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Summer Office Skills Training Program for Women

  Project Self-Sufficiency will offer a free, 8-week training program for women, including lessons in computer skills, job search methods, and interview techniques, along with on-the-job training at a community work site on Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., from July 12 th – September 1 st .   All classes will take place at the agency’s campus which is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   Work sites will be located throughout the county and hours will be dependent upon the employer’s needs.   The comprehensive Summer Office Skills program prepares participants to seek entry-level office administrative positions.   In addition to 40 hours of computer skills training, participants will receive 20 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of work experience at a community employment site, which will further prepare participants for success in the job market.   The time in the classroom is devoted to careering instruction, life skills training and interviewing str
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Workshop Teaches Child Assault Prevention

  Teens and adults are invited to learn about the prevention of child sexual assault at free online training sessions offered on the third Tuesday of each month; the next session will be held June 15 th , 3:00 p.m.   The workshop is offered via Zoom by the Enough Abuse Campaign , a cooperative effort of Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey , Project Self-Sufficiency and the Sussex Warren Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse.   The community-wide education initiative aims to mobilize adults and communities to prevent child sexual assault by increasing awareness of safe practices for potential victims.   Educators are particularly interested in training middle and high school youth, their parents, teachers, administrators, coaches, and other youth-serving professionals on how to recognize and prevent child sexual abuse.   Participation is free and open to anyone interested in stemming the tide of child sexual assault; call Project Self-Sufficiency, 973-940-3500, for log-in details.

Learn about Bankruptcy at a Free, Virtual Seminar

  Project Self-Sufficiency will host a free, virtual Bankruptcy and Foreclosure seminar, Tuesday, June 22 nd , 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Steve McNally, Esquire, will address the process of filing for bankruptcy, as well as the options available to those facing overwhelming credit card debt, foreclosure, or asset repossession.   The free legal education seminar is a program of the Sussex County Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency.   The presentation is free and open to the public; interested participants must call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500 to obtain log-in information.