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Community Based Training

Job Development and Retention Nuts & Bolts - August
Tue, 08/28/2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
Learners will develop the skills to use business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy, discover networking and other resources for job leads, understand the difference between job placement, job development, job creation, job carving and job sharing, and learn retention strategies to be sure the job sticks! 
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment - August
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
Participants will learn how to create networks, engage with employers, use LMI to create opportunities, make the business case, engage in job creation and negotiate a created job.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs - August
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
Participants will learn to use LMI to find work experiences and job placement opportunities. Learners will discover LMI tools to help them talk the lingo of the employer and determine the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be successful in the job.
Performance Management & Evaluation - August
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Employees don’t always do what we want. On one hand they act like competent employees and on the other hand they miss deadlines, wait for instructions and procrastinate.  You need to figure out why an employee isn’t meeting expectations and put a plan in place to course correct the problem.  Knowing the performance management cycle, goal setting, and...
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity - August
Mon, 08/20/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
This training provides guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (language, thinking and writing) as well as explore “I VS You” statements.
Practical Supervisory Tools & Tips - August
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
This training is designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of human services, behavioral health and education professionals.  Learners will dig into common issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Lesson #1 – From Buddy to Boss -         ...
Job Site Support & Fading - August
Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
This training will provide practical strategies to understand the difference between integration and inclusion, help identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
Breaking Down a Job - August
Fri, 08/10/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Learn the step by step process of how to conduct a task analysis and a job analyis and use them in the coaching process.  Learn how job analysis plays a role in job matching, job carving and customized employment.
Job Coaching in the Workplace - August
Tue, 08/07/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three-day training that teaches job coach strategies based on ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) competencies. This is a fun and interactive training that is offered once a month and teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the community. Classes...
How to Handle Difficult Individuals for Supervisors - August
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Difficult people are disruptive to the work place and managing them is tough if you don’t understand what is behind their behavior.  Learners will discover the common types of difficult people and their characteristics, why they do what they do, and strategies to manage their behavior. 
Team Building for Supervisors - August
Mon, 08/06/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Most managers are met with eye rolls when they suggest “team building” but it can one of the most important things you can do.  It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration.  Learners will discover the effective features of a team, review team dynamics and team roles, and determine how personality types impact team position and...
Job Development - August
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three-day training that teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Built on the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, this training ideal for anyone who is a job developer, business developer, employment specialist or for school personnel charged with finding work experiences...
Job Development and Retention Nuts & Bolts - July
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Learners will develop the skills to use business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy, discover networking and other resources for job leads, understand the difference between job placement, job development, job creation, job carving and job sharing, and learn retention strategies to be sure the job sticks! 
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment - July
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Participants will learn how to create networks, engage with employers, use LMI to create opportunities, make the business case, engage in job creation and negotiate a created job.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs - July
Mon, 07/30/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Participants will learn to use LMI to find work experiences and job placement opportunities. Learners will discover LMI tools to help them talk the lingo of the employer and determine the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be successful in the job.
Job Development and Retention Nuts & Bolts
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:30am to 2:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Business Development Series
Learners will develop the skills to use business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy, discover networking and other resources for job leads, understand the difference between job placement and job development, explore the strategies of job creation, job carving and job sharing as well as learn skillful job retention strategies to ensure retention sticks!
Using Labor Market To Find Jobs
Fri, 07/27/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Business Development Series
Participants will learn to use the LMI to find work experiences and job placement opportunities. Learners will discover LMI tools to help them speak the language of the employer and determine the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be successful in the job. 
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity - July
Mon, 07/23/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training provides guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (language, thinking and writing) as well as explore “I VS You” statements.
Performance Management & Evalution - July
Mon, 07/23/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Employees don’t always do what we want. On one hand they act like competent employees and on the other hand they miss deadlines, wait for instructions and procrastinate.  You need to figure out why an employee isn’t meeting expectations and put a plan in place to course correct the problem.  Knowing the performance management cycle, goal setting, and...
Job Site Support & Fading - July
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training will provide practical strategies to understand the difference between integration and inclusion, help identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
Breaking Down a Job - July
Mon, 07/16/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Learn the step by step process of how to conduct a task analysis and a job analyis and use them in the coaching process.  Learn how job analysis plays a role in job matching, job carving and customized employment.
How to Handle Difficult Individuals for Supervisors - July
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Difficult people are disruptive to the work place and managing them is tough if you don’t understand what is behind their behavior.  Learners will discover the common types of difficult people and their characteristics, why they do what they do, and strategies to manage their behavior. 
Team Building for Supervisors - July
Fri, 07/13/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
Training topic: Workforce Development
Most managers are met with eye rolls when they suggest “team building” but it can one of the most important things you can do.  It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration.  Learners will discover the effective features of a team, review team dynamics and team roles, and determine how personality types impact team position and...
Job Development - July
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three-day training that teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Built on the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, this training ideal for anyone who is a job developer, business developer, employment specialist or for school personnel charged with finding work experiences...
Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training is based on the ACRE competencies, which are evidenced based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. This training includes 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), and ongoing monitoring of each learner’s benchmarks in order to improve the practical application of knowledge acquired during training....
Job Coaching in the Workplace - July
Tue, 07/10/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three-day training that teaches job coach strategies based on ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) competencies. This is a fun and interactive training that is offered once a month and teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the community. Classes...
Practical Supervisory Tactics & Tools - July
Mon, 07/09/2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training is designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of human services, behavioral health and education professionals.  Learners will dig into common issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Lesson #1 – From Buddy to Boss -         ...
How to Handle Difficult Individuals for Supervisors - June
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Difficult people are disruptive to the work place and managing them is tough if you don’t understand what is behind their behavior.  Learners will discover the common types of difficult people and their characteristics, why they do what they do, and strategies to manage their behavior. 
Team Building for Supervisors - June
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Most managers are met with eye rolls when they suggest “team building” but it can one of the most important things you can do.  It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration.  Learners will discover the effective features of a team, review team dynamics and team roles, and determine how personality types impact team position and...
