Initial Job Coach Training

Topics included in this narrated PowerPoint incude: 

1. The “What” and “Why” of Disability and Supported Employment

2. What is a Job Coach?

3. Communication

4. Relationships and Natural Supports

5. Training and Tools

6. Fading Your Supports

Required discussion forum activities test content comprehension and insight.  

Note: The majority of the content for this course was developed by Wise staff Dan Rutten and the Work Study program in King County, WA.  The material was used to train Work Study students to become job coaches supporting people with DD/ID in their community-based jobs.