Interviewing Skills is from Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike. This workbook serves as both a traditional print version and an interactive version using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Like the other books in this series, it contains airy pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, yet, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated transition skills and Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence.
Workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-four page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension. Real world activities are provided whenever possible.
Lessons in Daily Living Skills Interviewing Skills include:
- Professional communication
- Manners matter
- Table manners
- Business manners
- Dress for success
- Voice & body language
- Telephone talk
- How to write a business letter
- How to write a resume
- Key business traits
- Getting references
- Resume cover letter
- Addressing an envelope
- Completing an application
- Getting Ready for an interview
- Interview basics
- Interview question game
- Employer fact sheets
Additionally, this book provides a student grading sheet, answer key and Parent Letter suggesting at-home activities for families in accordance to federal mandates.
A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book—Doing Laundry.
Titles in the Daily Living Skills transition series include: Building Character, Cleaning House, Doing Laundry, Dress for Success, Everyday Manners, Fair Fighting, Getting a Paycheck, Grocery Shopping, Kitchen Basics, Making Conversation, Making Meals, Managing Stress, Nutrition, Paying Bills, Safe Dating, Staying Healthy, Time Management, Transportation, Voting, Who Am I? College and Career
A PowerPoint Presentation introducing the program to students, parents, and staff is available free of charge on this site.
A Teacher's Manual (sold separately) provides tips on organizing and setting up a transition program, pre-and post-test assessments, class grading sheets, written ITP goals for each workbook to plug into annual IEP's, and code numbers and definitions for federal transition standards for each book.
A Powerpoint presentation is available free on this site to introduce your class/parents/administrators to the program.