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment - June
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Participants will learn how to create networks, engage with employers, use LMI to create opportunities, make the business case, engage in job creation and negotiate a created job.
Job Development and Retention Nuts & Bolts - June
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Learners will develop the skills to use business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy, discover networking and other resources for job leads, understand the difference between job placement, job development, job creation, job carving and job sharing, and learn retention strategies to be sure the job sticks! 
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs - June
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Participants will learn to use LMI to find work experiences and job placement opportunities. Learners will discover LMI tools to help them talk the lingo of the employer and determine the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to be successful in the job.
Job Site Support & Fading - June
Mon, 06/18/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training will provide practical strategies to understand the difference between integration and inclusion, help identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
Breaking Down A Job - June
Mon, 06/18/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Learn the step by step process of how to conduct a task analysis and a job analyis and use them in the coaching process.  Learn how job analysis plays a role in job matching, job carving and customized employment.
Performance Management & Evaluation - June
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Employees don’t always do what we want. On one hand they act like competent employees and on the other hand they miss deadlines, wait for instructions and procrastinate.  You need to figure out why an employee isn’t meeting expectations and put a plan in place to course correct the problem.  Knowing the performance management cycle, goal setting, and...
Practical Supervisory Tips & Tools for Human Services Professionals
Mon, 06/11/2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Professional Development
We are pleased to launch a session designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of vocational rehabilitation and human services professionals.  Join us as we dig into common everyday issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Practical Supervisory Tactics...
Practical Supervisory Tools & Tips - June
Mon, 06/11/2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training is designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of human services, behavioral health and education professionals.  Learners will dig into common issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Lesson #1 – From Buddy to Boss -         ...
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity - June
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This training provides guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (language, thinking and writing) as well as explore “I VS You” statements.
Job Coach Training June 2018
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on June 7th and continues on the 14th and 21st (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the...
Job Development Training June 2018
Tue, 06/05/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on June 5th and is also held on the 12th and 19th  - (three consecutive Tuesdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
How to Develop and Assess Community Based Work Evaluations & Experiences
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
How to Develop and Assess Community Based Work Experiences
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Success on the Job Series
Learners will develop the skills to convince employers to commit to an on-site work evaluation; to use performance measurment tools as part of the assessment proccess, and use the data derived from the tools to systematically measure perfornmance, as well as, make recommendations to the employer for a successful job match.   
How To develop & Assess Community Based Work Experiences
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Success on the Job Series
Learn how to conduct onsite work evaluations, identify areas for coaching, use data to measure  performance, determine strengths and make recommendations for potential employmnet opportunities. 
Job Site Support & Fading
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
Job Site Supports & Fading
Fri, 06/01/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Success on the Job Series
The training will provide practical strategies to uinderstand the difference between integration and inclusion; identify natural supports from the onsite of job coaching and determine the best job coach support strategies to decrease supports and fade while increasing worker independence. 
From Buddy to Boss
Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Professional Development
Soon after the celebration of an earned promotion to supervisor concludes the reality sets in.  You are now in charge of managing people, processes and outcomes.  If your promotion is internal, your role in the morning coffee klatch will surely change and relationships as they once were will transition too.  It is the transition of relationships that proves...
Job Development & Retention Nuts and Bolts
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Professional Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.
How to Handle Difficult Individuals
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Professional Development
Difficult personalities can be disruptive and upsetting to the entire workplace.  While co-workers can ignore them, change their routine to avoid them or commiserate with others about them, you don’t have that luxury if one of these difficult individuals works for you.  Managing difficult people can be a nightmare if you don’t understand the motivation behind their behaviors...
Breaking Down A Job For Systematic Instruction
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis.
Creating A Culture of Work Readiness
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need to...
Employment Specialist Training Spring
Wed, 05/09/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
Practical Supervisory Tactics & Tools - NYC
Tue, 05/08/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Professional Development
Lesson #1 | From Buddy to Boss - Making the transition from individual contributor to manager - What employees want and expect from you - The difference between a manager and a leader - Explore and learn how to use different leadership styles Lesson #2 | How to Handle Difficult Individuals - Discover the typical difficult employee profiles -...
How To Create A Job Using Customized Employment
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs!
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; How to use ONET to customize jobs and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.
Job Development Training
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on May 3rd and is also held on the 10th and 17th  - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
Job Coach Training May 2018
Tue, 05/01/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on May 1st and continues on the 8th and 15th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults...
Practical Supervisory Tips & Tools for Human Services Professionals
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Professional Development
We are pleased to launch a session designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of vocational rehabilitation and human services professionals.  Join us as we dig into common everyday issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Practical Supervisory Tactics...
New Jersey - Breaking Down A Job
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Breaking Down A Job will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job and task analysis, as well as, explaining the importance  of systematic instruction in the coaching process. Job analysis will be further explored as an important employment tool for job coaches and job developers, and its role in identifying appropriate reasonable accommodations for qualified...
New Jersey - Communicating and Documenting with Clarity
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias. Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I vs You Statements" and body language.
Team Building for Supervisors
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Professional Development
Team Building Most managers are met with eyerolls when they suggest “team building” to their staff.  Employees often view it as a silly exercise but team building gets a bad rap.  It is one of the most important things you can do it as manager.  It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration. Effective team building...
Creating A Culture of Work Readiness
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work readiness flips culture on its head and demands systems change in agencies that service adults with disabilities.Participants will learn to adopt the presumption of employment, "add in" the lens of employment, utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development and use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas...
Performance Management & Performance Evaluations
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Employees don’t always do what we want them to do. On the one hand, they act as if they are competent professionals. On the other, they procrastinate, miss deadlines, and wait for instructions. Sometimes they even blame others when their work is unsuccessful. As their manager, it is up to you to figure out exactly why the employee...
Job Coach Training April 2018
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on April 5th and continues on the 12th and 19th (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or...
Job Development Training April 2018
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on April 3rd and is also held on the 10th and 17th  - (three consecutive Tuesdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
From Buddy to Boss
Fri, 03/23/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Soon after the celebration of an earned promotion to supervisor concludes the reality sets in.  You are now in charge of managing people, processes and outcomes.  If your promotion is internal, your role in the morning coffee klatch will surely change and relationships as they once were will transition too.  It is the transition of relationships that proves...
