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It’s All About Work-Tier 3: Planning for Employment for Adults

It’s All About Work for Adults-Tier 3 is designed for individuals post-high school with disabilities in a group setting. The course will assist the participants in identifying their life goals with a focus on careers, and to plan for them.  This is a service paid through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. (DVRS)*.

*Eligibility requirements: Post high school individual with a DVRS open case. DVRS counselor will refer individual to PCIL.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Tier 3: Planning for Employment for Adults

The Tier 3 course is for adults no longer receiving services from the school district.  The DVRS counselor will refer the individual to PCIL for this service. This is an intensive program which is conducted in a group setting with a max of 12 individuals in (10) 1-hour sessions. Course components include:

  • Identifying interests/aptitudes/learning style
  • Introduction to the world of work
  • Supports for community living and employment

PROGRAM GOALS

  • To assist individuals with disabilities in becoming knowledgeable about their strengths, interests and needs in relation to work and inclusive community living.
  • To assist individuals with the development of a career plan.
  • To assist individuals with disabilities in navigating the adult service system.
  • To promote the necessary skills in searching, obtaining and retaining employment.
  • To provide DVRS counselor with assessments and written reports to help facilitate the development of the Individual Plan for Employment.

A LA CARTE COURSE OFFERINGS

A La Carte Menu of Services are pre-employment training courses available to adults who have an open case with Division of Rehabilitation Services. Courses under the A La Carte menu have a comprehensive focus on the development of skills to obtain and maintain competitive employment.  DVR counselors can refer you to the following services listed below. Most of the sessions are individual instruction. Download a PDF version of the menu of service for a complete description here.

  • Pre-Employment Instructional Support
  • Rights and Responsibilities: Title I of the ADA
  • Keys to Obtaining & Retaining Jobs
  • Working Well with a Disability
  • Employment Readiness Instructional Support
  • Community Based Work Experience
  • Steps in Vocational Planning
  • Understanding Employee Benefits, Fiscal Compensation & Managing Finances Compensation & Managing Finances
  • Assistive Technology; Tools to Employment
  • Employment Job Club
  • How to Maintain Employment
  • Time Management and Organization in the Workplace
  • Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

For more information on our Adult Job Readiness programs please contact Renee Pfaff at 609-581-4500.