The Customized Employment Training is an 80-hour course, conducted over a 16-week span, that will combine classroom and experiential learning, while working with an individual seeking a customized job. In order to register for the Customized Employment Training, individuals must have a Basic ACRE certification and must be employed by a community rehabilitation provider. In addition to working directly with jobseekers, the customized employment specialist will work collaboratively with a person’s support team, employer, parents, educators, other service providers, vocational rehabilitation counselors and case managers.
Employment specialists who complete this training will be provided ongoing technical support as well as be included in community of practice events.
The Customized Employment Training will be starting January 11, 2022 and will end April 29, 2022.
Please see calendar schedule here.
The cost for this training is $300 per employment specialist.
For more information, please contact Tricia Jones-Parkin at Tricia.Jones@usu.edu.