educational curriculum is a key component of our treatment
planning. We believe that it assists the client in
developing into a functional, self-reliant individual, and
addresses some of the basic needs in building a strong educational
foundation. The current courses include Health & Wellness,
Basic and Advanced Math, Spanish, Communications and Introduction
to Computers. We also offer a complete
G.E.D. course with Pre-tests and the ability for clients to
obtain their G.E.D.
Once the clients have completed our curriculum, we encourage them in continuing with their educational goals by providing direction and assistance in attending college courses available in the area.
By the end of the course, the student will have learned the Spanish alphabet, numbers and basic grammar. The student will have a basic understanding in how to read and write in Spanish. The student will have started to learn how to speak Spanish as well.
HEALTH & FITNESS
By the end of the course, each student will have developed the skills necessary to live as a healthy and fit individual. The student will have designed his own individual fitness program. He will have established proper hygiene, which promotes health and wellness. The student will have a basic understanding of diet and nutrition to implement daily toward healthy living and achieving his personal goals.
By the end of the course, each student will have learned and perfected proper essay format. The student will learn to fill an application correctly and how to create an effective resume' with a cover letter. The student will learn to confidently and effectively give an oral presentation, as well as how to properly present themselves during an interview.
By the end of the course, each student will have learned how to complete the order of operations in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The student will have learned how to add, subtract, multiply and divide decimals and fractions, and all related operations to their use. The student will have an understanding of how to convert fractions and decimals and how to find percentages.
By the end of the course, each student will have learned basic writing skills with proper sentence and paragraph structure. The student will learn new vocabulary and proper punctuation, grammar and spelling. The student will also learn how to write essays.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS
By the end of the course, each student will have learned what a computer's functions are. The student will learn how to type and use various programs on the computer, such as Microsoft Word and Excel. The student will have a basic understanding of how a computer works. The student will be able to navigate around a computer.