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Vocational Strategies for Specific Disabilities: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities is a Course

Vocational Strategies for Specific Disabilities: Intellectual Developmental Disabilities

Ended Feb 29, 2020
3.0 credits

$75 Enroll

Full course description

This online training is an introductory course to vocational strategies and evidence-based practices rehabilitation professionals can use when working with clients with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities. 

Getting a job is a desired outcome for the vast majority of adults of working age. Your job as an Employment Specialist includes application of significant support strategies for individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities to achieve their work goal. The framework of customized employment services works alongside a functional, practical knowledge of the capacities and support needs of people with intellectual disabilities. This course provides some basic information, resources for future inquiries, and strategies to address specific issues found to be helpful for successful, long-term employment. It will be your hands-on experiences with individuals as you provide services that is your best learning tool – hopefully this course will provide you a few strategies that will come in handy along the way.