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Workforce Development

Practical Supervisory Tips & Tools for Human Services Professionals
Mon, 06/11/2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Upcoming training
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...
Job Coach Training June 2018
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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...
From Buddy to Boss
Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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
Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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.
How to Handle Difficult Individuals
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Upcoming training
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
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Upcoming training
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 Support & Fading
Fri, 05/11/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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 Spring
Wed, 05/09/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Upcoming training
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 Create A Job Using Customized Employment
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Upcoming training
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!
Fri, 05/04/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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...
Team Building for Supervisors
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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...
Performance Management & Performance Evaluations
Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Archive training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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....
Job Coach Training March 2018
Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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.
Youth Employment 101
Thu, 03/08/2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Upcoming training
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...
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Upcoming training
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
Archive training
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
Archive training
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
Archive training
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
Archive training
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
Archive training
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
Upcoming training
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Employment of the Previously Incarcerated
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Workforce Development
63% of individuals leaving prison are arrested within 3 years.  Unemployment is as much as 50% one year post release.  We can and must do better! Join us at 1pm EST for a thoughtful, compelling discussion where concrete solutions will be explored to improve the employment outcomes for the previously incarcerated.
Employment of the Previously Incarcerated
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Workforce Development
Every year over 700,000 people return home from prison and jail, looking for an opportunity to rebuild their lives. Nearly 95% of all those who go to prison or jail are released back to local communities across the country. Within three years, nearly two-thirds of those who return home are likely to reoffend and cycle back into the...
Employment of the Previously Incarcerated
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Workforce Development
Every year over 700,000 people return home from prison and jail, looking for an opportunity to rebuild their lives. Nearly 95% of all those who go to prison or jail are released back to local communities across the country. Within three years, nearly two-thirds of those who return home are likely to reoffend and cycle back into the...
Employment of the Previously Incarcerated
Thu, 02/25/2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Training type: Webinar
Training topic: Workforce Development
Every year over 700,000 people return home from prison and jail, looking for an opportunity to rebuild their lives. Nearly 95% of all those who go to prison or jail are released back to local communities across the country. Within three years, nearly two-thirds of those who return home are likely to reoffend and cycle back into the...
Job Development for Educators
Wed, 12/16/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Business Development Series
Job Development for Educators  December 16th, 2015 9:00am-10:00am EST Job Development for Educators - Do's and Don't of Job Development
Youth Employment 101 for Educators
Wed, 12/09/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: The Transition Series
Youth Employment 101 for Educators December 9th, 2015 9:00am-10:00am EST Youth Employment 101 for Educators: A Practical Step by Step Training for Educators 
Job Coach Training - December
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 9:00am to Mon, 12/21/2015 - 4:00pm
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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...
Labor Market Information for Educators
Wed, 12/02/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Training program: Business Development Series
Labor Market Information for Educators December 2nd, 2015 9:00am-10:00am EST This webinar will provide practical information and step-by-step processes for securing work experiences and job opportunities for students with disabilities who are preparing to transition from high school to community integrated employment. 
Fedcap’s International Moving the Needle Series
Thu, 11/12/2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Fedcap’s International Moving the Needle Series: Increasing the Employment of People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.     A new offering of Fedcap’s International “Moving the Needle” Series – bringing together policy makers, thought leaders and practitioners to address societal issues and improve the outcomes for people with barriers.    This webinar will explore the large system realities and the...
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...
Part 3: The Voice of Disability Disclosure
Wed, 10/28/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
To Disclose or Not to Disclose: This webinar will include conversations with individuals from the disability community about their experiences with the benefits and challenges of disclosing disability to employers.
Part 2: Building Inclusive Workplaces
Wed, 10/21/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
This webinar will increase our understanding of how to intentionally build relationships with business and industry that strengthen collaboration which leads to successful partnerships in building inclusive workplaces. 
Part 3: Strategies for Balancing Employer Expectations and Employee Wellness
Wed, 09/23/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Part III:  Strategies for Balancing Employer Expectations and Employee Wellness      Meeting or exceeding employer expectations is critical for success in today’s workplace. This webinar will identify strategies for both the employer and employee to create a balance between an individual’s mental health needs and employer expectations.    September 23rd, 2015   9:00 am - 10:00 am...
Job Developer Training
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 9:00am to Thu, 10/01/2015 - 4:00pm
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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...
Part 2: Individual Placement and Support (IPS): Utilizing Job Development as a Creative Process
Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Part II: Individual Placement and Support (IPS): Utilizing Job Development as a Creative Process  This webinar will discuss the Individual Placement and Support Model, an evidence based approach to supported employment for individuals living with behavioral health diagnosis. In addition, creative job development strategies will be identified to assist individuals with behavioral health needs achievce meaningful employment. September...
Part 1: History of Behavioral Health Workforce Development
Wed, 09/09/2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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Training topic: Workforce Development
Part I:   History of Behavioral Health Workforce Development Approximately 80% of people with a behavioral health diagnosis are unemployed; conversely, 80% of people without disabilities are employed. This webinar will address historically how the values of society effect the policies, influence practice and create programs available to the behavioral health community.  September 9th, 2015  9:00 am - 10:00 am...