Advising: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Emergency Resources
(Compiled by the SABES Program Support PD Center. Updated 3/23/20) Mass211.org https://mass211.org/important-employee-and-employer-information-related-to-covid-19-and-unemployment/ Searchable database of local social services https://mass211.org/services/ Printable COVID-19 Fact Sheets in Multiple...
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Art of Advising Resources March 2020
This zip file contains resources that were prepared for Art of Advising participants, typically shared on a flash drive at face-to-face sessions.
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Tech Tools for Advising and Coaching: Engaging Learners Remotely
During the changing and challenging circumstances of the current COVID-19 shutdowns, it's important to connect to learners. Advisors can use a variety of tools to offer learners support, share community resources and encourage progress with learning goals. It is more important than ever to choose...
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The Prosperity Agenda
This YouTube channel features a half-dozen webinars focused on coaching skills. The series is directed at people who work with primarily low-income individuals seeking to improve their job prospects, education opportunities, and financial stability.
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The Career Readiness Project: Career & Life Coaching Report
This resource is a description of the coaching/mentoring mindset and approaches that help strengthen parents’ (and learners’) goal-setting and decision-making, especially with regard to employment.
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Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Participation in Social Services Programs: A Case Study
This resource is a guide to the challenges and supports -- including informational structure and presentation -- that might affect social services clients (and literacy learners) in the quest for services from federal, state, and local entities.
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Resources About Immigrant Safety, Rights, and Dialogue
This resource is a “meta-file” of links to online documents, guidelines, best practices, and videos, all of which will aid literacy program staff in supporting the educational, civic, and legal concerns of immigrant learners.
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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...