Our mentor training is self-paced, on-your-own-time, and applicable to all life situations.
We are forming Foundation coursework, and have a beta concept mind map (references are available). After completion of Foundation, the Candidate will move into a specific career area.
DARS Job Skills Trainer/Job Coach course:
Americans with Disabilities, Act of 1990 (ADA)
Prohibits private employers, state and local governments, employment agencies and labor unions from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, hiring, firing, advancement, compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.
Title VI of the Civil Rights, Act of 1964
Provides that no person in the United States will, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation, be denied benefits, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance.
Section 504 of the, Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Provides that no otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall, solely by reason of disability, be excluded from participation, be denied benefits, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance.
Texas Commission on Human, Rights Act (TCHR)
Addresses employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and age.
Title 8 of the Texas Human, Resources Code
States that the policy of the State of Texas is to encourage and enable persons with disabilities to participate fully in the social and economic life of the state, to achieve maximum personal independence, to become gainfully employed, and to otherwise fully enjoy and use all public accommodations available within the state. This law applies to all organizations that receive public funds in the state.
Mentor Training Objective
After this training, the mentor will:
- Describe and evaluate the learning style(s) that will be most effective in assisting the mentee in reaching his or her unique, self-assigned goals.
(This objective focuses on cognitive learning.)
- Use these effective approaches to learning style(s) to help the mentee reach his or her goals. (This objective focuses on behavioral learning.)
- Implement active, non-judgmental listening toward the mentee. (This objective focuses on affective learning.)
- Evaluate what is appropriate and inappropriate behaviors between the mentor and mentee. (This objective focuses on behavioral and affective learning.)