- Age Range: 18 - 65 (exceptions can be made) as defined in Title 17 Section 54302
- Ambulation: Ambulatory
- Medical Conditions: Diabetic, Contagious Disease accepted (Hep B & C) and Insulin-dependent Diabetes accepted (if trainee can administer medication independently).
The trainees will be referred by CSC from Regional Centers. We will perform a functional assessment of the trainees as well as the interview process. This will determine their skill level and interest level. Based on that information, an employer partner will be developed. A B.O.T. job coach will be employed in accordance with Title 17 Section 820651. Transportation will be developed by the CSC. The expectation is that our job coach will provide support and supervision at the 1:3 ratio. The expectation is that acceptable social behaviors will be enhanced and attendance ratio of a minimum of 75% overall monthly percentage. The overall expected outcomes are that a trainee can benefit from developing new skills and learn in a real work environment. With the help of the CSC, this trainee may advance himself/herself to obtain a job, applying the skills learned.
After a period of successful stable placement, the trainee may be referred by their CSC to a Supported Employment company for future placement. Correct placement would be inclusive of 'right job,' 'right person,' right environment' and 'right job coach.' From the day the trainee begins our trade training program, the transition begins. Successful skills achievement, acceptable work habits, acceptable performance level will be tracked and documented. We encourage a successful transition to other program such as supported employment or individual job placement. The trainee's individual goals is the ultimate objective.
A trainee may be given a 30 day notice or exit the program under one or more conditions. The condition of intoxication of an illegal substance, conditions of a serious medical condition, of uncontrolled Diabetes, inability to inject Insulin, the need of a kidney dialysis machine, etc. A medical condition that puts the trainee in need of constant medical care. Should the trainee not be benefiting from the program per IDT meeting, behaviors dangerous to self or others, poor attendance or referred to another program. Some exceptions may require an immediate termination such as an immediate long-term hospitalization, trainee is incarcerated (long-term) by the judicial system, etc.