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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...
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.    
Moving the Needle National Webinar - Work Completes Treatment!
Thu, 05/12/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Employment is an important step in recovery from mental illness and addiction, leading to self-sufficiency and a higher quality of life.  Yet the national unemployment rates for individuals receiving mental health and substance use disorder treatment is rising from 77% in 2003 to 82% in 2014.  Join us for a thoughtful, compelling discussion where concrete solutions will be...
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...
Part 3: Resiliency and Recovery: Back on Track
Wed, 11/25/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Mental Health Series
  Mental Health 411 for Youth and Young Adults   Part 3: Resiliency and Recovery: Back on Track   Date & Time: Nov. 25th 9:00 am- 10:00am EST   Description:  Adolescence is a time of emotional development and emotional vulnerability. It is a time of change and self-discovery. Most youth pass through adolescence with little difficulty, despite many...
Part 2: Youth in Crisis: Signs and Symptoms of Common Mental Health Disorders in Youth and Young Adults
Wed, 11/18/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Mental Health Series
  Mental Health 411 for Youth and Young Adults   Part 2: Youth in Crisis: Signs and Symptoms of Common Mental Health Disorders in Youth and Young Adults   Date & Time: Nov. 18th 9:00am-10:00am EST    Adolescence is a time when symptoms of many mental health challenges and disorders first appear. Depression, anxiety, bi polar, eating disorders,...
Part 1: Mental Health Challenges and Disorders: An Invisible Disability
Wed, 11/04/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Mental Health Series
Mental Health 411 for Youth and Young Adults   Date & Time: Nov.4th 9:00 am- 10:00 am EST   Part 1: Mental Health Challenges and Disorders: An Invisible Disability   Description:  Mental health challenges and disorders are the leading causes of disability in the United States and Canada. A disability, caused by mental health challenges and disorders, may...
Part III: Managing Challenging Behaviors
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Description: This three part webinar series will introduce functions of behavior, identify positive strategies for supporting behavior and discuss approaches to manage at risk, challenging behaviors. This series is a must for every general and special educator, para professional, direct support staff, and job coach who struggles to improve and support behavior in individuals with disabilities, mental health,...
Part II: Positive Behavioral Supports Strategies
Wed, 06/17/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Description: This three part webinar series will introduce functions of behavior, identify positive strategies for supporting behavior and discuss approaches to manage at risk, challenging behaviors. This series is a must for every general and special educator, para professional, direct support staff, and job coach who struggles to improve and...
Part I: Understanding the Functions of Behavior
Wed, 06/10/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Description: This three part webinar series will introduce functions of behavior, identify positive strategies for supporting behavior and discuss approaches to manage at risk, challenging behaviors. This series is a must for every general and special educator, para professional, direct support staff, and job coach who struggles to improve and...
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...
Part III: Person Centered Planning - The Facilitator's View
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This four part series provides a practical, in-depth and detailed training on person-centered approaches to helping individuals with disabilities, mental health and / or behavioral health needs secure employment and other life goals.   Part III Webinar: May 20th, 2015 9:00-10:00am EST Part III: The Person-Centered Planning Process from Start to Finish - A Facilitator's View  Sign Up Now! 
Job Coach Training
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff - Three 8 hour sessions
Part II: MAPs, PATHs and More
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
This four part series provides a practical, in-depth and detailed training on person-centered approaches to helping individuals with disabilities, mental health and / or behavioral health needs secure employment and other life goals.   Part II Webinar: May 13th, 2015 9:00-10:00am EST Part II: MAPs, PATHs and More - Person Centered Planning Tools and How to Tie Them to the...
Part I: What Is Person Centered Thinking and Planning?
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This four part series provides a practical, in-depth and detailed training on person-centered approaches to helping individuals with disabilities, mental health and / or behavioral health needs secure employment and other life goals.   Part I Webinar: May 6th, 2015 9:00-10:00am EST Part I: What is Person Centered Thinking and Person Centered Planning - Myths and Realities Sign Up Now! 
Training Webinar - Fedcap
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
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Part III: Over Communicate!
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
This nuts and bolts training focuses on the highest growth sectors in Rhode Island, how to engage businesses within those sectors and solidify job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Part III Webinar: April 15th, 2015 9:00 -10:00am EST  Part III: The Ongoing Relationship Between Business Developers and Business - OVER COMMUNICATE!  Sign Up Now! 
Part II: The Time is NOW!
Thu, 04/02/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
This nuts and bolts training focuses on the highest growth sectors in Rhode Island, how to engage businesses within those sectors and solidify job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  The series culminates with a statewide Business Developer Roundtable.   Part II Webinar: April 2nd, 2015 9:00 - 10:00am EST  Part II: The Time is NOW! Turning a Conversation...
