First Year Training: ADS, Career Planning, Group & Individual Employment, Voc Hab (8 hours) (2021)


Option 8 outline

8 Contact Hours

Chapter 1: Mentor/Protégé guidelines

A. Identify mentor responsibilities
B. Clarify protégé responsibilities
C. List tasks a mentor can teach
D. Review the values of mentor relationship

Chapter 2: Individual Specific Training

A. Related documentation requirements
B. Clarify individual's preferences, strengths
C. List general supervision/support requirements
D. Review managing of individual's funds, and related documentation requirements

Chapter 3: Skill building

A. Adult Day Support

  • Identify necessary activities and environments that build on the individual's strengths
  • Foster the development of skills that lead to greater independence, community membership, relationship-building, and self-direction.
  • Develop natural supports

B. Career Planning, Group Employment Support, Individual Employment Support, and Vocational Habilitation

  • Advancement on the path to community employment
  • Foster the development of skills necessary for competitive integrated employment
  • Assistance in seeking advancement if currently employed
  • Employment Case Stories

Chapter 4: Self-Determination

  • Identify methods of assisting individuals to develop self- advocacy skills, exercise civil rights
  • Clarify how to exercise choices regarding services received
  • List ways to facilitate building skills that enable the individual to become more independent
  • Review methods to generalize skills to become productive and integrated within the community.