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Survey On Service-sector Workers With Skill Barriers

Oct 25, 2016  · We are looking for real life examples of these situations, focusing on people who work in retail, hospitality, food service, or entry-level healthcare jobs. Please take the survey and share your thoughts. Thanks on behalf of Amanda Bergson-Shilcock of the National Skills Coalition.

Actived: Sunday May 9, 2021

Detail: https://community.lincs.ed.gov/group/20/bulletin/survey-service-sector-workers-skill-barriers

WorkforceGPS: Healthcare and Green Energy in Native ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nov 01, 2018  · Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program Evaluation: Final Report. 2016. This report examines the healthcare-focused education and training provided to TANF recipients and low-income individuals at five tribal agencies and community colleges funded by the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG).

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How confident are you in helping adult learners prepare ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 23, 2018  · Thanks, David, for sharing these jobs reports as food for thought. I'm curious about how they've reported on the two allied health jobs: home health aides and personal care aides. The nearly 300% increase for care aides, and 37% decrease for health aides, suggests that the skills of care aides are in greater demand than those of health aides.

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Now hiring: Director of Health Literacy in Austin, TX ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 18, 2013  · We would love your help targeting potential candidates as the new Director of Health Literacy! Please find the job description included in the body below. We are doing a national search to fill the position, and would greatly appreciate your help by forwarding the job …

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English for Nursing Assistants | LINCS Community | Adult ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 15, 2015  · Hello colleagues, There is a huge need for Certified Nursing Assistants in many communities, including mine, and many adult English learners are interested in working in health care. While a CNA job is a entry-level, low-wage job, working as a CNA can be a gateway job to a better job in health care. Some nursing homes will even pay for a CNA's nurse training.

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Industry-focused Career Pathways for Low-skilled Adult ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 25, 2017  · I noticed that a couple of these health care career pathways begin with jobs that don't require a h.s. diploma or HSE. They list three kinds of jobs that don't require secondary level certification: 1) Transporter Duties: Transports patients, equipment, supplies. Avg. hourly wage: $10.50. 2) Food Service Assistant Duties: Prepares and serves food

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Preparing Adults for Health Care Careers | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Hi Everyone,Last night Obama talked about the administration's committment to prepare adults for the kinds of jobs that are available and match them with those jobs. People in healthcare found that even during the height of the recession, there were jobs open for nurses, medical assistants, medical coders, and others. These are good jobs to aspire to for those who are working their way through ...

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Health Literacy Jobs Posting thread | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 08, 2016  · Dec 31, 2017  · Greetings! Here is a job posting from Wisconsin Health Literacy (Applications due January 15, 2016) Wisconsin Health Literacy (WHL) is inviting applications for a new part-time Health Literacy Project Coordinator position. The person selected will help implement a two-year project entitled "Adopting a Patient-Centered Prescription Medication Label in Wisconsin," …

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Good Jobs that Pay without a BA Degree | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 01, 2017  · Aug 01, 2017  · Research shows that these jobs continue to grow, but that they are changing from traditional blue-collar industries to skilled-services industries. A gain of 4 million good jobs in skilled-services industries, such as financial services and health services, has more than offset the 2.8 million good jobs lost in manufacturing.

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Top Jobs in 10 Years | LINCS Community | Adult Education ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 06, 2014  · Feb 06, 2014  · The following comes directly from the Department of Labor Newsletter for February 6, 2014.. Top Jobs in 10 Years. Did you know that the health-care sector and social assistance sector (which includes child and youth services and community services) are projected to account for almost one-third of the total increase in employment over the next 10 years?

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Welcome and Please Introduce Yourself! | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 10, 2012  · Sep 10, 2012  · Health care jobs are available and will likely expand with the new demands of the Affordable Care Act. This will require good science teaching and health literacy at all levels of education, and I hope that we as a group can help make this happen! I look forward to hearing from you all about your experience teaching science in adult education ...

