Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP)

Christina Dick, Program Director

A program that provides support services to low-income youth, ages 16-24, who face barriers to employment. Services strategies are developed to prepare youth for employment and/or post-secondary education through strong connections between academic and occupational learning.

Primary services include tutoring, study skills, and dropout prevention. Alternative Education, leadership development, adult mentoring, and followup services for twelve months are also offered. Comprehensive guidance and counseling as well as education will be offered and encouraged concurrently with and in the same context as workforce preparation activities and training. Additionally offering activities that help youth prepare for and transition to post-secondary education and training, in regards to high school students in their pursuit of higher education or employment upon graduation.

In conjunction, students will be guided through the planning process in the areas of employment and/or college success. Students also have an opportunity to culturally and socially expand their knowledge through social and cultural trips, campus visits, physical activities, community service, and other experiences they may not otherwise encounter.