The SISU program follows a 5 tier model originally developed as part of the Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Gang Violence Prevention Initiative. 
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    Breaking the Cycle
    • Social Intervention: Changing habits through Social and Emotional support with LIfe Skills Training
    • Community Mobilization: Establishing effective community partnerships
    • Suppression: Engagement activities (basketball, weightliftng, boxing, rock climbing, chess, ping pong)
    • Prevention: Transitional Counseling
    • Establishing Opportunities: Basic education, vocational and employment training
    • Mental & Behavioral Health Services: traditional and non-traditional 1 on 1 and group counseling
    • General Health and Safety
    • Phsyical Health and Wellness
    • Trauma Counseling
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    Reaching the Potential

    • Education: HiSET/ESL classes
    • Job Training: Construction, Culinary Arts, Landscaping, Carpentry, Office Work, Human Services
    • Life Skills: Financial Literacy, Parenting, Urban Survival program
    • Career Exploration/ Pathways: Internship to Hire program
    • Work Readiness Skills
    • Enrichment Opportunities: Photography, Rock Climbing, Athletics, Outdoor Adventures
    • Volunteering & Civic Engagement
    • Entrepreneurship: Micro-enterprises, in house business development
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    Pathways to Success
    • Employment: Advanced Unsubsidized employment opportunities
    • Assistance on Career Pathways: Trade Certifications 
    • Continued Follow-up Support and Engagement: On-going case management
    • Mentoring: Community partnerships and relationships
    • Community Leadership
    • Economic Self Sufficiency and Fiscal Responsibility
    • Social Enterprise(s)
    • Legal Support


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