Transition from School to Work: Opening the door to your future!
New Jersey Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Transition to Adult Life
DVRS works with students who have an IEP (Individual Education Program) and students with disabilities, who need specific services to prepare for, get and keep a job.
*A DVRS counselor will help you choose a career that will match your interests, skills and abilities.
*We’ll work with you to develop an IPE (Individual Plan for Employment). This plan includes your vocational goal and the services you need to reach it and succeed in your job.
*We can give advice and information to students as young as 14. You can apply for services during your last 2 years of high school. If you want to know more or want to be referred to DVRS, talk to your school representative or contact your local DVRS office!
*Our goal is to make your transition from school to work an easy one. We’ll help you get ready to start working or to start training that leads to a job.
DVRS councelors are experts in:
*Vocational Assessment: to help you discover your job-related skills.
*Vocational Planning: to help you imagine your work future and how to make it happen.
*Career Goal Development: to help you figure out what you want to achieve.
*Labor Market Threads: to help you find out what jobs need workers.
*Job Placement: to help you get a job with a good employer.
After you graduate:
*You and your DVRS counselor will work on your individualized Plan for Employment.
*Services we provide may include:
-vocational guidance & counceling
-vocational skills training
-hearing loss services
-and much more…
DVRS Local Office: Bergen County: Hackensack-201-996-8970
Central Office: 609-292-5987
Toll Free: 1-866-871-7867
Check us out online at jobs4jersey.com/dvrs
Disclaimer: this information comes directly from the the DVRS pamphlet and I give them full credit for it. Please call or email them for more information.