Our Approach

CCYouthModel-2011

The Find Your Wings Model is a holistic approach to student self discovery.

  • Modular and customizable for youth grades 4 through 12
  • Collaborations with non-profits, public/private schools and faith-based organizations to enhance career success potential
  • Workshops offered as after school, summer, or weekend retreats
  • Highly interactive sessions; individual and group exercises; homework assignments to engage participants with adults outside of workshop
  • Individual coaching available

FIND YOUR WINGS ELEMENTS           

CAREER DEVELOPMENT Workshop Topics

(4 primary areas for learning and self-reflection)

Find Your Wings Elements

Workshop Topics

Life Energy
  • Personal assessment of FYW elements
  • Interaction of FYW elements
  • Understand power of appreciating who you are
  • Positive focus, pro-activity–well-being and motivation
  • Being internally guided in your decision making
  • Using passion as key
  • Owning your life and what you want it to be
  • Reframing negatives
  • Resiliency/grit
Strengths and Purpose
  • Temperament
  • Interests
  • Learning Styles
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Skills
  • Cognitive processes
Relationships 
  • Building Trust
  • Managing Conflict
  • Requesting and Receiving Feedback
  • Networking
  • Social Media
  • Effective Team Participation
Personal & Professional
  • Reframing/removing personal barriers
  • Educational Preparation
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Planning
  • Career Decision Making
  • Career Internet Sites
  • Internships
  • College Access review
  • Journaling/Visioning
Work Readiness
  • Gifts and Limits of School and Work
  • Business Etiquette
  • Resume Writing
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Cover letters
  • Interviewing
  • Job Applications
  • Skill Assessments

Workshop rates: negotiable based upon frequency and level of customization required

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