References and Resources

Ludden, L. Job Savvy, How to be a Success at Work, 2nd ed., Jist Works, Inc., 1998.
Person to Person, News for Northwest Missourians, Preparing for Work in the 21st Century, University of Missouri Extension, Oct. 1996.
Preparing for Employment, Single Parent/Displaced Homemakers Program, Kansas State University and Kansas State Department of Education.
University of Missouri Extension (1996), GH6830, Negotiation Skills.
The Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills, U.S. Department of Labor, Learning a Living: A Blueprint for High Performance, a SCANS Report for America 2000 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1992).
Folk, K.F. (1996). Poverty and Welfare Reform: A Resource Guide for Communities and Educators. University of Wisconsin Extension.

Check your phone book for numbers not listed below.

  • Public Library
  • County Extension Office
  • Private Industry Council
  • Community Action Agency
  • Employment Security Office
  • Missouri Worker Reentry/Career Information Hotline 1-800-392-2949
  • Ask about:

    • Career Options Resource Handbook
    • Finding Your Way to Financial Aid
    • Missouri Career Guide

  • MU Career Center; 573-882-6801; 


If you have any questions or need information, contact:

Kathy Dothage
Building Strong Families Program Coordinator
University of Missouri Extension
1205 University Avenue, Ste. 400
Columbia, MO 65211

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