20 CFR 664.410 - Must local programs include each of the ten program elements listed in WIA section 129(c)(2) as options available to youth participants?
(a) Yes, local programs must make the following services available to youth participants:
(1) Tutoring, study skills training, and instruction leading to secondary school completion, including dropout prevention strategies;
(2) Alternative secondary school offerings;
(3) Summer employment opportunities directly linked to academic and occupational learning;
(4) Paid and unpaid work experiences, including internships and job shadowing, as provided in §§ 664.460 and 664.470;
(5) Occupational skill training;
(6) Leadership development opportunities, which include community service and peer-centered activities encouraging responsibility and other positive social behaviors;
(7) Supportive services, which may include the services listed in § 664.440;
(8) Adult mentoring for a duration of at least twelve (12) months, that may occur both during and after program participation;
(9) Followup services, as provided in § 664.450; and
(10) Comprehensive guidance and counseling, including drug and alcohol abuse counseling, as well as referrals to counseling, as appropriate to the needs of the individual youth.
(b) Local programs have the discretion to determine what specific program services will be provided to a youth participant, based on each participant's objective assessment and individual service strategy. (WIA sec. 129(c)(2).)