The goal of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is the preservation of our culture, heritage and past.
he JP&T Programs method of training is restricted to institutional instruction in an accredited school in recognized and prior approved vocations and trades are. Training is restricted to those vocations which are located in the Apache Tribal jurisdiction and to those which take up to 24 months of instruction for certification. Thirty-six (36) month training will be a consideration for those eligible JP&T students who are in a registered nurse program.
Eligibility Requirements: Training Program
Verification of employment on the company's letterhead indication that the job is a permanent full-time position.
PHYSICAL & MENTAL RESTORATION SERVICES:
In addition to standard physical and psychological treatment, the use of traditional Native medicine and healing of the physical and mental disabilities at the request of the will be incorporated into the IPE.
Training may be provided for an eligible consumer who:
1. Desires to pursue a course of training.
2. do not possess vocational skills which can be utilized for suitable employment within the disability limitations;
3. are determined to have reasonable opportunities for obtaining employment in the chosen vocation or achieving self- sufficiency.
The Four Types of training provided are:
1. VOCATIONAL: such knowledge and skills that may be acquired through training from an institution, on the job, tutors, or combination of these methods.
2. PRE-VOCATIONAL: includes any form of academic or basic training provided for the preparatory skills needed for entrance into a vocational training program or employment.
3. PERSONAL or WORK ADJUSTMENT: includes any training given for one or more of the following:
a. To assist the individual in developing personal habits, attitudes, and skills enabling the individual to function effectively in spite of disability.
b. To develop or increase work tolerance prior to engaging in pre-vocational or vocational training or in employment.
c. To develop work habits and to orient the individual into the world of work.
d. To provide skills or techniques enabling the individual to compensate for the loss of sensory function.
4. COLLEGE: consumers may establish a vocational goal that requires a degree of certificate earned at a college or university.
Phone: (405) 247-8512
Fax: (405) 247-2252
1. The applicant must be a member of a State or Federally Recognized Indian Tribe. Before initiating application, a consumer must provide a copy of CDIB (Certificate Degree of Indian Blood), Social Security Card, Picture ID & Proof of Residency.
2. Applicant must reside WITHIN the Apache Tribe Voc. Rehab. Program Service area: Caddo, Comanche, Grady, Kiowa, Tillman & Cotton counties.
3. An individual is eligible for services with the ATVR Program when:
A. He/she has a documentable physical or mental disability which constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment;
B. There exists a reasonable expectation that the person would benefit from services in terms of employability or self-sufficiency. ASSUMED
According to the 1998 amendments.
C. Require ATVR Services to prepare for, enter in, or retain gainful employment.
Similar benefits and referrals to other agencies will also be used to assist consumers in meeting their Individual Plan of Employment.
4. The ATVR Program serves members of other State or Federally Recognized Indian Tribes residing within the ATVRs (7) county service area.