IT'S EMPLOYMENT TRAINING

Due to popular demand, IT’S EMPLOYMENT is launching its training series again. It is designed to support vocational rehabilitation staff and related partners in the supporting improved employment services and outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities who receive services through vocational rehabilitation agencies.

This training series is self-paced, with online training modules that have been developed based on research and promising practices. Each module is equivalent to two hours of learning and CRC credits will be provided. Participants can take just one module, a few or all depending on their professional development needs. A new topic will be offered each month and will be available for one month. Facilitator guides for each course will be available to support group learning and discussions.

These courses are offered free of charge but registrations is required. Registration is now open. Once you register for one module you will be able to access all subsequent modules as they are made available.

Upcoming Trainings & Courses

Training Series: Supporting Employment Services and Outcomes for People with Intellectual Disabilities [Download the flyer

The IT’S EMPLOYMENT training series is designed to support vocational rehabilitation staff and related partners in supporting improved employment services and outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities who receive services through vocational rehabilitation agencies. This training series offers self-paced, online training modules that have been developed based on research and promising practices. Each module is equivalent to two hours of learning and CRC credits will be provided. Participants can take just one module, a few or all depending on their professional development needs. A new topic will be offered each month and will be available for one month. Facilitator guides for each course will be available to support group learning and discussions. These courses are offered free of charge. Registration is now open. Once you register for one module you will be able to access all subsequent modules as they are made available.

 

Transition Practices that Support Competitive Integrated Employment (March 2022)

This module will discuss a variety of factors that have been proven to directly impact employment outcomes for students with intellectual disabilities who are transitioning into adulthood, including Pre-ETS services and strategies in cooperation with secondary education, involving families in the transition and employment planning process, the importance of incorporating self-advocacy and selfdetermination in skill development, and opportunities for community-based work experiences.

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Best Practices for Cultural Humility and Competency when Providing Employment Services (April 2022)

Being aware of, and incorporating cultural priorities and distinctions are important case management skills. This module will explore a variety of cultures and considerations, including the cultures of family, ethnicity, race, gender, geographical, and disability. The intersectionality of disability and other cultures will also be discussed as an important factor in establishing informed choice and family engagement.

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Building Employer Relationships: The Dual Customer Approach (May 2022)

A key aspect of the dual customer approach is meeting the businesses’ needs while ensuring a quality match and work environment for your job seekers. This module will review strategies in developing business relationships, assessing business needs, and developing employment opportunities through customized employment, job carving, progressive employment, and workbased learning. 

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