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Motivational interviewing (MI) is a form of empathic dialogue used to strengthen a person’s motivation and commitment to change by exploring reasons for and resolving ambivalence about change. MI is an internationally recognized evidence-based practice (EBP) intervention for alcohol and drug abuse...
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Through its network of financial educators, community-based organizations, and advocates, MassSaves provides financial education resources to help people achieve financial stability and build financial assets. Personalized Financial Confidence and Coaching is available to help Massachusetts...
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This 2016 report from the Aspen Institute features models of effective approaches to partnerships between education and workforce organizations, such as career centers, community colleges, and community-based organizations, and immigrant-serving organizations to help expand immigrants’ access to...
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This 2016 report from the National Skills Coalition highlights seven program models of adult education, workforce development, and immigrant integration that are effective in helping immigrant workers build skills, acquire recognized postsecondary credentials, obtain employment in in-demand...
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This 2016 report, published by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, describes how the recovery from the Great Recession of 2007–2009 has primarily benefited workers with at least some postsecondary education. However, the majority of jobs that were lost in this recession...
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This report addresses the question, How do immigrants contribute to the workforce of the employers in the region? The findings are based on an analysis of large-scale surveys conducted in 2014 and 2015; they were also informed by interviews with employers conducted during the winter of 2017.
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This site houses a collection of technology apps, websites, and other tools used by instructors and student success coaches working in Mobility and Opportunity for Valuable Employment by Upskilling Parents (MOVE UP) programs. The goal of MOVE UP is to help low-income parents gain skills and...
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The National Career Clusters® Framework provides a structure for teaching and learning about careers and career pathways, organized around 16 Career Clusters or groupings of similar occupations. Developed by the Career and Technical Education (CTE) system, the framework can be useful to adult...
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This NCSALL Review of Adult Learning and Literacy chapter provides a comprehensive view of the state of numeracy instruction in the United States and other English-speaking countries. This review examines the field of adult numeracy education through three lens: research, practice, and policy. They...
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This document describes key stages in the development of the Numeracy assessment scale for the ALL survey that took place between 1998 and 2003. The authors present a conceptual discussion of the numeracy construct and its facets, examines approaches to assessment of mathematical skills, and...