About Practical Skills Coaching

Each of the three elements of Collegiate Coaching Services (Academics, Community and Recovery) are supported by our practical skills coaching. Acquiring and mastering practical skills is a critical component and a must-have in order for young adults to maintain academic success, community connection and a successful recovery.

Our Coaches provide education, training, support and oversight in the areas of:

Financial management

  • Open checking and savings account
  • Budgeting
  • Learn to spend responsibly
  • Pay bills on time

Organizational skills

  • Learning and utilizing the transportation system
  • Managing a schedule and attending scheduled appointments
  • Effective management and follow through with college course
  • Effective time management
  • Managing medication refills

Healthy life Skills

  • Doing laundry, home/dorm cleanliness
  • Apartment finding
  • Effective communication skills
  • Grocery shopping and cooking
  • Healthy eating and sleep routine
  • Allowing help from others and knowing when to ask for it