Full course description
This course is based on findings from a research project focusing on the impact of a job search skills training. The project involved designing a job search skills training program called Putting Your Best Foot Forward and conducting a study to test its effectiveness for youth who are blind or have low vision. This course provides an overview of the Putting Your Best Foot Forward program, short-term and long-term outcomes, feedback from service providers and youth who took part in the study, and implications for the provision of work experiences and job search skills training.
This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
- Identify the learning processes used in a job search skills training program for transition-age youth who are blind or have low vision.
- Describe the primary topics covered in the job search skills training program.
- Discuss short-term and long-term outcomes from a research study of the effectiveness of the program.
- Identify how to access the program materials and related resources for transition-age youth.
- Describe the potential unintended consequences of offering repeated sponsored work experiences to transition-age youth.
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