chapter 8 – YOUTH TRAINING MODULES

chapter 8 – YOUTH TRAINING MODULES 2017-02-03T16:26:43+00:00

A taste of employment

One of the most challenging parts of becoming an adult is finding a job.  The world of employment can be tough for anyone, but there are often even more barriers for people with disabilities.  Therefore, it is important for youth to have the necessary skills to be an excellent employee.

THE BREAD AND BUTTER OF THIS SECTION:

Employment can be difficult for anyone, however there are additional barriers facing young adults with disabilities. This section provides information on barriers in the workplace, preventing bullying and harassment, finding a job, and keeping a job. It includes information on applying for a job, interview skills, and disability disclosure tips. There are additional activities for resume development. This section of the toolkit can be used as an individual workshop or with the other sections of the toolkit.

Recipe
POWERPOINT

Employment Powerpoint
This presentation  discusses the “ins & outs” of finding a job, getting a job, and keeping a job.

HANDOUTS

Entrepreneurship Guide
Discusses the benefits of self-employment

Employment White Paper
Address is the employment barriers for youth

Harassment in the Workplace
Offers strategies to address bullying

The World Of Work
Addresses the steps to getting a job

ACTIVITIES

Resumes and Business Cards
Creating barcodes with linked resumes