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Home Health Aides: More than just a job? | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 20, 2018  · Hi Michael, I agree that this population and career path are worth exploring and supporting for many reasons. I'm sure you've seen this book: Project Care: Health Care Case Studies, Multimedia, and Projects for Practicing English.It's by Steve Quann and Diana Satin, who have both been in the adult education world for many years.

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Career preparation online | LINCS Community | Adult ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 04, 2018  · Mar 04, 2018  · Paul, and others, You may find the Work Readiness and Work-contextualized Curriculum pages of the Literacy List helpful. There is a multi-page section that includes free, online work-contextualized basic skills curricula. The medical professions and allied health careers curricula, for example, are on pages 9 -13.

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ED Request for Member Input on Pre-Apprenticeship ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 16, 2020  · For example, according to a recent NY Times Opinion piece "The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the job projected to have the largest percentage increase in employment from 2018 to 2028 is the home health aide followed by the personal care aide, a reflection of the growing older population in America." Typically these are entry-level ...

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Workforce GPS: So you want to be a nurse? | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 30, 2017  · Jun 30, 2017  · <p>My granddaughter graduated with honors from Lasalle University in May, 2017. &nbsp;She already has a job at Christiana Hospital in Delaware. &nbsp;She will server a 4-month interim during which she and the hospital decide where she will serve the patients best. &nbsp;My best friend was a nurse from the '70s to the 2000s. &nbsp;She started at a hospital always working …

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Does employment move individuals out of poverty? | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 15, 2018  · Moreover, middle-skills jobs comprise a diverse set of occupations, spanning all industries, including health care workers, legal assistants, police officers and engineering technicians.10 Many are in high-growth industries, such as health care and clean energy.

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Will I need a License or Certification for my Job? | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 28, 2016  · Sep 28, 2016  · Requires demonstrating competency to do a specific job, often through an examination process. In 2015, about 3 percent of employed people held a certification, but no license. Some groups, such as those working in community and social services and healthcare, have a relatively high percentage of workers who have a certification, but not a license.

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Some Real Stories on Health Care: Share? | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 16, 2014  · Before I begin my post, I want to disclose that I and my family have benefited greatly from health care benefits provided by non-profit jobs I have held since 1989. So, here goes. As the story Julie told us about the mechanical engineer shows, there is often a huge disconnect between people's reactions to AFA and the knowledge of what they can ...

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Author Interview with Diana Satin: Project Care - Health ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 30, 2018  · In job-readiness activities, we included "managing your health" as a theme and dealt with examples of common personal health strategies (e.g., good diet, exercise, stress-management, limiting exposure to toxins, etc.) as well as more job-specific health challenges faced by workers in particular jobs (e.g., for learners exploring jobs as truck ...

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A Health Career On-ramp for English Language Learners ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 15, 2017  · An article from The New York Times, titled, Lacking E.M.T.s, an Aging Maine Turns to Immigrants highlights a unique program at a community college, that supports both English Language Learners and area employers in developing an on-ramp to healthcare careers in the U.S. “This program is a win-win-win,” said David Zahn, chairman of the global languages department at the community …

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A Deep Dive Into the 6 Elements of the Career Pathways ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 25, 2021  · Starting April 5, 2021, this discussion thread will be used for A Deep Dive Into the 6 Elements of the Career Pathways Toolkit. We will have a new guest and new questions to explore each week. A full list of guests will be released in this discussion thread on Friday, April 2, 2021. I encourage members of the community to review the toolkit over the next few weeks and bring questions and ...

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Friday COABE Presentations Related to R&W | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 15, 2015  · As promised, following is a list of COABE sessions that are likely to meet your interest in implementing best practices to engage adult learners in reading and writing acquisition. These are my choices for Friday, the last day. Please note that some sessions show a crossover into technology, ESL, workforce, or testing concerns, but I only included those that also support Reading and Writing ...

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Friday COABE Presentations Related to D&L | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 15, 2015  · As promised, following is a list of COABE sessions that are likely to meet your interest in implementing best practices to engage diverse adult learners in literacy acquisition. These are my choices for Friday, the last day. Please note that some sessions show a crossover into technology, ESL, workforce, or testing concerns, but I only included those that also support Diversity & Literacy ...

