LifeSteps Training

Single mothers, adults who have been out of the workforce for some time, adults with disabilities, those with limited experience: able-bodied people who need to adapt to new, and different, hiring expectations. This is where CLC LifeSteps Training – the educational component – plays a vital role .  LifeSteps combines job training, life skills training, mentoring, and networking to help individuals develop skills and self-confidence in a supportive environment. Classes include job seeker support, money management, and beginning computer instruction.


LifeSteps Class Descriptions

Class space is limited.
For questions call CLC today – 972.542.0020

Word 101   Register now!
(1st Wednesday, 9:00 am to noon)
Microsoft Word is a word processing software application used in the creation of text documents and is a common program used in many office environments.  Word 101 will teach students the basics of Word 2010 covering such topics as the use of the ribbon and toolbars, document basics (creating, saving, opening, and printing documents), and editing text.

New Directions  Register now!
(1st Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
A layoff, job change, or any other financial obstacle can be a challenging and stressful situation for you and your family.  There will be emotional highs and lows and sometimes it will seem like good news is far from reach.  However, you can achieve a successful new direction with careful planning, useful tools, and a positive approach.  Some topics covered in this class include reviewing finances and expenses, identifying sources of income, budgeting, saving, spending, and evaluating debt.

All About Food Eating Healthy, Purchasing Smartly, Storing Safety  Register now!
(2nd Wednesday, 9:00 am to 10:30 am)
Money saving tips before going to the store, at the store, and later at home. Information on how eating healthy can fit into your lifestyle and budget. Important information on how to purchase nutritious foods, save on your grocery bills and store your purchases to keep their nutritive and economic value.

Nuevas Direcciones New Directions (taught in Spanish) Register now!
(2ª Miércoles, 13:00 a 14:30)
Nuestro Nuevo Direcciones clase ahora está disponible en español. Conocer exactamente la misma información de nuestras otras clases de alfabetización financiera que es auspiciado por la deuda GreenPath soluciones, pero esta clase será en español para la comunidad hispana.

Banking Your Money Register now!
(3rd Wednesday, 9:00am to 10:30am)
Learn which checking and savings accounts work the best with your lifestyle. Learn to manage your daily finances using online banking, direct deposit, debit cards and more.

Bouncing Back When Your Income Drops  Register now!
(3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
Managing your money is a challenge but even more so in tough times.  Discover spending plans so that you will know where your dollars are going. Set spending priorities. Determine ways to control spending by cutting corners.  Find out how to communicate with and pay your creditors and finally, learn ways to manage stress.

Job Seeker–Tools for Success Register now!
(4th Wednesday, 9:00 am to noon)
One reason families are in crisis is due to job loss.  CLC is pleased to offer a class designed to assist you in finding your first job or a new job.  The class includes instruction on (1) determining what you want to do, (2) updating your resume to reflect your goals, (3) effectively searching for a job, and (4) winning the job through a practice interview with an experienced executive coach.

Fun, Fit and Fab Register now!
(4th Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
You want to get fit but you have a rigid schedule? Attend our class and we will learn how to develop a fitness routine just by using our everyday movements. We will also discuss the signs the body gives when it is unhealthy and simple ways to get it back on track! So please join us as we begin our 2015 year Fun Fit and Fab!