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Job Coaching and Supported Employment

Job Coaching and Supported Employment helps people with disabilities seek out and develop jobs and provides on- and off-site assistance.

Job Coaching and Supported Employment

Supported Employment makes it possible for people with varying levels of disabilities to become active, wage-earning members of the workforce by generating positive employment opportunities and providing on-going support so that they may be successful in the workplace. This assistance, whether intensive or transitional, may include a job coach that can help the individual choose, secure and retain a job. 

Job Coaching  for people with disabilities and Supported Employment services can include:

Clarification of career goals
Assistance with completing job applications,
  interviews, understanding benefit packages
Preparing a resume and helping to develop, obtain and maintain a job
Travel training
Job site training and advocacy
Intensive training on specific work tasks
Developing effective communication and proper workplace behavior/dress code
Acting as a liaison between work supervisors and co-workers
On and off-site support available

Assistance may be provided for a few days or as long as eighteen months. On-going support may be provided, as needed.

Entrance requirements:  

As recommended by a referring counselor.

For more about Job Coaching and Supported Employment services, contact jjacobs@viscardicenter.org




Service Contact

Judy Jacobs
Program Coordinator
516.465.1507
jjacobs@viscardicenter.org

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