State of Washington Classified Job Specification
ADULT TRAINING SPECIALIST 1
Within a Division of Developmental Disabilities Residential Habilitation Center under the close monitoring by their supervisor, a professional staff, or higher level Adult Training Specialist, assist in the implementation of vocational, educational, behavioral, therapy, motor, social, or community living skill training programs that have been developed by higher level Adult Training Specialist or professional or supervisory staff. The resident training normally occurs in a work or training area, but may take place in other settings on or off campus.
These positions report to and are supervised by an Adult Training Supervisor.
Assists adult training and/or professional staff in the instruction and supervision of residents in developmental, educational, vocational, language, behavior, social, community survival, and other skills; assists with individual and group training of residents;
Participates with adult training, professional, and supervisory staff in planning individual and group training programs;
Directs and supervises residents being transported to, from, and during habilitation/training activities on or off the grounds;
Receives training in the preparation of reports, records, and evaluations of residents;
Performs duties associated with set-up, clean-up, and general upkeep of classroom, training, vocational, and/or habilitation areas;
Performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of: problems of the developmentally disabled.
Ability to: learn to train, care for and deliver specially designed program for developmentally disabled residents; complete the developmental disabilities core curriculum program; follow oral and written instructions; maintain records and reports.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
High school graduation or GED.
Class Specification History
New class Effective July 1, 1986 (emergency basis; permanent basis August 15, 1986)
New class code: (formerly 56870) effective July 1, 2007