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DD08 Developmental Disability - Vocational, Educational, and Career Support
The purpose of this module is to learn how to apply teaching techniques to community participation, career and vocational growth and other educational tasks that will enhance a person’s community participation, risk-taking and increased choice making.
Course Objective
• Assist individuals with skills needed for them to achieve their educational and career goals. 
• Identify resources available to assist the individual in reaching their goals. 
• Understand how to support the day-to-day needs of an individual in pursuit of vocational, educational and career goals.  Recognize the career and education related needs and concerns of the individuals supported. 
• Understand how to mobilize the resources necessary to assist the individual to reach his or her goal.  
Intended Audience
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.

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