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will analyze and explore his/her characteristics related to personal, educational and career planning with ___ out of ___ opportunities as measured by ____________ (evaluation tool).
1 Evaluate interests, abilities and skills.
2 Reflect and draw conclusions from individual assessment processes.
3 Identify personal, educational and work goals.
4 Relate abilities and desires to a specific job, e.g., directing others, working alone, having specific responsibilities.
5 Relate needs to a specific occupational environment.
6 Describe the characteristics of occupations consistent with interests.
7 Identify one or more occupations/jobs that is interesting to pursue.
8 Describe ways that an occupation relates to future goals.
9 identify personal and social needs met through work.
10 identify status needs met through work, e.g., respect, role within community.


will research, analyze and explore career options with ____ out of ___ opportunities as measured by _______________ (evaluation tool).
1 Use a variety of resources. including electronic media to explore career information and options.
2 Describe the jobs associated with a selected career cluster.
3 Obtain specific information about jobs of interest, e.g., qualifications, salary, age requirements.
4 Describe entry-level skills associated within a given career cluster.
5 Describe higher level work skills associated within a given career duster.
6 Identify job opportunities related to a given career cluster.
7 Describe differences and employment opportunities in varying localities.
8 Describe training requirements and wages relating to common job classifications.
9 Use a variety of methods, e.g., job shadowing. internship, community job placement, etc. to explore career options.
10 Assess career opportunities. e.g., employment. Industry and economic trends: working conditions, benefits and opportunities for change and growth.
11 State whether identified jobs are commensurate with abilities. interests. physical and psychological needs.


will develop an appropriate plan to achieve vocational goals as measured by a completed plan.
1 Identify occupational interests.
2 Identify occupational aptitude.
3 Identify requirements of appropriate and desirable jobs.
4 Make realistic occupational choices.
5 Describe how skills developed in school relate to employment.
6 Describe the need for lifelong learning in career development.
7 Recognize skills to be gained through assigned work experiences.
8 Identify criteria he/she would use in selecting an occupation, e.g., salary, type of environment. kind of responsibilities.
9 Use in-school and community work experience to help develop a vocational goal.
10 Use a variety of methods, e.g., job shadowing, internship, community job placement. volunteerism.
11 Select a vocational goal.
12 List steps in achieving the vocational goal.
13 Use appropriate school assistance in attaining a vocational goal.
14 Identify need and access to occupational and/or physical therapist in order to reach a vocational goal.
15 Use community vocational guidance services in reaching a vocational goal.
16 Explain how recommendations influence future job placement and employment.
17 Identify sources and methods of assessing continuing education and training necessary for career/occupational development.
18 Explain how to terminate employment without adversely affecting career development.


will identify and apply for adult service providers with _____ out of ____ opportunities as measured by ___________ (evaluation tool).
1 Identify appropriate adult vocational service providers (Vocational Rehabilitation, MCDD. State of Oregon Employment Dept, private agencies, etc..).
2 Locate and select appropriate adult service providers.
3 Access appropriate adult service providers
4 Identify agencies that provide SSI, Food stamps. low income housing, etc.
5 Locate and complete an application for SSI, food stamps, low income housing. etc.