Online Course » MH08 Mental Health - Vocational, Educational, and Career Support

Course Description:
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:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the role of career pursuits in recovery. 
• Support individuals as they plan career steps and translate their dreams into career goals and objectives. 
• Demonstrate the ability to assist the individual to navigate the system of social security work incentives and rent subsidies so that the individual can successfully build a career. 
• Describe how to assist an individual making career and work choices. 
• Recognize the central nature of career goals in recovery and know 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.
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
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