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The Workplace and Health Report Shows Impact on Workers ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 15, 2016  · A new poll of working adults 1 in the U.S. by National Public Radio, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was conducted to examine workers’ perceptions of health problems, experiences, issues, and challenges in the workplace. This poll sought to answer seven main questions related to health in the workplace: 1.

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The Gig Economy and Career Pathways | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 23, 2016  · One in three gig workers hold jobs in health services or education. Health and education fields historically rely on educational attainment to hire workers and ensure quality, but independent workers must budget time and money for training largely on …

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Among 25 Harvard University Top 25 Government Innovations ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 16, 2017  · Colleagues, The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Kennedy School at Harvard University in May announced their finalists and top 25 Programs for Innovations in American Government Award. Two of these, interestingly, were for programs in adult basic skills, one is a finalist. From the website: “Selected by a team of policy experts, researchers, and practitioners, these ...

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Day Two of the Researcher-Practitioner Discussion on ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 30, 2019  · Welcome to the second day of our discussion with the researcher-practitioner team of the Career Pathways Programing for Lower-Skilled Adults in High-Need Cities research project. Thank you to everyone who has been following along with our conversation. Today is the last day of our discussion, and you are invited to bring your comments and questions for our panel.

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Welcome to Part 2 of Our Discussion: Resources for ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nov 18, 2013  · Health careers are good choices for many adults who have gone through the ESOL, ABE and GED paths. But the medical terminology, math and science can be very difficult. If we can do a better job in general to improve heatlh literacy in our lower and mid level learners, we could ensure that more of them are prepared to go on toward health careers.

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Is there evidence that those seeking middle skills jobs ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nov 20, 2016  · On page six (6), there is mention of health information technology. When I did a quick Google search of the terms, digital skills and data, I saw several city and state workforce partnerships (San Diego; Connecticut; Iowa) with reports that highlight equal or greater numbers of middle skill jobs in nursing and allied health. These are ...

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Executive Summary: Impact of the Heath Professions ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 02, 2016  · The Health Professions Pathways (H2P) project was initially funded through the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCT) grant program. The H2P Consortium includes community colleges, community agencies, and partner employers that seek to improve health …

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Department of Labor Announces American Apprenticeship ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 10, 2015  · On Wednesday, September 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced 46 recipients of the American Apprenticeship Grants. These grantees pledge to train and hire more than 34,000 new apprentices in healthcare, IT, and advanced manufacturing over a five year period.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY - Skills Development Specialist | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 25, 2015  · Job Description: Provide therapeutic principals of positive work habits, job skill development and personal growth through the supervision and training of clients in the disbursement of orders, manufacturing processes, quality initiatives, inventory control and warranty claims for Minnesota State Industries product lines. ... Health care and ...

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What Can A Health Literacy Association Do For You? | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 01, 2013  · Health care professionals and providers interested in promoting health literacy, and; ... > Both FT and freelance job postings that are up to date with actual payment/salary and direct contact info. And in my experience members being able to post jobs is really helpful, and helps ensure there are worthwhile listings for people to look through. ...

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Increasing needs for discussing strategies to address ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 02, 2016  · It is a "first step" on a career in healthcare and many do not see the position as a long term career. Specialists:This is a large group with no one industry dominating much in which the employer wants X years experience with one specific type of machine or process or needs more than 4 years of college to fill

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The robots are coming, but not necessarily for your job ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 11, 2019  · “On Point” (WBUR) has a recent series of podcasts on the present and future of capitalism, which discuss the factors (e.g., automation and export of jobs that formerly provided living wages and benefits, decline in labor unions, reduced investment in education, declines in public health and basic healthcare, ….) that have contributed to ...

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Work Prep for ELLs | LINCS Community | Adult Education and ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 18, 2015  · Granted, each of these jobs is a low skilled occupation that does not always pay a family sustaining wage. It is reality that these kinds of "gateway" jobs are often an immigrant or refugee's first job in the US. Of course, it is a goal for many to move beyond these types of jobs to careers that can better support families.