Job Development & Retention Nuts and Bolts
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.
Job Development Training March 2018
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on March 15th and is also held on the 22nd and 29th  - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice....
Youth Employment 101
Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Work experience for students is a key predictor in long-term attachment to the workforce as an adult.  Additionally, more and more students with disabilities are needing to engage in work experiences prior to graduation.  Sadly, many educators and para-professionals are placing students in internships that are not paid and are against labor laws.  According to the Department of...
Job Coach Training March 2018
Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Success on the Job Series
This is a THREE day training that starts on March 13th and continues on the 20th and 27th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults...
Breaking Down a Job for Systematic Instruction
Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis.
How to Develop and Assess Community Based Work Evaluations & Experiences
Mon, 03/12/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
Creating A Culture of Work Readiness
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need to...
Job Site Supports & Fading
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
Employment Specialist Training Winter II
Wed, 03/07/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
How to Handle Difficult Individuals
Tue, 03/06/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Difficult personalities can be disruptive and upsetting to the entire workplace.  While co-workers can ignore them, change their routine to avoid them or commiserate with others about them, you don’t have that luxury if one of these difficult individuals works for you.  Managing difficult people can be a nightmare if you don’t understand the motivation behind their behaviors...
How to Develop A Job Using Customized Employment
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
How to Create A Job Using Customized Employment
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs!
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; How to use ONET to customize jobs and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.
Team Building for Supervisors
Mon, 02/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Team Building Most managers are met with eyerolls when they suggest “team building” to their staff.  Employees often view it as a silly exercise but team building gets a bad rap.  It is one of the most important things you can do it as manager.  It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration. Effective team building...
How to Develop and Assess Community Based Work Evaluations & Experiences
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
Job Development Training February 2018
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on February 13th and is also held on the 20th and 27th  - (three consecutive Tuesdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This...
Job Coach Training February 2018
Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on February 8th and continues on the 15th and 22nd (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults...
Performance Management & Performance Evaluations
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Employees don’t always do what we want them to do. On the one hand, they act as if they are competent professionals. On the other, they procrastinate, miss deadlines, and wait for instructions. Sometimes they even blame others when their work is unsuccessful. As their manager, it is up to you to figure out exactly why the employee...
Practical Supervisory Tips & Tools for Human Services Professionals
Thu, 02/01/2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
We are pleased to launch a session designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of vocational rehabilitation and human services professionals.  Join us as we dig into common everyday issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Practical Supervisory Tactics...
From Buddy to Boss
Mon, 01/29/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Soon after the celebration of an earned promotion to supervisor concludes the reality sets in.  You are now in charge of managing people, processes and outcomes.  If your promotion is internal, your role in the morning coffee klatch will surely change and relationships as they once were will transition too.  It is the transition of relationships that proves...
Job Development & Retention Nuts and Bolts
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.
Digging Into Discovery
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.
How to Handle Difficult Individuals
Mon, 01/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Difficult personalities can be disruptive and upsetting to the entire workplace.  While co-workers can ignore them, change their routine to avoid them or commiserate with others about them, you don’t have that luxury if one of these difficult individuals works for you.  Managing difficult people can be a nightmare if you don’t understand the motivation behind their behaviors...
Breaking Down A Job for Systematic Instruction
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis.
How To Develop and Assess Community Based Work Evaluations & Experiences
Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs
Mon, 01/15/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.
Job Development Training January 2018
Thu, 01/11/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on January 11th and is also held on the 18th and 25th  - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This...
Job Coach Training January 2018
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on January 9th and continues on the 16th and 23rd (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in...
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness
Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need to...
Job Site Supports & Fading
Fri, 01/05/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
How to Develop A Job Using Customized Employment
Thu, 01/04/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs!
Thu, 01/04/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; How to use ONET to customize jobs and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.
Employment Specialist Training Winter I
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs (RI December 2017)
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.                                     
December Job Coach Training
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on December 5th and continues on the 12th and 19th (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults...
November 2017 Business Developer Roundtable
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
Communicating & Documenting with Clarity (RI November 2017)
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.                                      
Breaking Down A Job - Systematic Instruction (RI November 2017)
Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis.
November Job Coach Training
Thu, 11/02/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on November 2nd and continues on the 9th and 16th (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the...
Employment Specialist Training Fall Session II
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
Northern RI Collaboration Professional Development
Wed, 10/25/2017 - 8:00am to 2:30pm
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Training topic: Education
Join us for an interactive, hands on day of practical training designed to help you support your students in their work assessments, work experiences and employment.  Training topics for the day include: - Breaking Down a Job - Assessing Community Based Work Experiences - Job Site Support and Fading This training is open and encouraged for all eductors, paraprofessionals or...
October 2017 Business Developer Roundtable (NJ)
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this web-based monthly session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be provided....
October Job Coach Training
Thu, 10/12/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on October 12th and continues on the 19th and 26th (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in...
Job Site Support and Fading (RI October 2017)
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
Job Development & Retention (RI October 2017)
Tue, 10/03/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.
September 2017 Essex County Business Developer Roundtable
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations (NJ Septermber 2017)
Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex...
What is Customized Employment (Sept 2017 NJ)
Mon, 09/18/2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join this interactive training to learn about customized employment and discover: the benefits for individuals with significant disabilities; the four essential components of customized employment; how to use discovery as the foundation to customized employment; how to create a customized plan, and; the difference between job development and job placement.   Note:  If you are an adult services...
Digging Into Discovery (NJ September 2017)
Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.   Note:  If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
Digging Into Discovery (RI September 2017)
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.
Employment Specialist Training Fall Session I
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (RI September)
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
September Job Coach Training
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on September 5th and continues on the 12th and 19th (three consecutive Tuesday).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the...
How to Develop and Assess Community Based Work Evaluations (RI August 2017)
Tue, 08/22/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
Job Development and Retention (RI August 2017)
Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.
