Welcome to RAISE!
The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center works with the seven (7) Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA)-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families.
WHAT’S NEW FROM RAISE?
RAISE was very busy this year. Read all about it in our special Year in Review...read more
The RAISE Center is pleased to share their new Apprenticeship Resources page with you! Apprenticeships have been used for centuries to provide hands-on trade skills. Apprenticeship programs provide work-based training, classroom instruction, and mentorship at...read more
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An Introduction to the New Vocational Rehabilitation Toolkit for Parent Centers
Wednesday, Jauary 18, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EST)
This webinar will explore the newly released toolkit. It will give an overview of how to use it, where to find important information quickly, and briefly discuss the important contents that all parent center staff should know. Continue Reading Join us for the next RAISE webinar
Making Youth Engagement Possible: Making Youth Engagement Easier For Parent Centers
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EST)
An important element to the success of youth with disabilities is youth engagement. However, with limited funding and additional grant requirements, parent centers are often limited in the time that they are able to spend on youth engagement. This webinar will introduce the newly developed RAISE Youth Engagement toolkit for parent centers. The toolkit and additional handouts will provide parent centers with a basic overview of youth leadership, engagement strategies, youth development, and tips on easily improving youth work.
– Understand the new youth engagement tools that are available from raise
– Know where to access the new materials and how they can be helpful to their work at the parent center Continue Reading Mark Your Calendars