DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PROGRAM
Young adults who no longer attend high school can attend a job training program through DDD. Spectrum Works is an authorized service provider of the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) for Pre-Vocational Training and Supported Employment. Job training programs provided by Spectrum Works are non-paid.
Programs are available to:
Courses in the Adobe Creative Suite (graphic design), Microsoft Office, project management software, and other IT software may be taken individually or as part of a program.
CONTACT US ABOUT OUR JOB TRAINING PROGRAM
Office work is customized for each participant according to skill level and areas of interest and can include, graphic design, social media, expanded computer skills including data entry, IT platforms, internet research and other business-related jobs. In addition to the key elements of our traditional programs, participants will also learn and use all the industry standard technology needed to work remotely
Job readiness training focuses on these soft skills, among others: time management, self-regulation (stress management), workplace expectations, workplace communication (including self-advocacy), personal hygiene, and workplace etiquette.
Career building skills include job searching, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, and social media profile building including LinkedIn.
You may also contact our program manager, Beverly, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-552-2055