Training Programs

Community Participation Supports

MCAR, Inc’s Community Participation Supports program is intended to maximize opportunities for individuals to have access to the benefits of being integrated into their communities. This program increases an individual’s potential to achieve community employment by providing both facility based trainings and exploration into the community.

We offer a unique curriculum — the Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES) —developed specifically for people with different capabilities and skill levels. We start with a complete vocational assessment. We explore an individual’s interests and identify his skill levels. We then match his interests and skill levels to appropriate jobs in the workforce. In the assessment process, we determine how he learns and adapt our instruction methods to suit his needs. Our complete assessment, on-site training, and supervision make certain an individual has what it takes to succeed in the workplace.

Learn more about MCAR's CPS Program.


Students who are transitioning from high school to life after graduation need guidance and encouragement, direction and support. At MCAR, we work with schools, students, and families to help make a student's move from school to life in the community as an adult as easy and as smooth as possible.

MCAR's transitioning program shows students how to develop goals, make informed decisions, solve problems, and advocate for themselves. They participate in outcome-oriented activities that result in greater confidence, self-esteem, and independence. Many transitioning students use the PAES curriculum to gain work skills.

Learn more about MCAR's transitioning training.

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