needs as determined through assessment and ISS • Goals should be greater than the normal variation upon retesting
Youth Goals BASIC SKILLS Definition: Basic skills: Measurable, increase in basic education skills; reading comprehension, math computation, writing, speaking, listening, problem solving, and reasoning.
Entering Test Results Services – Testing tab Younger Youth, whose test scores indicate a Basic Skills deficiency in Math or Reading, are required to have at least one “Basic Skills” goal. Services - Youth Goals
Examples of Youth Goals BASIC SKILLS Improve Math Test Scale scores by one TABE level Improve Reading and writing scale scores by one TABE level. Increase Math computation and math problem solving by one grade level.
Youth Goals WORK READINESS SKILLS Definition: Work Readiness skills: includes world of work awareness, labor market knowledge, occupational information, values clarification and personal understanding, career planning and decision making, job search techniques (resume, interviewing, applications, follow-up letters). Also encompasses using phone, opening a bank account, using public transportation, completing tasks, accepting criticism from supervisors and co-workers, showing initiative and reliability.
Examples of Youth Goals WORK READINESS SKILLS The Work Readiness Skill must be an Industry / Occupationally recognized program or service.
Examples of Youth Goals WORK READINESS SKILLS Youth will progress from "needs development" to "competent" in Massachusetts Work-Based Learning plan skill 5(a) by completing tasks and projects assigned with some supervision. Youth will complete a vocational assessment and career plan by the end of the summer component. These will not count unless they are recognized / approved by regional industry / occupational board or employer. Youth will learn how to accept direction and criticism from his supervisor Youth will complete resume, cover letter and mock interview.
Youth Goals OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS Definition: Occupational skills: proficiency to perform actual tasks and techniques required by certain occupational fields at entry; familiarity with tools, equipment, record keeping, work-related terminology, safety measures.
Examples of Youth Goals OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS The Occupational Skill must be an Industry / Occupationally recognized program or service.
Examples of Youth Goals OCCUPATIONAL SKILLS Youth will learn how to complete his time sheet and reports properly These will not count unless they are recognized / approved by regional industry / occupational board or employer. Youth will learn the operations of the housekeeping department Youth will successfully complete the CNA course
Youth Goals • Remember: Small manageable time frames for goals. • If something happens to Youth, you can change attainment status in MOSES from “Set, But Attainment Pending” to “Set, But Canceled”. Then re-create a new Goal when they come back to work with you with new Dates.
Case ManagementGoals & Tasks Not related to Youth Goals