Comprehensive Development, Inc. (“CDI”)

Posted on August 6, 2018

For tutoring and customer service training for participants in their recently launched Emergency Medical Technician(“EMT”) healthcare track designed to attract and train more young men for entry into the growing and well-paid healthcare field. It is a program of the Career Academy, an innovative sector-based workforce development program that prepares non-college-bound graduates and disconnected, out-of-school, out-of-work youth aged 18-24 to enter the healthcare field with the ability to earn a livable wage and have significant opportunities for advancement over time. The EMT program model is a partnership that has the promise of sustained success for participant employment as it includes a job preparation Bridge Program conducted by CDI concurrently with Occupational Training conducted by the Borough of Manhattan Community College, followed by intensive training and certification at Northwell Health, an employer which has the capacity to hire a large number of the well-prepared candidates.