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Life Skills/Soft Skills and Skills Enhancement (Job Skills) Training Differences (As of April 10, 2013) Life Skills/Soft Skills Skills Enhancement (Job Skills)
Life Skills/Soft Skills and Skills Enhancement (Job Skills) Training Differences (As of April 10, 2013)

| |Life Skills/Soft Skills |Skills Enhancement (Job Skills) | |Definit|Life skills/Soft skills training |Training and education for job skills | |ion |is training that prepares parents |required by an employer to provide the| | |to meet the demands of everyday |individual with the ability to obtain | | |life and employment. |employment, or to advance or adapt to | | | |the changing demands of the workplace.| |Example|Dependable Strength |Microsoft Excel | | |Interpersonal Communication |Workplace Communications (memos, | | | |business letters, presentations) | |Goal |It is intended to be an up-front |It is intended to help individuals | | |introduction that helps prepare a |gain the skills they need to obtain or| | |parent to participate in |retain a job, or to advance in | | |activities effectively. |employment. | |Focus |On those areas that can affect a |On educational or technical training | | |parent's ability to make good |designed specifically to help | | |choices about participating, and |individuals move into employment. | | |ultimately, keeping a job. | | |Federal|Time-limited Core - same category |Countable Non-Core, no time limit. | |Reporti|as job search/job readiness (12 | | |ng |weeks) | | |eJAS |LS – if independent life skills |JT | |Code | | | | |JS – if done as part of Job Search| | | | | | | |Note: If the Life skills/Soft | | | |skills training is embedded in job| | | |search, family violence, mental | | | |health or chemical dependency | | | |treatment, it is not coded | | | |separately. It is coded and | | | |federally reported as part of | | | |these activities. | | |Topics |Self-awareness |ESL (stacked with core activity) | |Include|Attitude |Basic Education | | |Balancing work and personal life |WorkFirst Family Literacy or Pregnancy| | |Money management |to Employment educational programs | | |Stress and anger management |Pre-requisites | | |Time management |Developmental/remedial education | | |Interpersonal communication skills|Part-time vocational education or | | | |customized employer training | | |Appropriate standards for dress |General training | | |and participation | | |Cannot |Activities to promote a healthier |High school (HS) | |Include|lifestyle (smoking cessation) |GED (GE) | | |Driver’s education |Stand-alone ESL | | |License revocation or other legal | | | |issues | | | |Parenting classes | |

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