Emerging Practice Series: Colorado: Web-Based Technology for Coaching TANF Participants

The Larimer County Works Program has implemented a goal achievement coaching model (Goal4 It!) hand-in-glove with a technology-based coaching platform, TuaPath. The combined approach, referred to as My Journey to Success, has redirected TANF staff and participants’ time and energy toward employment outcomes. With online and in-person tools to plan and track action steps with coaches, this approach supports participants in building executive function skills, goal setting capacity, and accountability to reach employment and life goals.

This brief is part of the Emerging Practice Series of the Office of Family Assistance’s Integrating Innovative Employment and Economic Stability Strategies (IIEESS) initiative, which highlights the strategies of TANF agencies and their partners to help low-income individuals gain and sustain meaningful employment. Each brief describes an emerging practice that has been implemented in one site, an overview of the program model, and the results that have been achieved. Compelling stories of participants’ success and suggestions from TANF agency staff to their peers provide actionable insights and on-the-ground perspectives.

Record Type: 
Stakeholder Resource
Publication Date: 
October, 2019
October 2019
OFA Initiatives: 
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  • Employment
    • Employment Advancement
    • Employment Retention
    • Job Development and Placement
    • Job Readiness
    • Job Search
    • Mentoring
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration
    • Case Management
    • Collaborations and Partnerships
    • Data Systems
    • Work Activities
    • Work Participation Rates
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