Winter Schedule 2020

 

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Seminar Descriptions

Smart Shopping: Price comparison, in this class we’ll practice skills in how to research and look for ways to find a good deal. Do you buy new/used, in a store /on-line. We’ll try to find the good deals for items big and small.  

Street Law : Every citizen will have interactions with the police wether you are a victim or accused of a crime.  Whenever interacting with the Law you have an advantage when you know your rights.  Learn about the legal system, become your own advocate, and learn about your freedoms and responsibilities.

Basic First Aid : Safety First! but if an accident happens it’s good to know some basic first aid so you can treat minor injuries.  We will be using the medic first aid booklet to learn from and students can practice CPR with mannequins.

Cooking: Learn the basics of cooking!  Students will focus on essential cooking skills needed for home cooking.  Students will focus on skills such as measuring, sauté, roasting, and boiling.  We will practice safety in the kitchen when using various kitchen appliances and tools.  Students will also have the opportunity to cook their own recipes.  How can we make your recipes healthier?

Swimming at Sheldon: We will be using the activity van to transport from 2120 Bailey Hill Rd to Sheldon pool to swim and use their facilities.  There will be a pick up from downtown in the St Mary’s parking lot at 1:30pm for students who are downtown. Please bring a swim suit, towel and any other items you need.  

MEGI: Together as a small group we will explore employment dreams, goals, challenges, abilities. 

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DMV 101: Do you want to drive a car? Do you need help passing your written drivers test? In this seminar be prepared to talk about safety and basic “tools” of the road. We will read, study and review the Oregon driver’s manual to help you be successful in passing your Oregon DMV permit test.  This class if for students who score under 50% on the DMV pre test or are unable to read the manual or complete worksheets independently. 

DMV 201: Do you want to drive a car? Do you need help passing your written drivers test? In this seminar be prepared to talk about safety and basic “tools” of the road. We will read, study and review the Oregon driver’s manual to help you be successful in passing your Oregon DMV permit test. Prerequisite – score at lease 50% on the DMV pretest

Get your money back!: Do you need to do taxes or plan for them?  This is the class for you!  We will learn how to complete taxes online from your earned income and how to plan to pay the least amount possible.  Other topics will be banking, credit and budgeting

Urban Connections Plan (Wednesday): As a group students will make plans to various destinations in the community. The focus will be on vocational and recreational destinations.

Urban Connections Trip (Thursday): As a group students go to various destinations in the community and “interview” or get tours from community members or employers.

Academic Support: Are you attending ABSE or LCC classes? Are you interested in preparing for these? Academic Support can help with homework and test preparation.

Moving in continued: Get to know your IEP and become an active participant. Identify your strengths and goals to help you work with support agencies in the community.

Healthy Relationships and Social Skills (with Guest Speakers): Community members are invited to present on a wide range of topics (vocational, healthy relationships, etc.). Students will also learn about how to develop and maintain healthy relationships. The students my be separated based on gender to discuss specific topics.

Vocational Opportunities

Next Step: Using hand tools students will disassemble, and recycle, old computers and other technology.

Hult Center: Janitorial duties and cleaning, and at times help set up and prep for the concession stand and basic food prep.

ReStore: Students perform a variety of duties, including cleaning, stocking, pricing, merchandising, and unloading the trucks

Cognitopia: In this class you get to work on usability of software products, and learn how to track and share progress on your goals.

Job club:Students will explore skills and strategies (such as communication, resume building, time management and organizational skills) to successfully work with employers and co-workers.

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