Rapid Job Placement (RI August 2017)
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Rapid Job Placement ​is an effective approach that can be used as a work readiness tool, a community work experience or a job placement strategy.  Join us as we explore how to add this approach as an employment strategy that is person-centered, offers choice, and appreciates career pathways. 
August 2017 Essex County Business Developer Roundtable
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness (RI August 2017)
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need...
Breaking Down a Job (NJ August 2017)
Tue, 08/15/2017 - 9:30am to 11:30am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis....
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (NJ August 2017)
Mon, 08/14/2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.   Note:  If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with disabilities...
Job Site Support and Fading (NJ August 2017)
Mon, 08/14/2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in...
August 2017 Job Coach Training
Thu, 08/10/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on June 10th and continues on the 17th and 24th (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the...
Digging Into Discovery (RI August 2017)
Tue, 08/08/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (RI August 2017)
Tue, 08/08/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
Practical Supervisory Tactics & Tools
Tue, 08/01/2017 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
We are pleased to offer a session designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of and human services, behavioral health and education professionals.  Join us as we dig into common everyday issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Practical Supervisory...
Breaking Down a Job (RI July 2017)
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs (RI July 2017)
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.
Job Site Support and Fading (RI July 2017)
Thu, 07/20/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (NJ July 2017)
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.   Note:  If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with disabilities...
Digging Into Discovery (NJ July 2017)
Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.   Note:  If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
College Summer Work Preparation Class Session #2
Fri, 07/14/2017 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
These sessions are designed for college students with disabilities who are interested in discovering the strengths, gifts and talents they have to offer to an employer and how to package and present them.  The classes are held on four consecutive Mondays staring on July 14th and continuing on July 21st, July 28th and August 4th.  Classes run from 9am - 2pm. ...
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity (RI July 2017)
Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.
Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 07/12/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
July 2017 Job Coach Training
Tue, 07/11/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on July 11th and continues on the 18th and 25th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the...
College Summer Work Preparation Class Session #1
Mon, 07/10/2017 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
These sessions are designed for college students with disabilities who are interested in discovering the strengths, gifts and talents they have to offer to an employer and how to package and present them.  The classes are held on four consecutive Mondays staring on July 10th and continuing on July 17th, July 24th and July 31st.  Classes run from 9am - 2pm. ...
Job Site Support and Fading (NJ June 2017)
Fri, 06/30/2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Site Support and Fading ​will provide practical strategies to: Understand the difference between integration and inclusion; Identify and develop natural supports from the onset of coaching, and; Determine the best job coach techniques and strategies to help you fade and decrease support while increasing worker independence.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in...
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (NJ June 2017)
Fri, 06/30/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.   Note:  If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with disabilities...
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity (NJ June 2017)
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located...
Breaking Down a Job (NJ June 2017)
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis....
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness (NJ June 2017)
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need...
Job Develop and Retention (NJ June 2017)
Wed, 06/28/2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations (NJ June 2017)
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex...
Rapid Job Placement (RI June 2017)
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Rapid Job Placement ​is an effective approach that can be used as a work readiness tool, a community work experience or a job placement strategy.  Join us as we explore how to add this approach as an employment strategy that is person-centered, offers choice, and appreciates career pathways. 
June 2017 Essex County Business Developer Roundtable
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness (RI June 2017)
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need...
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations (RI June 2017)
Wed, 06/14/2017 - 3:00pm to Thu, 06/15/2017 - 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
Breaking Down a Job (RI June 2017)
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis.
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs (RI June 2017)
Tue, 06/13/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Industry Partnerships and industry sectors.
June 2017 Job Coach Training
Thu, 06/08/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on June 8th and continues on the 15th and 22nd (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in...
Practical Supervisory Tactics & Tools
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
We are pleased to offer a session designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of and human services, behavioral health and education professionals.  Join us as we dig into common everyday issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and minimize problems. Practical Supervisory...
Digging Into Discovery (RI June 2017)
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (RI June 2017)
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
June 2017 Job Development Training
Tue, 06/06/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on June 6th and is also held on the 13th and 20th - (three consecutive Tuesdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
Rapid Job Placement (NJ June 2017)
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Rapid Job Placement ​is an effective approach that can be used as a work readiness tool, a community work experience or a job placement strategy.  Join us as we explore how to add this approach as an employment strategy that is person-centered, offers choice, and appreciates career pathways.    Note: If you are an adult services provider located in...
What is Customized Employment? (June 2017 NJ)
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join this interactive training to learn about customized employment and discover: the benefits for individuals with significant disabilities; the four essential components of customized employment; how to use discovery as the foundation to customized employment; how to create a customized plan, and; the difference between job development and job placement.   Note:  If you are an adult services...
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness (NJ May 2017)
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need...
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs (NJ May 2017)
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Talent Networks and industry sectors.   Note: If you...
Job Development and Retention (NJ May 2017)
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
Job Development and Retention (NJ May 2017)
Wed, 05/31/2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
Breaking Down a Job (NJ May 2017)
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Breaking Down a Job ​will provide the step by step process of how to conduct a job analysis and task analysis and their use in the coaching process.  How to conduct a job analysis; Breaking down tasks;  Job and task analysis and their role in coaching; Job analysis and its role in job matching, and; Complete a task analysis....
May 2017 Essex County Business Developer Roundtable
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (RI May 2017)
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
How to Develop & Assess Community Work Based Evaluations (RI May 2017)
Mon, 05/08/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
Digging Into Discovery (NJ May 2017)
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join us as we explore the nuts and bolts of the discovery process.  Learn about: Home visits and exploring internal and extended support networks; Community based work assessments; Neighborhood mapping; Networking, informational interviews and job shadowing, and; Job search planning.   Note:  If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
What Is Customized Employment and Why Is It A Part of Supported Employment? (NJ May 2017)
Fri, 05/05/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Join this interactive training to learn about customized employment and discover: the benefits for individuals with significant disabilities; the four essential components of customized employment; how to use discovery as the foundation to customized employment; how to create a customized plan, and; the difference between job development and job placement.   Note:  If you are an adult services...
