Services We Provide
Comprehensive Social Vocational Services.
The Yes I Can (YIC) Unity Through Music, Art & Education Social Vocational Program is a 18 month program consisting of eight core social vocational courses and two internship courses. The curriculum moves beyond classroom instruction and offers consumers real‐world practical experience in a community setting.
The YIC Program provides the following services:
Social Vocational Assessment
Individual Habilitation Service Plan (IHSP)
Transition Education and Social Vocational Training provided by CTC credentialed educators
Direct Vocational Counseling services provided by CTC credentialed counselors
Industry specific skill development using evidence-based teaching methodologies, maximizing consumer learning and performance
Supported Paid Internships through our creative partnerships with music/recording industry companies
Supported Employment provided by CESP certified Job Coaches
Individual Habilitation Service Plan:
During the initial social vocational/situational assessment process for consumers ages 14 to 24, YIC conducts a comprehensive assessment to identify career goals, develop targeted outcomes, and measure consumers’ progress throughout the program. YIC develops customized, assessment-based social vocational/transition/employment services with a focus on each consumer’s interests, abilities, independent living skills, and personal goals. By collaborating with consumers, families and community partners, YIC provides consumers with real life training and working experience within the music/recording industry through a year-long training program; leading into a paid internship with various private companies within the music industry through our corporate partnerships.
Transition Education /Social Vocational Training/Employment Services:
~ Career exploration within the music/recording industry
~ Job skills training
~ Work experience
~ Service learning opportunities
~ Supported employment
~ Vocational skills taught across multiple settings by trained instructors, job coaches and vocational counselors
~ Resume writing/interviewing skills
~ Executive functioning skills (e.g., organizing, prioritizing, time
management, regulating emotions)
~ Social and communication skills development
~ Independent living skills
~ Personal financial management; and/or
~ Support with post-secondary options; vocational/trade school, college,
and competitive employment.