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Funding to Address the Digital Divide in Health Literacy ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 16, 2016  · Health Literacy, Technology and Learning, and Program Management Colleagues, While the Internet access digital divide, including for adult basic skills learners, appears to be narrowing, we still have the digital use divide. This plays out, for example, when adult learners need to apply online for jobs, benefits, or college financial aid; or when they need to communicate with their children's ...

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New report on career pathways programming in Chicago ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 24, 2017  · You mention in another post about a healthcare career pathway program that works with learners at a 4th grade level. That is quite a remarkable entry level to begin from, with the goal of achieving a healthcare related industry credential. Was the expectation that participants would earn an industry credential as a part of their enrollment?

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DOL Newsletter: Apprenticeships; foreign-trained health ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Since 2001, the Welcome Back Center at Grossmont College has assisted more than 3,600 foreign-trained health-care professionals who have the right to work in the United States but need assistance obtaining appropriate licenses, credentials, orientation and job placement.

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Assessment for AE Online Course Plans, March-April 2017 ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) For example, if a student has a goal of getting a job as a healthcare provider, I might design a class teaching internet searching around searching for jobs in the healthcare field or use a hospitals website as a basis for teaching. Class Description (Level and demographics) The Basic Computer is designed for people who have basic knowledge of ...

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Day One of the Researcher-Practitioner Discussion on ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 29, 2019  · Welcome to our two-day discussion of the Career Pathways Programing for Lower-Skilled Adults in High-Need Cities research report. This report is a comprehensive documentation of a survey of adult education providers, including focus groups, and …

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Understanding the need for digital literacy skills for ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Hello colleagues, I know a major focus for many adult education programs in the past eight months has been supporting program staff and learners in building digital literacy skills. For a lot of us that has been rapid-response work to quickly figure out how to provide classes online and support learners remotely. But I know that a lot of us are also working to support learners who are suddenly ...

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Welcome to Health Literacy at COABE 2016! | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 08, 2016  · One clear "health literacy" connection at COABE was the connection between literacy, health literacy, and healthcare career pathways. As a beginning step in healthcare careers, many adults begin as certified nurses aides (CNAs). I want to alert practitioners to an upcoming webinar that might help their students.

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First Health Literacy Project in Austria | LINCS Community ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 22, 2013  · Good morning,Today I want to tell you something about my Health Literacy Project in Austria.It is the first one for this land (except the multiplier training of the FGZ). I get the chance to show this land why healthy literacy is important and how you can improve your own knowledge.It is a small project, but it is the first step for me and all of us. If it is successful - I am sure some other ...

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A Conversation with Tadd Wamester on Coronavirus ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 27, 2020  · Join LINCS member, Tadd Wamester, and Career Pathways Moderator, Mike Cruse, for an informal conversation about lessons from Tadd's career supporting adult learners through significant life transitions. Tadd is currently the Director of the New Americans Initiative at Voxy, where he builds partnerships supporting careers for New Americans, through up-skilling and incumbent worker training ...

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Webinar on Sector Strategies and Career Pathways | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 14, 2014  · Participants will also hear from one sector initiative, Instituto del Progreso Latino, about how it has implemented a sector-based career pathways approach to help workers get jobs and advance in healthcare and manufacturing. Panelists: · Vickie Choitz Director, Alliance for Quality Career Pathways CLASP · Tom DuBois

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Career Pathways' Partnership Case Studies | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) May 19, 2015  · Expanding apprenticeships and other forms of on-the-job training that lead to better paying jobs: On-the-job training at most companies is a combination of formal and informal, instructor-led training, e-learning and on-the-job training, coaching, shadowing, video training, self-study, testing and visual assessments. Apprenticeships are the ...

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Helping local businesses build healthy communities | LINCS ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 19, 2016  · In partnership with a prominent academic institution, the project is producing novel research to draw the connections between health, education, and jobs. The final report will drive a greater understanding of the link between business and health, and provide evidence about how health and economic empowerment are linked. Resource Center. The ...

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