Rapid Job Placement (NJ May 2017)
Thu, 05/04/2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Rapid Job Placement ​is an effective approach that can be used as a work readiness tool, a community work experience or a job placement strategy.  Join us as we explore how to add this approach as an employment strategy that is person-centered, offers choice, and appreciates career pathways.    Note: If you are an adult services provider located in...
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs (NJ May 2017)
Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Talent Networks and industry sectors.   Note: If you...
May 2017 Job Development Training
Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on May 4th and is also held on the 11th and 18th  - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
May 2017 Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 05/03/2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
May 2017 Job Coach Training
Tue, 05/02/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on May 2nd and continues on the 9th and 16th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in...
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations (NJ April 2017)
Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex...
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment (RI April 2017)
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop a Job Using Customized Employment will help participants learn how to: Create networks; Engage with employers; Use LMI to create opportunities; Make the business case, and; Engage in job creation & negotiate a created job.
Rapid Job Placement (NJ April 2017)
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Rapid Job Placement ​is an effective approach that can be used as a work readiness tool, a community work experience or a job placement strategy.  Join us as we explore how to add this approach as an employment strategy that is person-centered, offers choice, and appreciates career pathways.    Note: If you are an adult services provider located in...
April 2017 Job Development and Retention
Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Job Development and Retention will focus on: Business development as a long-term employer relationship strategy; Job development, job placement, job creation, job sharing and job carving; Networking and sources for job leads: Job retention strategies, and; Determining career pathways.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located in Essex County or providing services for people with...
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs (NJ April 2017)
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Using Labor Market Information to Find Jobs will demonstrate the value of a lesser used resource to help find work experience and job placement opportunities.  Learners will discover: LMI tools, resources and projecting job openings / develop sites; Finding jobs through LMI; Complete an ONET assignment. and; Tap into Talent Networks and industry sectors.   Note: If you...
April 2017 Essex County Business Developer Roundtable
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness (NJ April 2017)
Mon, 04/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Creating a Culture of Work Readiness ​flips culture on its head and demands systems change in adult services agencies.  Participants will learn to: Adopt the presumption of employment; "Add in" the lens of employment; Utilize a functional analysis tool to focus on areas for development, and; Use an integrated day activity tool to focus on individualized areas of need...
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity (NJ April 2017)
Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Communicating and Documenting with Clarity ​will provide guidance and instruction on the appropriate way to convey observations, document events and write case notes without bias.  Learners will uncover the three components of neutral communication (neutral language, neutral thinking and neutral writing) as well as explore "I VS You Statements" and body language.   Note: If you are an adult services provider located...
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations (RI April 2017)
Mon, 04/10/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
How to Develop & Assess Community Based Work Evaluations will focus on: Getting employers to agree on-site work evaluations; Using tools as part of the process; Identifying areas for coaching; Using the data to measure performance and determine strengths, and; Using the data to make recommendations.
April 2017 Job Coach Training
Thu, 04/06/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on April 6th and continues on the 13th and 20th (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in...
April 2017 Job Development Training
Tue, 04/04/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on April 4th and is also held on the 11th and 18th - (three consecutive Tuesdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training ideal...
Practical Supervisory Tactics & Tools
Thu, 03/30/2017 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
We are pleased to launch the March Lunch & Learn session designed to focus on the supervisory training and development needs of vocational rehabilitation and human services professionals.  Join us as we dig into common everyday issues faced by supervisors, whether new to their role or a seasoned supervisor, and learn strategies and skills to maximize performance and...
March 2017 Essex County Business Developers Roundtable
Tue, 03/21/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Business Development Series
During this monthly in person session at Job Developers, Business Developers or Employment Specialists  from around the county will convene to discuss the business development process. We will discuss the structure of Business Development in the county and how to approach businesses in a smart and organized manner. We will also explore how to utilize a central Job Opportunity Board. Lunch will be...
March Youth Employment 101
Mon, 03/13/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Work experience for students is a key predictor in long-term attachment to the workforce as an adult.  Additionally, more and more students with disabilities are needing to engage in work experiences prior to graduation.  Sadly, many educators and para-professionals are placing students in internships that are not paid and are against labor laws.  According to the Department of...
March 2017 Job Development Training
Thu, 03/09/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on March 9th and is also held on the 16th and 23rd - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
March 2017 Job Coach Training
Tue, 03/07/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on March 7th and continues on the 14th and  21st (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in...
MAPs March - Person Centered Planning for Students
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
March 2017 Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 03/01/2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
Essex County I/DD Service Providers Information Session
Tue, 02/21/2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
We are pleased to share that we have received a grant from The Kessler Foundation to assist providers of employment services in Essex County in moving individuals with I/DD into integrated employment in the community.  We have been selected to do this work, in part, due to our work and experience in RI where we were called upon...
MAPs February - Person Centered Planning for Students
Mon, 02/13/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
February 2017 Job Coach Training
Thu, 02/09/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on February 9th and continues on the 16th and 23rd (three consecutive Thursdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or...
February 2017 Job Development Training
Tue, 02/07/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on Febraury 7th and is also held on the 14th and 21st - (three consecutive Tuesdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training ideal...
February 2017 Youth Employment 101
Mon, 02/06/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Work experience for students is a key predictor in long-term attachment to the workforce as an adult.  Additionally, more and more students with disabilities are needing to engage in work experiences prior to graduation.  Sadly, many educators and para-professionals are placing students in internships that are not paid and are against labor laws.  According to the Department of...
Youth Employment 101
Thu, 01/12/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Work experience for students is a key predictor in long-term attachment to the workforce as an adult.  Additionally, more and more students with disabilities are needing to engage in work experiences prior to graduation.  Sadly, many educators and para-professionals are placing students in internships that are not paid and are against labor laws.  According to the Department of...
January 2017 Job Development Training
Thu, 01/12/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on January 12th and is also held on the 19th and 26th - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training ideal...
January 2017 Job Coach Training
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on January 10th and continues on the 17th and 24th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth...
MAPs January - Person Centered Planning for Students
Mon, 01/09/2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
January 2017 Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 01/04/2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training includes pre and post assessments, 7 days of classroom instruction, structured performance employment activities (field work), onsite mentorship and supervision, along with ongoing monitoring of...
