Employment Training Program for Disabled Individuals
Vocational Evaluation – A comprehensive evaluation of an individual’s physical, mental, emotional and social abilities, limitations and work tolerances in order to assess their current and future employment potential and adjustment needs. The main goal is to create a vocational profile to assist individuals with knowledge of their vocational interest, assets, and liabilities. The vocational assessment, comprised of activities that focus on interest, aptitudes and abilities, is used in vocational planning.
Work Adjustment – Treatment/training process utilizing individual and group work related activities to enable an individual to progress toward competitive employment. When an individual has completed the work adjustment goals identified as barriers to employment, the individual is referred to the Work Adjustment Job Coach for job development, training and placement. The primary focus of the job coach is to assist the individual with obtaining employment which matches the interest and abilities of the individual for which they have the most potential for success.
Supported Employment – Assistance for severely disabled individuals who require intensive training and long-term support to obtain and maintain employment that is not time limited. Vocational Solutions contracts for these services through the NC Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.