Career Development Resources

Resource Description/Link
Career Development Strategies for Youth in Transition

The Career Development Strategies for Youth in Transition webinar provides strategies and tools for families and professionals to engage youth in career development. 

Career One Stop

This website has a a job exploration tool that includes descriptions of occupations, as well as training and certification resources.

Discovery, Themes and Successful Job Development

The Discovery, Themes and Successful Job Development webinars provide an overview of the steps in Discovering Personal Genius as an assessment process. Additionally, information on how to take themes, conditions of employment, skills and interests and use them to uncover a myriad of businesses and the unlimited ways people make a living is discussed.

Do2Learn: Job Tips

JobTIPS  is an online student program, offers real world examples and assistance to teens and adults transitioning to the workplace. It provides learning resources, guided exercises, graphic organizers, role-playing scenario cards, prescreening tests, video tutorials, and visual prompts to help individuals with any learning style get and keep a job.

Guide to Self Employment

Disability.gov’s Guide to Self-Employment & Starting a Small Business

Many people choose self-employment and entrepreneurship as a way to make money and become financially independent. Starting a home-based business, for example, can be a great opportunity for people with disabilities to increase their income, while avoiding transportation barriers or a lengthy commute to a job. 

O-Net Online

This website leads to a job exploration tool that includes descriptions of a wide variety of occupations.

On-line Applications and Job Screening – Tips for Employment Specialists Webinar

The On-line Applications and Job Screening – Tips for Employment Specialists webinar reveals how on-line applications are used by the employer and reveal tips that to assist an Employment Specialist to support the consumer through this process. 

On-line Applications and Job Screening – Tips for Employment Specialists Webinar

The On-line Applications and Job Screening – Tips for Employment Specialists webinar reveals how on-line applications are used by the employer and reveal tips that to assist an Employment Specialist to support the consumer through this process. 

Resumes that Yield Results Webinar

In the Resumes that Yield Results webinar, Martha Garber provides information about various types of resumes and guidelines to use in choosing the correct resume type for the situation.

Supported Employment and Olmstead

Supported Employment and Olmstead

Supported Employment Saves Money!

Supported Employment Saves Money!

Supported Employment Works!

Supported Employment Works!

Texas Career Check

Texas Career Check is an easy to use tool which allows users to collect career information and job data by researching occupation titles, career clusters, Foundation High School Program endorsement areas, or keywords. They can also research any college or university in the U.S. by searching institution names, states or programs of study.

Texas Effective Communications Tool Kit

Texas Effective Communications Tool Kit

Tips for an Impressive Interview Webinar

The Tips for an Impressive Interview webinar identifies critical areas where a little coaching and support from the Employment Specialist can help the job seeker prepare for difficult circumstances and complete the interview to get the job.  

Training and Technical Assistance for Providers (T-TAP)

This website leads to an organization that provides training opportunities for CRP providers.