December Job Development Training
Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on December 8th and is also held on the 15th and 22nd - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
December Job Coach Training
Tue, 12/06/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on December 6th and continues on the 13th and 20th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults...
PATHs - Person Centered Planning for Adults
Fri, 12/02/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
In the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) process the team creates a shared dream of a full and rich life for the person with a disability. The dream is for five to ten years in the future and is based on the person's strengths, interests, values, aspirations, and choices. The team works with the person with a...
PATHs December - Person Centered Planning for Adults
Fri, 12/02/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
In the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) process the team creates a shared dream of a full and rich life for the person with a disability. The dream is for five to ten years in the future and is based on the person's strengths, interests, values, aspirations, and choices. The team works with the person with a...
MAPs December - Person Centered Planning for Students
Thu, 12/01/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
PATHs November - Person Centered Planning for Adults
Mon, 11/07/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
In the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) process the team creates a shared dream of a full and rich life for the person with a disability. The dream is for five to ten years in the future and is based on the person's strengths, interests, values, aspirations, and choices. The team works with the person with a...
November Job Development Training
Thu, 11/03/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on November 3rd and is also held on the 10th and 17th - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This...
MAPs November - Person Centered Planning for Students
Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 11/02/2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This session will run for 7 consecutive Wednesdays on November 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th, Dec 7th, 14th and 21st. ​​Classes run from 9:00am - 3:30pm  The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The training...
November Job Coach Training
Tue, 11/01/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on November 1st and continues on the 8th and 15th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth...
PATHs - Person Centered Planning for Adults
Fri, 10/07/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
In the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) process the team creates a shared dream of a full and rich life for the person with a disability. The dream is for five to ten years in the future and is based on the person's strengths, interests, values, aspirations, and choices. The team works with the person with a...
PATHs - Person Centered Planning for Adults
Fri, 10/07/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
In the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) process the team creates a shared dream of a full and rich life for the person with a disability. The dream is for five to ten years in the future and is based on the person's strengths, interests, values, aspirations, and choices. The team works with the person with a...
October Job Development Training
Thu, 10/06/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on October 6th and is also held on the 13th and 20th - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This...
MAPs - Person Centered Planning for Students
Wed, 10/05/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
October Job Coach Training
Tue, 10/04/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on October 4th and continues on the 11th and 18th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth...
Employment Specialist Training
Wed, 09/14/2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This session will run for 7 consecutive Wednesdays on September 14th, 21st, 28th and October 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th.  ​​Classes run from 9:00am - 3:30pm  The Employment Specialist training is based on the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) competencies.  These are evidence-based competencies that an Employment Specialist should possess to perform quality supported employment services. The...
PATHs - Person Centered Planning for Adults
Fri, 09/09/2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
In the PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope) process the team creates a shared dream of a full and rich life for the person with a disability. The dream is for five to ten years in the future and is based on the person's strengths, interests, values, aspirations, and choices. The team works with the person with a...
September Job Development Training
Thu, 09/08/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on September 8th and is also held on the 15th and 22nd - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
MAPS - Person Centered Planning for Students
Wed, 09/07/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPs (Making Action Plans) is a student centered planning tool that builds a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  Central to person-centered planning is a circle of friends and supporters, including the student with a disability, family members, friends, peers, teachers, and other service providers. Then, in a major planning session, the team develops a comprehensive plan for the individual's future.You...
September Job Coach Training
Tue, 09/06/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on September 6th and continues on the 13th and 20th (three consecutive Tuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or...
August Job Development Training
Thu, 08/04/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on August 4th and is also held on the 11th and 18th (three consecutive Thursdays). This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This...
July Job Development Training
Thu, 07/14/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on July 14th and is also held on the 21st and 28th - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment...
July Job Coach Training
Tue, 07/12/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on July 12th and continues on the 19th and 26th (three consecutiveTuesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth...
Resiliency & Recovery: Back on Track
Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Mental Health Series
Adolescense is a time of emotional development and vulnerability.  It is also a time of change and self-discovery.  Most youth pass through adolescense with little difficulty depsite many challenges as most youth tend to be resilient.  Join us and learn about resiliency and identify protective factors that contribute to resiliency.  You will also learn about the guiding principles...
Youth in Crisis - Signs & Symptoms of Mental Health Disorders
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
Training program: Mental Health Series
Adolescence is a time when symptoms of many mental health challenges and disorders first appear.  Depression, anxiety, bi-polar, eating disorders, psychosis, and substance use disorders often develop at this time.  Learn about "normal' adolescent development in relation to mental health disorders, signs and symptoms, risk factors and early intervention strategies. 
Mental Health Challenges and Disorders: An Invisible Disability
Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Mental Health Series
This session will explore how our professional and attitudinal mindsets influence the employment success (or failure) for individuals with mental health challenges.    
June Job Development Training
Thu, 06/02/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on June 2nd and is also held on the 9th and 16th - (three consecutive Thursdays).  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment...
June Job Coach Training
Wed, 06/01/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on June 1st and continues on the 8th and 15th - (three consecutive Wednesdays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for...
MAPS & PATHS
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
MAPS, geared toward students, and PATHS for adults are both person centered planning tools that build a plan based on strengths, preferences, abilities and interests.  You will also learn how to integrate the information learned by using these tools in the Career Development Plan.
May Job Development Training
Thu, 05/12/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on May 12th and is also held on the 19th and 26th (three consecutive Thursdays). This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice....
What is Person Centered Planning and How to Facilitate a Plan
Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This practical, in-depth and detailed training on person centered planning provides approaches to helping individuals secure employment and other life goals based on their preferences, abilities and strengths AND garners input and information from those who the individual at the center of the plan selected to participate in crafting their plan.
May Job Coach Training - THIS TRAINING IS FULL! DO NOT REGISTER!
Mon, 05/09/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
THIS TRAINING IS FULL.  DO NOT REGISTER.  JUNE REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE AND HAS OPENINGS. This is a THREE day training that starts on May 9th and continues on the 16th and 23rd (three consecutive Mondays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches...
