What is a Job Coach? An Overview of the Role of a Job Coach in the Workplace Part 1
Rachael Rounds, M.S., Business Connections Program Manager
April Lynch, M.S., CRC, Vocational Rehab Counselor
Have you ever wondered what a job coach is? This webcast will provide information on the role of a job coach and how they can assist with your hiring and business needs. Job coaches work with individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain long-term employment. They are also a resource for training new employees and educating managers and co-workers on disability awareness.
VR - Vocational Rehabilitation
DARS - Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services. This is Virginia's VR agency who refers consumers for services.
ASD - Autism Spectrum Disorder. A developmental disorder that can affect behavior and communication. An Autism Spectrum Disorder is just that - a disorder. It is not a disease or illness.