Workforce Development

Available to individuals in our Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP) or as a stand-alone program.

Makin’ It Work

Designed to help men and women who have spent time on corrections successfully make the transition into the community and the world of work.

This program helps participants:

  1. Understand negative “thinking traps” that make it easy to act impulsively or illegally even when there are negative consequences
  2. Understand employers’ hidden code of expectations
  3. Recognize and manage strong emotions before they get out of control
  4. Solve workplace problems logically instead of impulsively
  5. Give and take criticism in a professional way

This is a 5-week course where sessions are offered twice a week for two hours. Participant must complete all sessions as scheduled.


Workforce Development

Learning To Work It Out

Designated to help individuals (ages 21 and older) with multiple barriers to employment develop the self-awareness and interpersonal “soft skills” needed to successfully enter and advance in the world of work.

This curriculum meets the needs of both employers and employees by:

  1. Better preparing the residence in low-income neighborhoods for the interpersonal challenges of the work place
  2. Better preparing employers to support and manage entry level workers
  3. This is a 5-week course where sessions are offered twice a week for two hours. Participant must complete all sessions as scheduled

This is a 5-week  consecutive course were sessions are offered twice a week for 90 minutes. Participant must complete all sessions as scheduled.


Beginning To Work It Out

Designated to help at risk youth and young adults (ages 15-20) who are beginning the transition into the work place to develop the self-awareness and interpersonal “soft skills” needed to successfully enter and advance in the world of work.

This curriculum meets the needs of both employers and employees by:

  1. better-preparing the residence in low-income neighborhoods for the interpersonal challenges of the work place
  2. better-preparing employers to support and manage entry level workers

This is a 6-week  consecutive course were sessions are offered twice a week for 90 minutes. Participant must complete all sessions as scheduled.

Upon completion of the curriculum, individuals will be giving a certificate of completion to give to future employer. Individuals will also be giving hands on training placements and stipend for participation in optional 60 days on hands job training to enhance skill set and experience for resume building.


Cognitive Behavior Approach

In addition to workforce development ROCACP have a social enterprise where participants can get hands-on training along with a paid stipend.

Permanent employment will be offered to eligible candidates after successful completion of workforce development program Social Enterprise program offer positions in commercial janitorial and floor tech services in Baltimore City and Harford County.