Pre-Employment Transition Services Program (PreETS)
Self Awareness and Self Advocacy (SASA) Training
UPDATE! THIS PROGRAM IS NOW HAPPENING WITH 1:1 VIRTUAL SESSIONS! PLEASE EMAIL Jess Leone WITH ANY QUESTIONS!
SASA Training is a collaborative partnership program between The IMAGE Center and The Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS).
What benefit does this training provide?
- Empowerment for teens and young adults to explore skills of self awareness and self advocacy as they relate to either college preparation or vocational exploration.
- Information on disability disclosure, rights and accommodations related to college bound and career bound students.
- Personalized goal setting and skill building in relation to increased independent living.
- Student and family resources for all future outlooks.
Who is eligible for this FREE training?
- students enrolled in a secondary school (including home school or other alternative secondary education program), post-secondary education program, or other recognized educational program and has not exited, graduated, or withdrawn;
- students at least 14 years old but less than age 22
- students have a disability documented with an IEP, 504 plan, medical records, or a doctor’s note.
To learn more about SASA training please contact:
Jessica Leone, Director for Teen and Young Adult Services at The IMAGE Center
443-275-9396 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All registrants will need a direct referral from DORS to get started:
Already connected with a DORS counselor? Contact your counselor directly and ask for a referral for the PreETS Training provided by The IMAGE Center.
Not yet connected with DORS? Simply follow the link to request a referral. A case file for referral will be created for you and you should be contacted by DORS within 10 days.
*Schools may seek permission from families to refer students directly*