Part I: Understanding High Growth Sectors
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
This nuts and bolts training focuses on the highest growth sectors in Rhode Island, how to engage businesses within those sectors and solidify job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.   Part I Webinar: April 1st, 2015 9:00-10:00am EST Part I: The Business Development Process - Understanding High Growth Sectors  Register Now!
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.
Part III: Moving From Work Centers to Community Based Employment
Wed, 03/18/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Culture Change Series
This webinar series addresses the very real culture within residential settings, work centers and agencies and the issues that may impact the success of moving individuals into community based employment.  This session is open to residential staff, case managers, job specialists and supervisors.   Part III Webinar: March 18th, 2015 9:00-10:00am Part III: Moving from Work Centers to Community Based...
Part II: Changing the Lens
Wed, 03/11/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Culture Change Series
This webinar series addresses the very real culture within residential settings, work centers and agencies and the issues that may impact the success of moving individuals into community based employment.  This session is open to residential staff, case managers, job specialists and supervisors.   Part II Webinar: March 11th, 2015 9:00-10:00am Part II: Changing the Lens for Integrated Day Activities  Register...
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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Training topic: Occupational Health
Job Coach Certification for Adult Services Staff Session #1 – Three 8 hour sessions
Part I: Working Job Readiness into the Home
Wed, 03/04/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Culture Change Series
This webinar series addresses the very real culture within residential settings, work centers and agencies and the issues that may impact the success of moving individuals into community based employment.  This session is open to residential staff, case managers, job specialists and supervisors.   Part I Webinar: March 4th 2015 9:00-10:00am Part I: Working Job Readiness Into the Home Environment  Register...
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...
Part V: Culturally Sensitive Transition Planning
Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
This five part webinar training series provides practical information and step-by-step processes for securing work experiences and job opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are preparing to transition from high school to community integrated employment.  Part V Webinar: February 24th, 2015 2:30-3:30 Part V: Culturally Sensitive Transition Planning *Previously Recorded Webinar - Live Follow Up Discussion  Register Now! 
Part III: Using Labor Market Information to Find Opportunities
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
This five part webinar training series provides practical information and step-by-step processes for securing work experiences and job opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are preparing to transition from high school to community integrated employment.  
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...
Part IV: Youth Employment
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
This five part webinar training series provides practical information and step-by-step processes for securing work experiences and job opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are preparing to transition from high school to community integrated employment.  Part IV Webinar: February 17th, 2015 2:30-3:30 Part IV: Youth Employment 101 for Educators: Stipends, wages,unpaid work...know the rules!  Register Now!  
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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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...
Part II: Finding Jobs for Students with Disabilities
Thu, 02/05/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
This five part webinar training series provides practical information and step-by-step processes for securing work experiences and job opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are preparing to transition from high school to community integrated employment.  Part II Webinar: February 5th, 2015 2:30-3:30pm Part II: Finding Jobs for Students with Disabilities: A Practical Step by Step Training for...
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,...
Part I: Preparing Youth for Labor Market
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
This five part webinar training series provides practical information and step-by-step processes for securing work experiences and job opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are preparing to transition from high school to community integrated employment.  Part I Webinar: February 3rd, 2015 2:30-3:30pm Part I: Employer Expectations - Preparing Youth for the Contemporary Labor Market  Sign Up Now! 
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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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...
Part IV: Interviews to Job Placement
Fri, 01/16/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This four part webinar training provides a detailed, step by step approach to helping individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities rapidly move into the community based, competitive employment environment.  Part IV Webinar: January 16th, 2015 9:00-10:00am EST Part IV: Within 48 Hours! Interviews to Job Placement.  This module discusses in detail the ways to successfully prepare candidates and the business for success...
Part III: Now is NOT the Time
Thu, 01/15/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This four part webinar training provides a detailed, step by step approach to helping individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities rapidly move into the community based, competitive employment environment.  Part III Webinar: January 15th, 2015 9:00am-10:00am EST  Part III: Now is NOT the time to ask...is the family on board? This module will address ways to engage families and help them overcome...
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...
Part II: Within 72 Hours!
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This four part webinar training provides a detailed, step by step approach to helping individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities rapidly move into the community based, competitive employment environment.  Part II Webinar: January 9th, 2015 9:00am-10:00am EST Part II: Within 72 Hours! Candidate Identification to Interviews! This module will discuss the candidate selection process, engagement of participants and the obvious and less...
Part I: Within 3 Hours!
Thu, 01/08/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This four part webinar training provides a detailed, step by step approach to helping individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities rapidly move into the community based, competitive employment environment.   Part I Webinar: January 8th, 2015 from 9:00am-10:00am  Part I: Within 3 Hours! From confirming a job exists to identifying candidates.  This module will share tools and strategies to ensure the job...
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...
