What is Self-Advocacy Training?

SelfAdvocacy Training is designed to prepare individuals on how to communicate effectively when applying to postsecondary institutions and/or potential employers.

How does Self-Advocacy Training work?
Students can join us virtually or in-person as we navigate this pre-employment transition service. Featuring practical, hands-on learning, this course covers the tools and strategies needed to be successful in the modern workplace. With classes available after school or on the weekends, we’re set to accommodate for all of our students’ needs.

What are the benefits?

SelfAdvocacy Training promotes the following:
  • Encourages problem solving
  • Creates a sense of ownership over learning and actions
  • Builds self-esteem and confidence
  • Develops a sense of independence and self-empowerment
  • Builds ability to effectively communicate strengths, abilities, wants, and needs
  • Develops goal setting and planning mindset
  • Strengthens social skills
  • Builds and strengthens problem-solving skills
  • Promotes reasonable risk taking
  • Encourages exploration of possibilities
  • Provides a positive outlook on achieving positive adult outcomes
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