JSST prepares participants for the complex, often intimidating process of seeking employment. Various topics are covered including: interviewing, completing job applications, and Methods for accessing the “hidden” job market. JSST is typically provided in a one-on-one format and varies in length according to the skill level and learning style of the participant.
Cornucopia’s employment specialist works with the job seeker to create a profile of the jobs to be sought. During the job search the job seeker is given the level of support that he or she needs and wants. A detailed placement plan is developed that includes:
Job seekers meet regularly with the employment specialist to achieve a partnership and increase the efficiency of the job development process. Employment leads are generated through:
During the 90-day follow-up phase, the employment specialist closely monitors progress and communicates frequently with both employer and employee. If a job coach is needed, the employment specialist coordinates this services and facilities communication among all parties involved.
Cornucopia Employee Development Services for People with Disabilities are accredited by CARF, The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission.