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Skills to Pay the Bills is a group based learning program that covers the soft skills that are required for workplace success. The group may be composed of 6-12 youth (general age range is 14-24) or a group of adults. Youth and adult cohorts must be conducted separately. Smaller groups or individual sessions may be authorized to ensure timely and appropriate services for the consumer. Skills are taught using a variety of activities that are engaging and targeted to the youth or adult learner. The Department of Labor program called "Skills to Pay the Bills" is delivered 1 session per topic for youth and 1 session per 2 topics for adults. Sessions may be offered on an as need basis; not all sessions are required.
An agency may provide this service if they agree to follow the required curriculum found at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/odep/topics/youth/transition/soft-skills and have sessions conducted by staff who have background and skills in presenting material to youth and adult learners and are knowledgeable about youth and adult learning styles. Training or certification is not required.
|Skills to Pay the Bills||Provide consumers with soft skills training in order to gain successful employment.||45 days from authorization||
||$75/session (per consumer)|
An Authorization for Services is required from DVR before any services can begin.
Reports are due within 5 business days of the end of the service or previous month if the service is continuing.
Note: If the service provider is seeking to use their own reporting template, the report must contain all the elements and follow the same sequence in the required DVR reporting template. Please email the DVR Program Development Specialist to submit a reporting template and request for approval.
Invoices for services should be submitted as described on the Authorization for Services, also referred to as the purchase order. Invoices must be received by DVR within 60 days of completion of the service. Properly submitted invoices will be paid within 30 days of receipt when reports and services have been delivered and accepted as specified.
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