Self Awareness and Self Advocacy Pre-employment Training Program

Self Awareness and Self Advocacy (SASA) Training is a collaborative partnership program between The IMAGE Center and The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS). 

What benefit does this training provide? 

  • Empowerment for teens and young adults to explore skills of self awareness and self advocacy as they relate to either college preparation or vocational exploration.
  • Information on disability disclosure, rights and accommodations related to college bound and career bound students.
  • Personalized goal setting and skill building in relation to increased independent living.
  • Student and family resources for all future outcomes.

Who is eligible for this FREE training? 

  • students enrolled in a secondary school (including home school or other alternative secondary education program), post-secondary education program, or other recognized educational program and has not exited, graduated, or withdrawn;
  • students at least 14 years old but less than age 22
  • students have a disability documented with an IEP, 504 plan, medical records, or a doctor’s note.

Registrants will need a direct referral from the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) to get started: 

Already connected with a DORS counselor?

Contact your counselor directly and ask for a referral for the PreETS Training provided by The IMAGE Center. 

Not yet connected with DORS?

Request a referral. A case file for referral will be created for you and you should be contacted by DORS within 10 days.      

Schools may seek permission from families to refer students directly.

Contact or call 443-275-9396