Managing At-Risk and / or Challenging Behaviors: Crisis as Opportunity
Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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This session is one of three that focuses on Behavior Managment.  Collectively, the three sessions will introduce the functions of behavior, identify postive strategies for supporting behavior and discuss approaches to manage at-risk and / or challenging behaviors. All three sessions are designed for general and special educators, para-professionals, direct support staff and job coaches who struggle to...
Positive Behavioral Support Strategies - Emphasizing Learning & Relearning not Consequence and Punishment
Tue, 04/19/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Training topic: Education
This session is one of three that focuses on Behavior Managment.  Collectively, the three sessions will introduce the functions of behavior, identify postive strategies for supporting behavior and discuss approaches to manage at-risk and / or challenging behaviors. All three sessions are designed for general and special educators, para-professionals, direct support staff and job coaches who struggle to...
Understanding Functions of Behavior
Tue, 04/12/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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This session is one of three that focuses on Behavior Managment.  Collectively, the three sessions will introduce the functions of behavior, identify postive strategies for supporting behavior and discuss approaches to manage at-risk and / or challenging behaviors. All three sessions are designed for general and special educators, para-professionals, direct support staff and job coaches who struggle to...
April Job Development Training
Wed, 04/06/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on April 6th and is also held on the 13th and 20th (three consecutive Wednesdays). This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice....
April Job Coach Training
Mon, 04/04/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on April 4th and continues on the 11th and 18th (three consecutive Mondays).  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support...
Training of Trainers - Recovery Coach
Mon, 03/28/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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This Training of Trainers is offered in conjunction with the 30 hour Recovery Academy and runs following that course on M-F from 5:00pm - 6:30pm as well as Saturday from 9:00am - noon.   The cost for this training is $40, which is in addition to the $50 to participate in the Recovery Academy.  If you are intending...
Recovery Coach Academy in New Hampshire
Mon, 03/28/2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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This is a FIVE day Academy that runs from March 28th - April 1st, 2016 in Portsmouth, NH.  The training begins each day at 9:00am and ends at 4:50pm. This training is for individuals who are involved in the recovery initiation of others and/or are in sustained recovery themselves and want to become a Recovery Coach or a Certified Recovery...
March Job Developer Training
Thu, 03/17/2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a three day training that starts on March 17th and is also held on the 24th and 31st.  This training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training...
March Job Coach Training
Mon, 03/07/2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This is a THREE day training that starts on March 7th and continues on the 14th and 21st.  The Job Coach training curriculum is based on the ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or...
February Job Development Training
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Education
This three day training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. The curriculum was built using the ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) core competencies, an evidence based employment practice. This training ideal for anyone who is a job developer, business developer, employment specialist or for school personnel...
February Job Coach Training
Tue, 02/02/2016 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Education
Job Coach training curriculum based on ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support for youth or adults in the community.  This 21-hour training is offered monthly and results in a Certificate of Completion.
January Job Development Training
Fri, 01/08/2016 - 9:00am to Fri, 01/22/2016 - 3:30pm
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Training topic: Education
This three day training teaches job development strategies to increase successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Job Developers will be trained based in the core competencies of ACRE, an evidence based employment practice. This training ideal for anyone who is a job developer, business developer, employment specialist or for school personnel charged...
January Job Coaching Training
Wed, 01/06/2016 - 9:00am to Wed, 01/20/2016 - 3:30pm
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Training topic: Education
This 12-hour training is offered monthly and results in a Certificate of Completion. Course is based off of ACRE competencies.  Sign up now, classes fill up rapidly!
Job Coach Training - December
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 9:00am to Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
REGISTER NOW FOR AN EXCITING TRAINING OPPORTUNITY!   Dates: December 7th, December 14th, and December 21st     JOB COACHING IN THE WORKPLACE - Job Coach training based on ACRE competencies. This is a fun and interactive three day training that teaches job coaching fundamentals for the workplace. This training is ideal for anyone who provides coaching support...
Job Developer Training - November
Thu, 11/05/2015 - 9:00am to Thu, 11/19/2015 - 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
REGISTER NOW FOR AN EXCITING TRAINING OPPORTUNITY!   Dates: November 5th, November 12th, and November 19th   This offering teaches job development strategies which increases successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.  Job Developers will be trained based on the core competencies of the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE), evidence based employment practices.   All sessions will...
Job Developer Training
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 9:00am to Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
REGISTER NOW FOR AN EXCITING TRAINING OPPORTUNITY! Dates: September 17th, September 24th, and October 1st  This offering teaches job development strategies which increases successful employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities.  Job Developers will be trained based on the core competencies of the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE), evidence based employment practices.   All sessions will include interactive lessons offering...
PATHs - Train the Trainer
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This in person session will take place at NCISI on May 27th, 2015 from 9:00am-3:00pm EST.   PATHs - Train the Trainer - learn how to facilitate a PATH.  This training is relevant for case managers, supervisors, family members and other individuals who support individuals with disabilities, mental health and / or behaviorial health needs.  There will be...
Job Coach Training
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff - Three 8 hour sessions
March Family Navigator
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Family Navigators is holding its March session on Wednesday, March 18th from 5:30 - 7:00pm at the CEA.
March Job Coach Training Session 2
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #2 – Three 8 hour sessions
March Job Coach Training Session 1
Tue, 03/10/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #1 – Three 8 hour sessions
Connect 2 Careers™ February 2015
Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This highly interactive session will engage consumers and businesses around the state in a speed dating like event.  Consumers will come prepared with their resume and business cards to practice their skills in self-presentation.  Businesses will come prepared to support and guide the consumer in the interview process.  Modeled after speed dating, participants will move from table to...
Family Navigators February Meeting
Wed, 02/18/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This monthly group is driven by families and is for family members of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At these meetings we discuss topics,  share information, and provide training in areas of expressed interest. We also bring in guest speakers who can...
Connect 2 Careers™ Agency Preparation Session PM
Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Pick one of two offerings - this session is designed to provide adult service provider staff with the upfront knowledge, skills and expectations for preparing their agency participants.  This is a mandatory session for any agency that wishes to have those they support participate in Connect2Careers™ (see event description below).   February 6th, 2015 from 2:00-4:00pm at the CEA,...
