I Can Living and Learning Center offers a unique curriculum that is the first step toward helping individuals with disabilities prepare for employment opportunities. A 20 or 40-hour pre-placement class will be conducted for clients who need introduction to work ethics, resume and cover letter writing and lessons on job searching techniques. 

The curriculum for pre-employment offers a variety of interactive learning styles such as class discussions, computer activities, games, role-playing, worksheets and videos. Throughout this curriculum the participants will learn and apply skills that are essential to succeeding in workplace. These transferable skills include, but are not limited to: 

  • Brainstorming
  • Computer knowledge
  • Development of basic employment seeking skills
  • Evaluating options
  • Identifying barriers and strategies for overcoming them
  • Establishing priorities
  • Research skills
  • Decision making
  • Developing time-management strategies 

The objectives of the pre-placement training program curriculum of both lecture and interactive exchange is to provide jobseekers with the necessary pre-employment skills, empower individuals for success, and to promote job retention/advancement. The curriculum enables workers to not only demonstrate their readiness to successfully enter the workplace, but retain and advance in their positions.