Choosing a vocational and career path can be overwhelming. Making a vocational goal with your DVR Counselor and support staff can be challenging. Individuals living with disabilities can work in most environments and reach their employment goals, no matter how big or small! Sample Supports Employment team can help everyone identify their vocational or employment goals, to reach stable and meaningful employment for every individual.
Customized Planning Meetings
Sample Supports Job Developer’s start every job search process with a customized planning meeting. This meeting will occur during one of the first meetings together with the Developer and individual.
Our staff ensure customized planning is a person centered process surrounding each individual’s goals. Job Developers will work directly with individuals to identify their personal long and short term vocational and employment goals.
Job Development Planning includes identifying individualized:
I have a big goal. How do I get there?
We support every individual to break down their employment goals into obtainable steps. Sample Supports will engage with every individual, long term, to ensure they reach their long term employment goals. Job Developers will help identify barriers and create short term goals to overcome barriers.
Barriers may include:
The Supported Employment team will develop individualized plans to help individuals overcome barriers and increase their independence in employment settings.
Job Coach Fading
Individualized job coaching helps each individual on the job overcome barriers, increase job skills and increase their independence. The amount an individual may need job coaching at their plan of employment is individualized and agreed upon by individuals and their support teams. Job Coach Fading Plans are created for every individual.
Job coach fading plans include:
Stability, independence and reaching goals!
Sample Supports Supported Employment team uses this individualized approach to help all individuals identify and reach their employment goals. Our team will develop long and short term goals with identified plans to help individuals increase their job stability and independence.
Learn more about our Supported Employment Program here!