Part IV: Building Career Paths
Thu, 12/04/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Success on the Job Series
Success on the Job Series: Highlights of Core Competencies of Job CoachingPart IV Building Career PathsJob Coach Competency 4: Advocacy, Knowledge of Community Supports, Transportation and Use of Supports in the Workplace to Advance Careers   
Part III: Transitioning from Professional to Natural Supports
Tue, 12/02/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Success on the Job Series
Success on the Job Series: Highlights of Core Competencies of Job Coaching Part III: Focus on the Consumer: Transitioning from Professional to Natural SupportsJob Coach Competency 3: Customer Services, Systematic Coaching Strategies, Building Natural Supports   
Best Buddies RI Information Session
Mon, 12/01/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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 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...
Part II: Partnership with the Employer
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Success on the Job Series
Success on the Job Series: Highlights of Core Competencies of Job Coaching Part II: Partnership with the EmployerJob Coach Competency 2: Customer Service, Accommodations  
National Webinar - Moving the Needle! Building Capacity for the Employment of People with IDD Part 2
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This two-part series will explore the large system realities and the 'nuts and bolts' practices involved in employing people with intellectual / developmental disabilities.  This is a don't miss event for government and community providers interested in building capacity to prepare individuals for work, engage families and guardians in the employment process, develop a comprehensive employer base and...
Part I: On the Job Communication Between Business Developers and Case Managers
Thu, 11/13/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Success on the Job Series
Success on the Job Series: Highlights of Core Competencies of Job Coaching  Part I: On the Job—the VERY predictable Highs and Lows and Critical Communications Between Business Developers and Case ManagersJob Coach Competency 1: Commitment, Core Values and Accountability
National Webinar - Moving the Needle! Building Capacity for the Employment of People with IDD Part I
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
This two-part series will explore the large system realities and the 'nuts and bolts' practices involved in employing people with intellectual / developmental disabilities.  This is a don't miss event for government and community providers interested in building capacity to prepare individuals for work, engage families and guardians in the employment process, develop a comprehensive employer...
RI-CART
Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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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...
Part VIII: Culturally Sensitive Transition Planning
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part VIII: Culturally Sensitive Transition Planning 
Part VII: Finding Jobs for Students with Disabilites
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part VII: Finding Jobs for Students with Disabilites: A Practical Step by Step Training for Educators 
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...
Part VI: Assessing Work Aptitudes and Attitudes of Students in Transition
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part VI: Assessing Work Aptitudes and Attitudes of Students in Transition 
Part V: Employer Expectations
Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part V: Employer Expectations: Preparing Youth for the Contemporary Labor Market 
Technical Training
Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Caption First Testing 
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!
Part IV: Using Rapid Job Placement in Transition
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part IV: Using Rapid Job Placement in Transition 
Part III: Strengthening Collaborations for Better Transition Outcomes
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part III: Strengthening Collaborations for Better Transition Outcomes 
Part II: The Nuts and Bolts of Transition
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Part II: The Nuts and Bolts of Transition - What Parents New to Transition Should Know 
Benefits Planning 101
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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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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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...
Part I: Youth Employment 101 for Educators
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: The Transition Series
Youth Employment 101 for Educators: Stipends, Wages, Unpaid Work...know the rules! 
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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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.
Part IV: Within 48 hours! Interviews to Job Placement
Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This module discusses in detail the ways to successfully prepare candidates and the business for success on the job.
Part III: Now is NOT the time to ask… Is the family on board?
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This module will address ways to engage families and help them overcome their fears.
Part II: Within 72 hours! Candidate Identification to Interviews!
Thu, 05/08/2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This module will discuss the candidate selection process, engagement of participants and the obvious and less obvious components of readiness process for interviews—including preparing employers.
Part I: Within 3 hours! From confirming a job exists to identifying candidates.
Wed, 05/07/2014 - 8:30am to 9:30am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Rapid Job Placement Series
This module will share tools and strategies to ensure the job readiness of program participants.
Part IV: Expanding the Possibilities - Creation of long term Business to Business Partnerships
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:00am to 10:15am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
During this module we will discuss the difference between finding a single job for a consumer and developing a thriving partnership with business. Specifically we will focus on:Engaging them in the larger picture –socially responsible business strategiesFedcap’s WorkStar™ Award—leveraging the relationshipCreating agreements where we become their staffing sourceWith large businesses: growing from one store to many
Part III: The Ongoing Relationship Between Business Developers and Business—OVER COMMUNICATE
Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:00am to 10:15am
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Occupational Health
Training program: Business Development Series
During this module we will discuss how to develop and maintain an ongoing business relationship with the businesses around the state. We will focus on:Predictable pitfalls and why communication saves the day.How your relationship with business hinges on your regular communication with case managersConversation tips in your ongoing interactions with your business clients
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.