New Program: Student Career Choices

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Student Career Choices Program

Humanim’s new Student Career Choices program utilizes both a classroom and contextual training model to equip high school students who possess a wide range of disabilities and learning styles, with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to prepare for competitive, integrated employment. This program is offered in partnership with Humanim’s Pre-Employment Transition Services, and will allow students to exit high school with transferable skills such as:

  • Greater ease in obtaining competitive employment (due to increased skill and confidence levels)
  • Students will be able to identify their interest
  • Students will be able to identify potential job
  • Students will be able to advocate for themselves
  • Students will be able to understand appropriate work behavior

Details

  • Offered in Spring and Fall
  • 9 week classroom sessions
  • 2 days a week afterschool from 2:30-4:30pm (transportation home provided)
  • Summer Program 8 week component with work based learning experiences and on-site support for students with job coaching and self-advocacy skills

 

Eligibility:

  • Senior certificate track student
  • Referral to the Division of Rehabilitation Services from teacher
  • Parents must meet with a Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) counselor to verify student eligibility for Student Career Choices (SCC)

 

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