(ADVANCING SOCIAL CAPITAL THROUGH ENHANCED NETWORKS AND TRAINING)
Innovation at a Glance
Snapshot: Advancing Social Capital through Enhanced Networks and Training (ASCENT) is an adaptive program that increases learners’ healthcare expertise and connects them to opportunities to build their social capital skills, such as networking, navigation, and other soft skills.
Target Population: Adult learners starting or advancing a healthcare career pathway.
Team Lead: Katherine Vastine
Lead Organization: Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
Key Partners: Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center, Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, Geisinger Medical Center
Team Coach: Suzi P. Shoemaker