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How Does Horizons Pre-Employment Program Explore Employment?

woman_joy_horizon.JPGAt Horizons, women have the opportunity to learn about themselves while exploring how life experiences may have created barriers to their personal growth and work options. Participants will discover strengths, interests, and skills through a series of personal development and employment related workshops.

Horizons provides a sequence of approximately 30 workshops covering topics that include self esteem building, communications skills, recognizing the impacts of abuse and trauma, as well as recognizing strengths and aspirations. 

Workshops also focus on creating job search skills, success in the workplace, and keeping your job.

All workshops focus on creating healthy and meaningful relationships and becoming active and successful members in the community and workplace.

What you learn:

Personal Development

  • Self Esteem
  • Creating Balance
  • Boundaries
  • Problem Solving
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Stress Management
  • Communication
  • Self-Care
  • Food & Mood
  • Changes & Letting Go
  • Budgeting

Employment Related Skills

  • Keeping a Job
  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Time Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Networking
  • Completing Applications
  • Learning Styles
  • Job Search
  • Explore Resources

Women also work individually with a Case Manager who supports them as they work toward their individual employment goals. Some women start exclusively with this individual support until they feel ready for the group work. 

Horizons has a continuous intake process. Women can start at any time. What are you waiting for. Call 250-748-7000 today to find out more.

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