North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness

Life Skills 101: Tools to Prepare Consumers for Self-Sufficiency

Learn how to equip your clients with the life skills they need to become self-sufficient, including money management and preparation for housing.  These tools can help your clients become ready to transition out of your program and into independent housing. 

*HSN MEMBERS: When registering, please choose the Non-Member price and then enter the discount code in the box.  The code will change the price from $15 to $0. 

Agenda 

1:30pm – 1:45pm - Introductions 

1:45 pm- 2:30pm - Life Skills Assessment and Components 
  • the components of the Ansey Casey Life Skills Assessment and how to utilize it
  • how to evaluate and build on strengths and recognize weaknesses of the consumer
  • how to develop a road map to self-sufficiency
2:30pm – 2:45pm - Break 

2:45pm – 3:30pm - Basic Money Management 
  • basic money management skills using the FDIC Money Smart curriculum
  • helping consumers improve money management skills - how to keep track of money, why saving is important, and more
3:30pm – 3:45pm - Break 

3:45pm – 4:15 pm - Preparing for Housing 
  • what consumers need to prepare for housing
  • how the Ready to Rent Program can help consumers gain permanent housing
  • the importance of partnering with landlords
4:15pm – 4:30pm - Questions

 
**HSN MEMBERS: When registering, please choose the Non-Member price and then enter the discount code in the box.  The code will change the price from $15 to $0.

Speaker LaKasha Fredlaw

Housing Specialist
Wake Co. Human Services/South Wilmington St. Center

When?

Thu, April 2, 2009
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(GMT-0400) US/Eastern

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Where?

Uptown Shelter
1210 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28206