An ITSP is a specific plan designed to assist you with identifying your strengths, goals, challenges, needs and abilities. Once identified, together we have a realistic idea of what it is going to take and possibly how long it will take to accomplish the goals to ensure your long and short-term success. The following criteria are necessary to create an ITSP:
- An ITSP is essential and must coincide with your Contract of Participation (COP).
- Other adult family members can choose to have an ITSP. Available resources and services will be noted.
- Your ITSP it will have short and long term goals. O
- One final goal is always obtaining and maintaining suitable employment. Another final goal is to be free from all TANF (welfare) 12 months before your COP expires (typically a COP is for five years).