CSD Works staff will meet with the consumer to develop an Individual Service Plan (ISP) report, which will include:
Areas to be addressed, proposed activities, outcomes, methods to track progress
Schedule, a timeline for completion, and persons responsible
Job Club Training & Coaching
Assist a consumer in enhancing their strengths,
Improve their job skills and appropriate work-related “soft skill’ behaviors to enhance the consumer’s employability
Train consumer in overcoming their barriers, and assist in the development skills, motivation, as well as develop their social and life skills
Teach consumer about resume writing and interviewing techniques
Coordinate job search activities, identify appropriate job openings
Assist a consumer in an organized, planned manner to prepare, obtain, and retain employment.
Identify labor market trends and find suitable jobs for deaf and hard of hearing consumers
Maintain meaningful partnership with employers and businesses to secure viable employment opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing consumers
Educate employers and companies about disability laws and best practices in hiring deaf and hard of hearing employees
Assist a consumer in finding a job and reduce the length of time of unemployed, as well as minimize the stress and struggle of the job search process.
The consumer will have access to potential jobs that might not be advertised elsewhere
Skills/ career objectives can be specifically matched to employment settings
Help deaf and hard of hearing consumers keep their jobs.
Regular check-ins with consumer and their supervisor
30, 60, 90 days evaluation to support both consumers and employers.