Virtual Pre-ETS Training

The UNT WISE Virtual Pre-ETS Training assists young adults with disabilities, ages 14-22, to develop vocational skills, independent living skills, and social & recreation skills through an intensive virutual training program. The Virtual Pre-ETS Training is a six (6) week program for participants interested in vocational planning and/or post-secondary education for their future. This program opens the door to the realities of the adult world of work and living.

Focus Areas:
  • Career Exploration 
    • Vocational Evaluations
    • Creative Careers
  • Transition & Post-Secondary Counseling
    • Career Pathways
    • Certification Programs
    • Future Planning - Degree Plans
    • Exploration of Majors and Occpations
    • Types of Financial Aid
    • College Life & STudent Organizations
    • Email, Communciation & Syllbus
    • Study Skills & Time Managment
  • Work-Based Learning
    • Virtual Workplace Observation Tours
    • Virtual Technology Exhibition
  • Independent Living
    • Physical and Oral Hygiene, etc.
    • Transportation Training - Public Transportation
    • Healthy Eating
    • Food & Kitchen Safety
    • Cooking 101
    • Physical Fitness Lab
    • Laundry & Cleaning
    • Verbal, Aural, Non-Verbal, Written, and Visual Communciation
    • Teamwork on the Job
  • Job Readiness
    • I Want a Job Because...
    • Looking for Employment
    • Transferable Skills
    • Social Networking
    • Types of Applications
    • Resume Building
    • Creating an Elevator Speech
    • Interviewing Skills and Practice
  • Disability & Self-Advocacy
    • Disability Disclosure
    • Self-Advocacy
  • Social & Recreational Interests
    • Appropriate Social Boundaries
    • Social Recreation Activities
    • Sports Exploration
    • Art Exploration
  • Person Centered Plans

Logisitcs:

WHEN: Summer 2021 dates are to be determined (TBD)

LOCATION: Virtual/Online - via Canvas and Zoom

FEE: $1,913.83 (private pay or TWS Sponsorship)

For more information: untwise@unt.edu & 940.565.4000

    In order to apply for this program, participants will need to contact their Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor through Texas Workforce Solutions (TWS). The VR Counselor is the point of contact in order to apply for the program. If you do not have a VR Counselor please contact the nearest Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) office near you by referring to the VRS Directory.

     

    Applications will begin being accepted from VR Counselors in February 2021