Occupational Life Skills Program
ESL’s Occupational Life Skills Program is designed to empower our clients with the practical tools and knowledge they need to thrive in both their professional and personal lives. The program is crafted to foster the growth of essential occupational skills as well as everyday life skills. We use interactive learning, role-playing, and real-time application to enhance our clients’ confidence, independence, and overall quality of life.
This group meets:
Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am-10am
Group size varies.
The Occupational Life Skills Program curriculum includes but is not limited to:
- financial literacy
- learning to budget effectively and manage personal finances
- professional etiquette
- creating resumes
- creating cover letters
- filling out job applications
- research skills
- job hunting skills
- time management
- flexibility and adaptability
- goal setting
- communication skills
- decision making
Our Philosophy: Practical Application
We use a holistic approach to skill integration and understand that true progress occurs when occupational skills can seamlessly blend into the fabric of everyday life.
Therefore, our program places a strong emphasis on practical application. Participants not only learn how to craft a resume, but also undergo mock interviews to prepare them for real-world job opportunities. Similarly, budgeting skills aren’t confined to a classroom, they’re practiced through interactive exercises that mirror real financial decisions. Our goal is to equip individuals with the abilities they need to succeed, whether it’s in the workplace, within their families, or in their communities.
In addition to interactive and experiential learning, we include elements of humor and play to encourage creative thinking, deepen the learning experience and help group members connect with one another.
About the Facilitator:
Carlee Krichmar has experience as a classroom educator and a college adjunct professor. She has extensive experience in behavior therapy, group counseling, parent education, family healing. She is also a social skills and communication skills specialist.
To learn more about pricing, including whether this group is covered by your insurance, please reach out to us today at (858) 758-4876.