Job Coaches for Adults with Disabilities: A Practical Guide
For new and experienced job coaches, and those considering job coaching as a career, this practice-focused guide sets out established standards for supporting adults with physical and intellectual disabilities in long-term employment. It covers essential skills needed for the job... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||People with disabilities - Vocational guidance - Europe, People with disabilities - Employment - Europe
||Social Issues, Services & Welfare
||College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Description of this Book
Defining the role of a job coach, this book sets out EU-wide training standards for helping people with disabilities gain and maintain meaningful employment. The book includes the perspectives of both people with disabilities and their job coaches, offering first-hand experience of the specific issues faced by those who want to enter the competitive open jobs market. It describes how to provide bespoke support for people with an intellectual disability, physical disability, as well as for autistic people and individuals with mental health conditions. Guidance on functional assessment, task analysis, collaborating with employers and training for new and student job coaches is also included.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||This book brings us closer to the world of people with disabilities and the work of job coaches. -- From the Foreword by Blazej Piasek, Warsaw, Poland This book offers a unique combination of expertise and personal experiences from a broad range of stakeholders...I wholeheartedly recommend this book to all those interested in the subject area of job coaching. -- From the Foreword by Norman Sterritt DMS, MBA, Progression to Employment Service Manager, Triangle Housing Association and Chair, Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment
||Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)
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