NUSKOOL Scholars LLC is in the business of changing and shaping lives. The work we do at our organization is aimed at providing a holistic approach to solving some of our society’s biggest challenges. We make sure our partners are empowered by creating opportunities for individuals and communities.
COMMUNITY BASED ASSESSMENT
Community based assessments allow future workers to be exposed to a variety of local workplaces and environments. The CBA provides supervised experience in the local employment market that allows our clients to be better informed when choosing their vocational goal.
WORK SKILLS ASSESSMENT
Work Skills Assessments are very useful for individuals who have a general idea of their vocational goal yet may not be sure they can meet the daily demands of the job. The skills assessment gives a clear picture of where improvement is needed to sustain full or part-time employment.
This curriculum-based training takes place in a paid job setting where the individual can gain exactly the skills needed for employment.
This training involves a personal job coach who helps the newly employed to learn how perform the job tasks required by the employer, as well as interpersonal skills required to communicate effectively in the workplace.
This service assists individuals in getting a job, providing specific short-term support, and ensure that the employee is set-up for a successful start in the workforce.
WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Work-based learning experience provides a real-world work experience that assists in developing an understanding of the demands of paid work, improvement of the soft skills needed to be successful, and obtaining a better understanding of potential career choices.
FINANCIAL LITERACY CAMP
This class provides useful and important information regarding checking and savings accounts, budgeting, scams, taxes, and financial communications to ensure that all attendees are provided the skills for financial literacy.
CEO 2.0 CAMP
This camp provides students with tools and information that will assist them in pertaining their long-term goals- career planning, career preparation, self-assessments, completing job applications, interviewing skills, appropriate dress, work ethic, self-advocacy, appropriate workplace behavior and critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in future employment and independence.
SOFT SKILLS CAMP
Soft Skills Camp is based on five key points: communication skills; team building and leadership; time management; personality, professionalism, and work ethic; and problem solving. These skills will prepare attendees for future intervies and employment.
NUSkool Academy works with individuals to increase the likelihood of future success by providing them tools necessary to successfully transition to post-secondary employment and/or higher education. The main goals of NUSkool Academy is to increase attendance while simultaneously decreasing behaviors leading to suspension. NUSkool Academy also has a primary focus on affording individuals the opportunity for Career Exploration within and outside of Summers County. Students will be identified and selected to participate in this program by the administration team; made up of the Director of Student Services, school principle, guidance counselor, select faculty, school resource officer, and other designated committee members as appointed by utilizing data through as tracked by Summers County schools.
CHILDREN WITH SERIOUS EMOTIONAL DISORDER WAIVER
The CSEDW is a Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waiver program authorized under §1915(c) of the Social Security Act. The CSEDW provides services that are additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for members ages three through 20 who are enrolled in the CSEDW program. The CSEDW permits WV to provide an array of HCBS that enables children who would otherwise require institutionalization to remain in their homes and communities.
This waiver prioritizes children/youth with serious emotional disorders (SED) who are :
In Psychiatric Rehabilitation Treatment Facilities (PRTFs) or other residential treatment providers
either out-of-state or in-state; and
Other Medicaid-eligible children with SED who are at risk of institutionalization.
West Virginia defines the term "children with a serious emotional disorder" (CSED) as children with an SED who are ages three through 20 and who currently have or at any time during the past year have had a diagnosable mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder of sufficient duration to meet diagnostic criteria specified within the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) (or International
IN-HOME FAMILY THERAPY
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IN-HOME FAMILY SUPPORT
In-Home Family Support services allow the member and family to practice and implement the coping strategies introduced by the in-home therapist. The family support worker works with the member and family on the practical application of the skills and interventions that will allow the member and family to function more effectively. The family support worker assists the family therapist by helping the parent/child communicate their concerns; providing feedback to the therapist about observable family dynamics; helping the family and youth implement changes discussed in family therapy and/or parenting classes; providing education to the parent/legal representative regarding their child's mental illness; coaching, supporting, and encouraging new parenting techniques; helping parents/legal representative learn new parenting skills specific to meet the needs of their child; participating in family activities and supports parents/legal representatives in applying specific and on-the-spot parenting methods in order to change family dynamics.