LIFE SKILLS COACH
The life skills coach provides paraprofessional instruction involving writing specified goals or simple task modules, instructing on an individual or group basis, and writing progress reports. Work may be with the individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities or a variety of mental, emotional, or physical disabilities. Training is in a variety of developmental, pre-academic, pre-vocational, socialization, communication, behaviors, or work
adjustment areas. Areas such as home economics, physical education, woodworking, and engine repair and horticulture are used as mediums to work on adjustment skills. Work includes providing input into the interdisciplinary team through discussions and written reports. Employees may administer some standardized developmental tests or simple situational tests.