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Coaching:

Life skills Coaching - Help with setting and attaining life and activity goals, help with advocacy and planning during these uncertain times

Academic coaching – Help with time management, organization, and planning for online learning

Career coaching – help with searching for employment and attaining a career

Tutoring:

Help with completing essays and assignments, and understanding concepts. Multiple subjects available.

Resource-Room:

Drop-in tutoring available starting the week of April 13th. Complete assignments and get advice from a tutor. You can stay the whole session and use the time to get homework done, or you can simply attend when you have a question. Resource Room is offered Tuesday 6-8pm, Wednesday 10am-12pm, and Thursday 10am-12pm. More sessions forthcoming.

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Webinars & Online Classes Open to Anyone

Koru Mindfulness:

Basic & 2.0 classes - To help you manage stress and live in the present moment.

Length: 4 Sessions
Cost: $40
Learn More About Koru


Job Seeker Strategies:

Career exploration and strategies to land that dream career opportunity.

Length: 8 Sessions
Cost: $80
Learn More About Job Seeker Strategies


Skills to Pay the Bills:

Learning and mastery of soft skills for workplace success, including communication, enthusiasm & attitude, teamwork , networking, problem solving & critical thinking, and professionalism.

Length: 6 Sessions
Cost: $60
Learn More About Skills to Pay the Bills


More online workshops coming! Visit our Online Courses page to see our upcoming workshops and register.

Base Transition Coaching: First 4 hours of service per week, provided as 1:1 coaching.

This is coaching specific to supporting success in school, as well as transition from school to work. It includes academic coaching and advocacy, time management and organization support, and brainstorming solutions to problems and assignments. It can also include other skills support needed in the areas of life skills, social skills, vocational skills, etc. IF student does not require 4 hours per week of sole academic support, the remaining time may be used in any of the ways below (with the exception of tutoring):

Base Transition Coaching support can be funded by:

  • Cost: $50/hour

Additional 1:1 Coaching

Any additional hours needed. This is coaching is additional time that can be spent working on the above mentioned skills, and can (currently) be funded by:

  • Cost: Up to 4 hours total of 1:1 coaching per week at $50/hr

Content Specific Tutoring

Tutoring that is content and subject specific. Tutors may be already hired staff by Accessible Academics or may be hired specifically to work with the student. Tutoring hours INCLUDE the amount of preparation time the Tutor takes to prepare for a tutoring session (i.e., refreshing themselves on a topic, locating and printing worksheets, readings, resources or activities to teach the student).

Tutoring can be funded by:

  • ACCES-VR: Counselors at ACCES-VR will determine the amount of time the student is allowed to receive tutoring per week. Up to 7 hours per week can be allocated.
  • Cost: For those students that do not have ACCES-VR eligibility, tutoring will be privately billed at $35/hour.

Group Meals

Group meals are held in a hosting student's apartment. Students will join together to prepare, cook and serve a meal for the group of registered students who are in attendance. The purpose of group meals is to build independent healthy meal preparation skills in addition to shopping on a budget, following directions, proper meal and social etiquette, and socializing with others during mealtime. The cost for ingredients for the meal is included.

Group Meals can be funded by:

  • Cost: $70/week

Resource Room

This is a time when students can work independently on projects, papers, budgeting, making shopping lists, creating/updating a resume, or any other task that they choose with support from Accessible Academics’ staff. It is held on weekday evenings at the Solar Cafe at Collegiate Village and is available to all students in the program, including those who do not reside at Collegiate Village.

Resource Room can be funded by:

  • Cost: $80/week

Social Outings

Once per month, Accessible Academics will organize a group recreational outing for students interested in participating. Please note these activities will be catered to the participants attending and will be planned in accordance with student’s physical, mental and emotional abilities to participate. The cost of the admittance fee for attractions is included in the amount billed for this service up to $30. Example trips include going to the mall, museums, parks, zoo, etc.

Social Outings can be funded by:

  • Cost: $80/month

On-Call Services

On-call services refer to calls made to the coaches between 8pm and 8am and on days the coach is not scheduled to work. It also refers to direct calls made to the Transition Coordinator after 5pm and before 9am, or on holidays or weekends. The purpose of these calls can range from needing last minute support in academics, life skills, social skills, vocational skills, emergencies & incidents. On-Call Services DO NOT include conversations had during these times via TEXT message or only for the purpose of scheduling a meeting.

On call services can be funded by:

  • Cost: On-Call services will be privately billed at the cost of $30/hr (billed in 15 minute increments) if via phone and billed at a rate of $50/hr in person.

Workshops

Workshops are available to any students who are seeking to gain some additional skills. Workshops offered are subject to student need and enrollment each semester. All workshops run 60 to 75 minutes unless otherwise specified. Workshops require a minimum of 4 registrants to be held as scheduled.

  • UCLA PEERS Curriculum for Social Skills for Young Adults - 16 weeks
  • Academic Seminars - 6 weeks
  • Vocational Series I (Employment Insight & Preparation) - 8 weeks
  • Vocational Series II (Employment Searching & Securing) - 8 weeks
  • Koru Mindfulness

Workshops can be funded by:

  • Cost: $30 fee-per-session

Peer to Peer Mentoring

All students who enroll in Accessible Academics’ programming will receive the support of being matched to a peer mentor. This peer mentor is to support students when coaches are not available and in social situations. Peer Mentors are matched on a case by case basis (with student agreement) and are volunteers or interns. Most often, peer mentors are other students either at the student’s school or at the same residential campus as the student. Peer mentors will accompany students to events on campus or at Collegiate Village. Peer Mentors are funded by: Accessible Academics - FREE to students enrolled in programming offered by Accessible Academics.

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