Advising: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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One Tough Job – Parenting Resources Locator
This resource from the Children’s Trust was launched to provide Massachusetts parents with information on support organizations and programs. Parents (and advisors and teachers) can search for parenting information and childcare resources using their zip code, children’s ages, and topic of concern...
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SNAP Path to Work
This website assists MA residents who are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to learn whether they are also eligible for education, training, and job search services. Use of funding streams such as SNAP for education and training services aligns with the MA plan for...
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Career Pathways in Nursing
This is the first in a series of Pathways e-guides published by World Education Services (WES). The guide provides guidance to immigrants who were trained in health care occupations outside of the U.S. It offers information on education pathways and different licensing and certification...
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Family Centered Coaching: A Toolkit to Transform Practice and Engage Families
This toolkit promotes a holistic approach to coaching that engages the participants’ array of strengths, supports, and challenges and considers the family, not just the individual, in goal setting. It provides a set of strategies, tools, and resources that can help you implement this approach and...
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My MN Careers
My MN Careers has features typical of many career exploration sites: information about career clusters and occupations and tools for career self- assessment and goal setting. The site is unique in that it is designed for three specific audiences and learner levels: beginner ("I am an English...
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One Year Later: Immigrant Trauma and How to Deal With It
The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute in Malden convened a group of experts in psychology, social work, advocacy and education to offers strategies for working with immigrants and the impact of trauma they experience. This site provides a recording of the 11/9/17 webinar and...
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Using Brain Science to Develop New Pathways out of Poverty
This paper explores the ways that poverty, racism, sexism, trauma, and poverty can negatively impact learning, decision-making and strategic thinking skills that adults rely on to manage and move beyond complex life challenges. It suggests policies and program models that can address these impacts...
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What About You? A Workbook for Those Who Work with Others
Published by the National Center on Family Homelessness, this is a workbook for those in helping roles and is appropriate for adult education instructors and advisors. It guides readers through a series of checklists and self-assessments to help them recognize the warning signs of stress and...
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Strategies for Successful Students: Facilitator Guide
This ready-to-deliver workshop presents five strategies that students can use to improve their memory and academic performance. The strategies are based on evidence from neuroscience on long-term memory, research on self-affirmation and self-efficacy theory, and the study habits of successful...
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CUNY CareerKits
The CUNY CareerKit Project is designed to support a range of literacy programming as it intersects with career exploration, planning, and preparation. Each CareerKit focuses on one of 10 occupational sectors or clusters, such as health care, technology, and community and social services. The...