San Joaquin County CalWORKs participant. Must be referred by a CalWORKs Employment and Training Specialist (case manager).
Wellness WORKs! is a center that provides wellness classes and activities to the San Joaquin County CalWORKs population. The Wellness WORKs! program teaches participants the tools needed to become a healthier and productive person in both the home and the workplace.
The One-Week program may be used for CalWORKs participants that have been identified by their case managers as having the following barriers or needs:
Work Wellness: The Basics is a One-Week program which covers:
The Three-Week program is recommended for participants with one or more serious obstacles/barriers to preparation for entering the work world or being successful once they obtain a job. Examples of participants who might qualify for the extended curriculum are those in recovery from drugs and alcohol, those with serious health problems (mental, emotional or physical), those with self-esteem so low it interferes with a positive presentation of self, those in abusive relationships, and those with minimal life skills. The Three Week program features the above topics plus:
Wellness WORKs! also offers a One-Day program of a two year certification in Basic CPR and First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers, or Childcare CPR/First Aid depending on the need of the client, through EMS Safety Services.