Overview: An alternative-to-placement program that connects participants to paid externships and an adult trained in life coaching.
Participant Profile: Probation clients who are 14 years and older, have been adjudicated through Family Court and are at risk of being sent to placement.
Details: ECHOES represents the highest level of Juvenile Probation supervision and has three main goals:
- To create a transformational relationship with an adult, using a life coaching model
- To increase social and emotional competencies
- To increase the employability of every participant
DOP is partnering with community-based organizations to provide a job training component: