IT’S EMPLOYMENT is launching an eight-part training series 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.
Summer Intensive Course: Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
IT’S EMPLOYMENT is pleased to announce an online, instructor-led course to support vocational rehabilitation staff and related partners in facilitating improved employment services and outcomes for individuals with intellectual disabilities who receive services through vocational rehabilitation agencies.
Date: June 28, 2021 through September 3, 2021
Registration is now closed as this course is full. Please see other opportunities below.
Planning and Strategies for Job Success
Helping job seekers develop strategies and plan for job success can involve several different facets and considerations. This module will review best practices in job coaching & supports, assessing & implementing accommodations and assistive technology, identifying natural supports and social inclusion in the workplace, as well as incorporating learning styles and Systematic Instruction.
Date: June 2021
Transition Practices that Support Competitive Integrated Employment
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 self-determination in skill development, and opportunities for community-based work experiences.
Date: July 2021
This training series will offer eight 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.