Prevocational and Rehabilitation Training
prevocational & rehabilitation training for adults 18-65+
Looking for pre-employment skills training and experiences for adults with disabilities?
Aptiv’s Prevocational Training and Community Rehabilitation services offer center-based and community-based experiences where a person can develop general non-job task-specific strengths and skills.
What is a Prevocational Training and Community Rehabilitation program?
Prevocational Training and Community Rehabilitation services teach people with disabilities proper work habits and pre-employment skills to improve their ability to achieve supported or competitive employment in their community.
Both Center-Based and Community-Based Prevocational Services are intended to develop and teach general skills. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, co-workers, and customers
- Generally accepted community workplace conduct and dress
- Ability to follow directions
- Ability to attend to tasks
- Workplace problem-solving skills and strategies
- General workplace safety and mobility training
Center-Based Prevocational Services
Center-based Prevocational Services involve work experiences where a person can develop general, non-job task-specific strengths and skills. Learning and enhancing skills related to attendance, task completion, problem-solving, interpersonal relations and safety are goals for center-based prevocational services. Aptiv's examples of Center-Based Prevocational Services tasks performed include, but are not limited to:
- Production and assembly work
- Agricultural/gardening work (indoors and outdoors)
- Administrative assistant/clerical duties
- Disposal of confidential documents
Community-Based Prevocational Services - also known as C.O.R.E.
Aptiv's Community-based prevocational services otherwise known as C.O.R.E. (Career, Opportunity Readiness, and Enhancement) program offers skill-building opportunities. This group-based program includes career exploration activities such as:
- Touring local businesses
- Job shadowing at jobs in the local community
- Informational interviewing with local businesses
- Attending job fairs
- Volunteering as a means to explore interest areas, build a resume and become comfortable working alongside people without disabilities
A majority of the participant’s time is spent actively in the community, with a portion of each day spent in a classroom setting practicing employment readiness activities.
C.O.R.E. is offered in La Crosse, Jackson, Monroe and Rock Counties. Each session is a 12-week program with classes held two or three days a week. Class times offered are:
Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 8am-11am or 12pm-3pm
Tuesday & Thursday from 8-12:30pm or 11-3:30pm
C.O.R.E. in the News:
Our objectives are...
To improve an individuals ability to achieve supported or competitive employment.
To Enhance skills related to attendance, task completion, problem-solving, interpersonal relations and safety.
How do I get started?
- Contact Aptiv for an informational meeting and to determine options for participation*.
- Aptiv meets with the individual and their support network to develop an individualized plan and provide services as outlined in that plan.
*Most individuals participating in Aptiv's Prevocational Services receive funding through Family Care or IRIS long-term care services. Private Pay option is available.
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