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Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS)

Pre-Employment Transition Services

Exploration and Mentoring Program

Have you ever wondered what working in the trades or healthcare would be like? What skills are necessary? How can you grow in the field and much more? Through ACDC’s Exploration and Mentoring Program, you decide which to explore. Talk with experienced instructors who have worked in those fields. Our Exploration and Mentoring Program is conducted during your high school transition class.  The class is one hour per week for four weeks. Let your teacher know you are interested. Your teacher will sign you up. Make informed decisions about your future. All you need is a computer, an internet connection for Zoom, and curiosity.

Trades to Explore:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Construction
  • Culinary Arts
  • Welding

Additional Pre-Employment Transition Services

Employment is competitive.  Stand out from others by obtaining certificates or credentials employers value.  

Online via Zoom

  • ServSafe Food Handler
  • Professional Guest Services
  • OSHA General

In-Person

  • Red Cross CPR/AED

View some of the courses we offer

Teachers: To sign up students or to review classes, please send an email to ACDC.info@arkansas.gov and ask for the Exploration and Mentoring link or any specific area listed above. The link is for high school teachers/personnel only.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

FROM THE ARKANSAS DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES​

ADWS is Hiring!

We are hiring! You can view and apply for our jobs online at ARcareers.Arkansas.gov. To narrow your search, click 'Show more options' and select 'Commerce' under Cabinet, and 'Dept of Workforce Services' under Division/Agency.

ADWS provides interpretation and translation services, at no cost, for clients who need assistance in accessing and participating in available services and programs. To request an interpreter or translator, please contact your nearest local office. 

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ADWS proporciona servicios de interpretación y traducción, sin costo alguno, para clientes que necesitan asistencia accediendo y participando en servicios y programas disponibles. Para solicitar un intérprete o traductor, por favor póngase en contacto con su oficina local más cercana.

ADWS cung cấp dịch vụ thông dịch và phiên dịch miễn phí cho khách hàng cần trợ giúp trong việc tiếp cận và tham gia các dịch vụ và chương trình hiện có. Để yêu cầu thông dịch viên hoặc phiên dịch viên, yêu cầu liên lạc với văn phòng địa phương gần nhất.

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