This pack was designed to support parents and carers explore careers and the world of work. The information in this pack can be used to support parent information sessions or directly by parents themselves in improving their role as career development allies in the career journey of young people with disability. A range of resources have been developed to support young people in their personal career planning and management.
A training resource that takes participants through a 2-hour session on the role parents can play in supporting career decision-making, understanding the labor market and the range of disability supports and incentives available in Australia to job seekers and employees with disability.
As part of the Building Ability Through Career Management program, CEAV Career Counselling Australia has developed a series of fast fact sheets to support parents and young people with disability to transition to employment.
A step-by-step guide to navigating the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
A quick 2-page reference to the most useful websites for job-seekers with a disability.
Career Planning For Young People With Disabilities is a collection of case studies that were developed to demonstrate the experiences of young people with disability and a range of strategies to support these individuals in their personal career planning and management. Most of these cases have been inspired by participants associated with the CEAV Career Counselling Australia (CCCA),and the Building Ability through Career Management (BACM) program.
These video clips were designed to raise awareness, educate career professionals and promote the career planning journey and employment of young people with disability. They were designed for teaching purposes within community agencies, TAFE colleges, higher education providers and schools, to assist career practitioners support the career planning for young people with disabilities. The video resources can be used for professional development of NDIS support workers in career planning for young people with disabilities. The videos raise community awareness of young people with disabilities and their aspirations to gain, secure and maintain open employment.
CEAV Career Counselling Australia acknowledges the support of the
Victorian Government in the development of these resources.