|Pre-Vocational and Vocational
Oswego Industries, Inc. provides a variety of pre-vocational
and vocational services designed to assist people with disabilities
develop and improve work skills and work attitudes. Many individuals
who have never worked before or who have had unsuccessful employment
experiences find additional work training, experience and support
to be valuable in making successful community based employment a
reality. Here's how the program works!
Assessment: Individuals with disabilities engage in a variety
of work sample testing, and situational assessment on various jobs.
As a result, vocational strengths and needs are determined which assist
in planning the training a persons needs. Pre-vocational and vocational
planning is person-centered, and focuses on the individuals personal
goals, preferences and interests.
Pre-Vocational Services: Activities are developed
that will prepare an individual for
employment. These services include support and training in behaviors
related to following directions, attending to task, task completion,
problem solving, safety and assisting the person to adjust to the
productive and social relationship demands of a work place.
Vocational Services: Specific job training and work
experience is gained in our work center, which provides paid employment
experience through sub-contracted work. Skills are developed, and
work quality and quantity issues are addressed. Individual job interests
are developed. Confidence and improved self-esteem as an adult worker
is also developed, and frequently leads to successful employment in