Select language

Resource Information

Helping Youth Develop Soft Skills for Job Success: Tips for Parents and Families

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) (No Longer Exists)


This report discusses the importance of soft skills and offers strategies parents and families can use to help their child develop skills for employment success.



Communication SkillsEmploymentFamily/School CommunicationLife Skill DevelopmentLife TransitionsSelf-AdvocacySocial Skill DevelopmentTraining and Technical AssistanceTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

employmentjob readinessjob skills
Return to
your search results
Return to
all resources


In an Emergency, Call 911

Looking for help in
non-emergency situations?

Call 211 or
Call 311 in New York City

NY Connects

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
1-800-799-4889 TTY

Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-638-5163, TTD/TTY
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay

Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
800-624-4143 Toll Free

Family/Youth Support and Peer Advocacy

Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

Financial Assistance

Help given to a person or organization in the form of money, loans, reduced taxes, etc.

Legal/Civil Rights/Protective Services

Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

Training and Technical Assistance

Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council