Types of Training




 Job Shadowing


This experience will allow observation of a rehabilitation professional performing the essential tasks of their job for a limited period of time.

Applicants will be required to complete an Application, Confidentiality form, and Professional Liability Insurance form.


Job Shadowing

  • Application
  • If your application is accepted, you will be directed to submit the following LEaP documents:
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Professional Liability Insurance




 Learning Experience


This experience is a long-term training opportunity designed to teach essential functions of the job. Learning experiences can consist of observations, clinical rotations, clinical fellowships, coordinated programs, practicums and internships, etc.

Applicants are required to submit an application, confidentiality agreement, policy agreement, proof of professional liability insurance, letter of recommendation from academic advisor (if applicable), and may be required to complete an ADRS criminal background check.


  • Training requests for FALL academic terms must be received by MAY 31st.
  • Training requests for SPRING academic terms must be received by OCTOBER 31st.
  • Training requests for SUMMER academic terms must be received by MARCH 31st.

Limited training opportunities may be available at other times.

Please contact LEaP-Information@rehab.alabama.gov for additional information.


Learning Experience

  • Application
  • If your application is accepted, you will be directed to submit the following LEaP documents:
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Policy Agreement
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Letter of recommendation
  • (If required, you will be notified to submit.)
    Background Check form, copy of driver's license and 2 fingerprint cards mailed to:

    ADRS
    HRD - LEaP program
    PO Box 19888
    Homewood, AL 35219-0888





 Paid Learning Experience


This is a limited and highly competitive learning opportunity only available for certain positions. An application is required for initial consideration.

If the request meets requirements for a paid experience you will be required to complete the learning experience packet consisting of: confidentiality agreement, policy agreement, proof of professional liability insurance, letter of recommendation from academic advisor, and may be required to complete an ADRS criminal background check. In addition, an unofficial transcript is required (if applicable).

The following training opportunities are NOT available for Paid Learning Experience:


Paid Learning Experience

  • Application
  • If your application is accepted, you will be directed to submit the following LEaP documents:
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Policy Agreement
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Letter of recommendation
  • (If required, you will be notified to submit.)
    Background Check form, copy of driver's license and 2 fingerprint cards mailed to:

    ADRS
    HRD - LEaP program
    PO Box 19888
    Homewood, AL 35219-0888

  • State of Alabama Application for Examination
  • Unofficial Academic Transcript





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