Instructions: You’ll Need a Preferred Writing Utensil.
On page 2 in your training packet, take 3 minutes to discuss your current services or programs for youth and families with a peer. Place that service into one of the 4 categories provided that the service or program most appropriately fits… GO!
Where Do Your Services Fall? School Drop Out Prevention Employment/ Employment Preparation Physical and Mental Health and Safety Legal Intervention/ Diversion
Instructions: You’ll still need that writing utensil.
Now on page 3 in your training packet, take 3 minutes to discuss where you placed each of your services or programs a moment ago… This time, write the name of those contracts, programs or services in the space provided and check any and all of the 4 areas that it may fit into based on service activity and/or performance target… GO!
Where Do Your Services Meet? Chart Key School Drop Out Prevention (DOP) Employment and Employment Prep (EEP) Physical and Mental Health/ Safety (MHS) Legal Issues and Diversion (LID) Contract/Service/Program DOP EEP MHS LID
Our Initial Question: How do we take the risk to invest time trying to measure what has always been the most difficult to quantify?
1.All measurement tools must be connected and integrated just like the services. 2. We had to find a way to quantify soft skills. 3. The only measurable elements were to be application of skills. 4. Youth must be a lead in the assessment process . WE CAME UP WITH FOUR ANSWERS
And Because of COI Central Intake 125 – 200% of poverty 37% Below 125% of poverty 53% Been suspended from school 20% Part time employed 33% Pregnant or parenting 7% Youth that has failed 20% Live in a single parent home 67% Previously Jailed 7% Probation 27% Homeless 20% Other 6% College Level 13% Drop out 13% 9-12 21% 6-8 53% K-5 27% Total Scored 245