T4.C3 Creating a Framework of Services for Students and Youth
Transition from youth to adulthood is critical for every young person. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act expands services to better support students and youth with disabilities in career development and transition planning. For many providers in NYS, this will mean a shift from adult employment services to Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) for students, and providing youth transition services using the adult service codes. This course is designed to assist providers in understanding their professional development needs as well as adapting their current adult model of services to a model that will meet the expected Pre-ETS and youth outcomes of ACCES-VR as well as the unique needs of young people.
Individuals participating in the course will learn:
1. The skills, resources, techniques, and methods to provide effective Pre-ETS and youth services.
2. How the Workforce Innovations Opportunity Act (WIOA) has expanded the scope of services and supports available to job seekers who are classified as student and youth.
3. How to adapt services and supports to meet the unique needs of students and youth.
4. The language and communication practices of Generation Z.
5. The guideposts for an impactful Youth Employment Program.
Individuals participating in this course will be able to:
1. Define the deliverables and quality standards for each ACCES-VR youth and student services.
2. Articulate the nuances of supporting Generation Z in their employment pursuits.
3. Navigate the convergence of education and employment in the job seeker’s life.
4. Create action plans for delivering youth transition and Pre-ETS services within their organization.
5. Identify clear and influential roles of the family and peers in the job preparation and job seeking processes.
July 9, 2020
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM