The customized employment training and technical assistance course is designed to provide Employment specialists who have already completed their ACRE certificate the key elements of the Discovery and customized job development process. A customized employment specialist is responsible for all aspects of the customized employment process including facilitating discovery, creating a profile and visual portfolio, facilitating the employment planning meeting, facilitating customized job development, and creating a training plan that includes fading and natural supports and extended services as needed. In addition to working directly with jobseekers, the customized employment specialist works collaboratively with a person’s support team, employer, parents, educators, other service providers, vocational rehabilitation counselors and case managers. This combination of classroom and experiential learning is designed to ensure practioners are confident and competent to implement and complete the process.
Staff on the Project
This project is funded through a contract with the Utah Department of Workforce Services.