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PASS Program Skill Modules

Each of these modules will last 6-8 weeks and may be repeated. Cost for each module is $400 unless qualified for sliding cost scale based upon income.

Basic Module

(Required before completing any of our other modules)
Conversational Skills – Trading Information
Conversational Skills – Two-way Communication
Conversational Skills – Electronic Communication
Entering a Conversation
Exiting a Conversation
Handling Disagreements

Social Scene

  • Conversational Skills (Review)
  • Choosing Appropriate Friends
  • Get Togethers and Getting Involved in Extra Curricular Activities
  • Good Sportsmanship
  • Dealing with Rejection and Critiques (Teasing, Embarrassment, Bullying,
  • Teacher Comments etc.)
  • Rumors and Gossip

Academic Situations

  • Conversational Skills (Review)
  • Communicating with Professor/Instructor/Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Office Hours
  • Classroom Questions
  • Small Group Work
  • Studying and Test Taking Skills
  • Stress Management

Resident Hall and Apartment Living

  • Conversational Skills (Review)
  • Working with Roommates
  • House Rules
  • Handling Disagreements with Roommates
  • Social Time / Parties
  • Stress Management
  • Independent Living (maintaining personal hygiene and living space)

Work Opportunities and Challenges

  • Conversation Skills (Review)
  • Interviews
  • Disclosure and Self Advocacy
  • Workplace Communication
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Professional Growth
  • Stress Management

Executive Functioning and Academic Success

  • Planning
  • Time Awareness and Time Management
  • Priority Setting
  • Academic Motivation and Monitoring
  • Organization
  • Study and Memorization Skills
  • Test Anxiety