Full course description
This course contains the Putting Your Best Foot Forward program curriculum and materials. Putting Your Best Foot Forward is a job search skills training program for transition-age youth with visual impairments. It includes about 40 hours of content and covers topics such as preparing for an interview, disability disclosure, resume development, online job searches, and improving self-presentation. The program is designed to be implemented by two trainers with 10-15 youth.
Important: Access to this course is restricted to Putting Your Best Foot Forward trainers and trainer workshop registrants. To become a Putting Your Best Foot Forward trainer, you must complete a free, two-day trainer workshop.
Trainer Workshop Information: The interactive, online trainer workshop (conducted via Zoom videoconferencing software) is intended for professionals who provide direct services to transition-age youth with visual impairments. At least two people from your same location must attend the same workshop. After successful completion of the workshop, you will receive a certificate of completion, have the option of earning up to 8 ACVREP continuing education credits, and gain full access to the Putting Your Best Foot Forward curriculum and materials to download free of charge through this course.
Join the course waitlist to be notified of future trainer workshop dates. If you have questions about the program or trainer workshop, please contact Cantrice Moffitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 662-325-6827.
This course was developed by the National Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University. We are the only national center funded to conduct research related to employment for people with blindness or low vision, and training and technical assistance for the federal Older Individuals who are Blind program. As a national center of excellence, we offer resources on a variety of topics for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss on our websites:
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