Course Catalog

GRAD > SPE G > 655

Career Development and Competitive Employment

This graduate-level, secondary transition course is designed to give participants both an overview of the career development process and a student-centered framework for career preparation. course goals are based on career-related transition competencies, and are designed to help participants assess students' career interests, use formal and informal career assessments, assist students to develop a course of study related to career interests, identify and assist students to engage in career exploration activities, incorporate connection activities into a student's career plan, and develop work-based learning opportunities. Field-based assignments involve identifying a focal person/student, and using a student-centered approach to career development and planning, in order to pave the way for integrated, competitive work experiences during and following high school. As with other courses in this program, participants in this class will hear from experts across the state whose focus is on career awareness and development for youth with and without disabilities.

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