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San Joaquin Delta College CalWORKs Assessment. CalWORKs Assessment and Learning Disability Assessments. The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids AB 1542 (CalWORKs) was signed in to law in August of 1997 Contracted service with San Joaquin Human Services Agency

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calworks assessment and learning disability assessments
CalWORKs Assessment and Learning Disability Assessments
  • The California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids AB 1542 (CalWORKs) was signed in to law in August of 1997
  • Contracted service with San Joaquin Human Services Agency
  • Delta College has provided CalWORKs Assessments and Learning Disability Assessments since 1999
  • The CalWORKs Assessment Office is located in the DeRicco Student Services Building along with a San Joaquin County WorkNet Office
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CalWORKs Assessment
  • Referrals from HSA case managers for assessment
  • Assessments take place Tuesday- Thursday and Saturdays (Delta College is the only county location open to accommodate clients on a Saturday)
  • Other locations for assessment are: County Office of Education and San Joaquin County Worknet offices
  • Assessments take between 3-5 hours to complete
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CalWORKs Assessment
  • Assessment Services:
    • A formal Vocational Assessment for career guidance
    • Leads to the formulation of an Employment Plan that specifies types of services and training
    • Identify social traits and needs, vocational interests, goals, educational competencies and job skills
    • Identify employment goals and ability to achieve goals
    • Identify 3 or more occupational goals
    • Identify support services
    • Recommend appropriate training, education or work experience
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CalWORKs Assessment
  • Delta College CalWORKs Assessment:
    • Consent Form
    • Client intake portfolio
    • Manual Dexterity
    • Visual Evaluation
    • Sage Profile
    • Values Clarification
    • Myers- Briggs Profile
    • Problem solving Assessment
    • Career Scope
    • CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System)
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CalWORKs Assessment Report
  • Based off of assessments results and career discussion:
    • Assessment results are generated from CareerScope, CASAS and intake
    • Recommendations report provided to case manager
    • Additional information is provided to client and case manager
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CalWORKs Learning Disability Evaluation
  • Learning Disability Evaluations are provided under a separate contract with the Human Services Agency of San Joaquin County
  • Delta College is the only provider of Learning Disability Evaluations for CalWORKs participants
  • Provided to assist in determining strengths and barriers to employment and provide accommodations specific to the clients needs
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CalWORKs Learning Disability Evaluation
  • Performed by School Psychologists
  • Assessments measure:
    • Aptitudes/ information processing
    • Achievement
    • Vocational interests
  • Diagnosis- provide formal identification of the specific nature of a learning disability and/or co-existing disorder that could extend beyond testing and measuring of aptitudes, performance, and vocational interests that are associated with a learning disability
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CalWORKs Assessment
  • CalWORKs Assessment:
    • 2010- 2011- conducted 500 assessments and 31 learning disability assessments, program budget of $202,237
    • 2011-2012- conducted 500 assessments and 34 learning disability assessments, program budget of $183,536
    • 2012-2013- conducted 500 assessments and 23 learning disability assessments to date, program budget of $186,000
    • CalWORKs Assessments billed at $318/ assessment
    • Learning Disability Assessment billed at $850/ assessment
  • Contract for 2013- 2014 and 2014-2015
    • 600 CalWORKs Assessments at $325/ assessment
    • Up to 75 Learning Disability Assessments at $850/ assessment