February Job Coach Certification Offering 2
Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:00am to Fri, 02/20/2015 - 9:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #2 – Two 8 hour sessions Dates: February 6th and February 20th at the CEA from 9:00-4:00 Missed classes can and must be completed in a subsequent training cycle. Participants must be employed at an agency as a job coach, job devleloper or employment specialist. Three months of mentoring and support will...
Connect 2 Careers™ Agency Preparation Session AM
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Pick one of two offerings - this session is designed to provide adult service provider staff with the upfront knowledge, skills and expectations for preparing their agency participants.  This is a mandatory session for any agency that wishes to have those they support participate in Connect2Careers™ (see event description below).   February 4th, 2015 from 9:00-11:00am at the CEA,...
February Job Coach Certification Offering 1
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 9:00am to Tue, 02/10/2015 - 9:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #1 – Two 8 hour sessions Dates: February 3rd and February 10th at the CEA from 9:00-4:00 Missed classes can and must be completed in a subsequent training cycle. Participants must be employed at an agency as a job coach, job devleloper or employment specialist. Three months of mentoring and support will...
Family Navigators
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This monthly group is driven by families and is for family members of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. At these meetings we discuss topics,  share information, and provide training in areas of expressed interest. We also bring in guest speakers who can address special interest topics or issues.       The January session will take place...
January Job Coach Certification Session II
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
January Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #2– 2 full days Dates: January 21st and 28th from 9am – 4pm at the CEA All hours and assessments must be successfully completed.  Missed classes can and must be completed in a subsequent training cycle.  Three months of mentoring and support will occur at the completion of the training and...
January Job Coach Certification
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #1 – Six 2 hour sessions Dates: January 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, 27th and 29th from 4pm – 6pm at the CEA Missed classes can and must be completed in a subsequent training cycle. Participants must be employed at an agency as a job coach, job devleloper or employment specialist. Three months...
Family Navigators Cafe Conversation
Tue, 12/16/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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The CEA’s Family Navigators is holding a Café Conversation! It will take place on December 16th 2014 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the CEA, 662 Hartford Ave, Providence RI 02909. We open up this session to family members of those with disabilities from across the state.  We will discuss future trainings, topics, and information you would...
Business Development Roundtable
Tue, 12/09/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
After phenomenal feedback from participants of the 1st and 2nd Business Development Round Table, the CEA is holding a follow up session! The CEA will host a 3rd session at the CEA, 662 Hartford Avenue, Providence RI 02909.  During this in person session participants from around the state will convene to discuss the Business Development Process.  The structure of...
Best Buddies RI Information Session
Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
 Best Buddies, a global organization with offices in Rhode Island,  is seeking individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities to who might need a “buddy”.   A buddy is a college age student who will support the individual in an array of community endeavors including shopping, social activities, medical visits, or just being friend.    The CEA is pleased to host an...
RI-CART
Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
The Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Treatment (RI-CART) is a partnership of researchers, clinicians, teachers and parents, all of whom are collaborating to help people with autism and autism spectrum disorders.  We support individuals with ASDs by facilitating their connection to community services and by working to improve opportunities for them.  RI-CART's initial project is to...
Family Navigators Pathway To Employment
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Join us for our October Family Navigator information session entitled Pathways to Employment! The meeting will be held Tuesday October 21, 2014 from 5:30-7:00pm and will be held at the CEA, 662 Hartford Avenue, Providence RI.This session will focus on effective tools that can be used to build a career pathway for people with barriers. Whether you are new...
Family Navigators Pathway To Employment
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Family Navigators is holding its second meeting!   Date/Time:  September 30th 2014 from 5:30 – 7:00pm. Location: Center for Excellence & Advocacy, 662 Hartford Avenue, Providence RI. The topic of discussion will be “Pathways to Employment: Are Families Ready?”   Please register prior to session. We hope to see you there!
Benefits Planning 101
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
One of the most important issues individuals and their families face during the state's transition from sheltered workshops to employment is the impact on benefits.  This session provides an overview and balanced perspective on how employment may effect housing, SSI/SSDI, medical, SNAP, etc.  At the completion of this session individuals will have a better understanding how to best...
How To Become an Employer Network
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
An Employer Network is a vehicle for Ticket to Work recipients ages 18 - 64 who receive SSDI and/or SSI to have greater choice in obtaining the array or services required to obtain employment.  When individuals obtain a Ticket, they have access to resources to pay an Employment Network for an array of employment services.  Becoming an Employer...
Family Navigators First Meeting
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
The CEA's Family Navigators is making a splash in the community! If you are a family member and would like to participate in a family driven meeting to discuss the changes and opportunities presented by Employment First, this is the place for you! Whether you are new to adult services or a seasoned advocate, we welcome your input....
Connect 2 Careers™
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
On August 8th from 9:00-12:00 the CEA will sponsor our first Connect2Careers™ event at the Chelos Banquet Hall, 2225 Post Road, Warwick RI.  Connect2Careers™ is one of Fedcap's signature events - having hosted them throughout the country to rave reviews! The CEA will bring together 25-30 professionals and business representatives and...
Culture Change Roundtable
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This session will be held on June 18th 2014, at the CEA, 662 Hartford Avenue, Providence RI, and will run from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Continental breakfast will be provided. Discussion topics include:Are My Own Biases Getting In the Way?Balancing Choice and the System RealitiesPredictable Tensions Between Business Developers and Case Managers
Part V: Case Management and Job Specialist Roundtable
Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:00am to 12:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This roundtable discussion will take place at the CEA office.
The Time is NOW! Turning a Conversation Into a Job!
Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
The second presenation of a five part series that focuses on the highest growth sectors in RI, how to engage businesses within those sectors and solidify job opportunities for people with intellectual / developmental disabilities.
The Business Development Process - Understanding High Growth Sectors
Wed, 04/09/2014 - 1:15pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
This is the first of a five part seriesthat focuses on the highest growth sectors in RI, how to engage businesses within those sectors and solidify job opportunities for people with intellectual / developmental disabilities.