Prevocational Services

DMH Definition of Prevocational Services are provided to persons not expected to be able to join the general workforce within one year (excluding Supported Employment Services). Activities can be either center based or community based and  are not primarily directed at teaching specific job skills, but at underlying skills which are useful in obtaining community employment. Prevocational Services are available to individuals who are no longer eligible for educational services based on their graduation and/or receipt of diploma/equivalency certificate and/or their permanent discontinuation of educational services within the parameters established by the Mississippi Department of Education.

In everyday language:  Prevocational Services are provided at one of our physical locations, Pascagoula, Picayune or Tupelo and extend into the community settings.  Each individuals services are individualized and objectives are created to prepare the individual for real employment in the community.



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