Dr. Ortiz and Dr. Riesen

Cultural Diversity Considerations when Supporting Job Seekers and Employees with Disabilities

Presenters: Eduardo Ortiz, PhD and Tim Riesen, PhD Creating meaningful employment opportunities for people with disabilities is a critical role for rehabilitation professionals. To facilitate successful employment outcomes, rehabilitation professional must understand a job seeker’s ...
Job Development: Strategies for Employment Professionals

Job Development: Strategies for Employment Professionals

Jenny Crook Join Jenny Crook for an engaging session on best practice strategies to use when job developing for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She will be covering the job development process, best practices ...
Behavioral Ethics: Why We Sometimes Choose to Act Unethically and How to Prevent It

Behavioral Ethics: Why We Sometimes Choose to Act Unethically and How to Prevent It

Presenter: Brian Phillips, PhD, CRC This ethics webinar is a collaboration between the Center for Persons with Disabilities and the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling at Utah State University. We have all received our ...
Tips and Tools for Employment Specialists Working With Individuals with Co-Occurring Brain Injury and Substance Use Diagnosis

Tips and Tools for Employment Specialists Working With Individuals with Co-Occurring Brain Injury and Substance Use Diagnosis

Anastasia Edmonston, MS, CRC The link between traumatic brain injury and problematic alcohol use that either precedes or continues post a traumatic brain injury is well documented in the literature. Recently, due to the national rise in ...
Brain Injury and the Impact on Employment

Brain Injury and the Impact on Employment

Maria Crowley, MA, CRC Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), the leading cause of death and lifelong disability among Americans under the age of 45 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020), can happen to anyone at ...
Ethical Considerations when Working with Individuals with Autism

Ethical Considerations when Working with Individuals with Autism

Dr. Michelle McKnight-Lizzote, PhD, CRC, LCP (Idaho) -  Ethical Considerations when Working with Individuals with Autism This ethics webinar is a collaboration between the Center for Persons with Disabilities and the Department of Special Education ...
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Workplace

Sharon Cook, MSC, LVRC, CRC, CCC This webinar addresses the following: Signs and symptoms of some mental illnesses, how to hire and retain people with mental illnesses & substance use/misuse disorders, reasonable accommodations, suicide prevention ...
Support Coordinator Shorts: Innovative Strategies for Success (Part 2)

Support Coordinator Shorts: Innovative Strategies for Success (Part 2)

Facilitators: Nancy Nickolaus from the Institute for Community Inclusion, John Butterworth from the Institute for Community Inclusion and Jeanine Zlockie from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services  Support Coordinator: Lara Bone ...
Support Coordinator Shorts: Innovative Strategies for Success (Part 1)

Support Coordinator Shorts: Innovative Strategies for Success (Part 1)

Facilitators: Nancy Nickolaus from the Institute for Community Inclusion, John Butterworth from the Institute for Community Inclusion and Jeanine Zlockie from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services  Support Coordinator: Corrine Frazier ...
Assistive Technology: Tools As Pathways To Independence

Assistive Technology: Tools As Pathways To Independence

Presenters: Kent Remund M.S, CRC, ATP and Jay Wheeler OTR/L and Assistive Technology Specialist.  The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of  Assistive Technology (AT). AT are tools to help individuals maintain or improve ...
Opportunities to Seek Employment: The Employment Process

Opportunities to Seek Employment: The Employment Process

Jeanine Zlockie - NASDDDS John Butterworth - ICI, UMass Boston Module 3 will discuss various Steps in the employment process such as Benefits planning, Discovery and career planning, Job development, Job placement and ongoing support ...
Opportunities to Seek Employment: Employment and the Person-Centered Support Plan

Opportunities to Seek Employment: Employment and the Person-Centered Support Plan

Jeanine Zlockie - NASDDDS John Butterworth - ICI, UMass Boston Module 4 will cover the employment supports the Division of Services for People with Disabilities (DSPD) provides as well as writing employment outcomes within the ...
Behavioral Supports in the Workplace

Behavioral Supports in the Workplace

Toni Van Laarhoven -  Professor in the Department of Special and Early Education at Northern Illinois University and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of behavioral ...
Beyond Reasonable Accommodations: Promoting a Culture of Diversity Where Every Person Belongs

Beyond Reasonable Accommodations: Promoting a Culture of Diversity Where Every Person Belongs

Pam Williamson -  Assistant Director of the Southeast ADA Center Supported employment professionals are in a unique role. They are the bridge between employers and employees with disabilities. We have the ability to help employers ...
Jenny Armitage

Motivational Interviewing

Jenny Armitage, LCSW - Volunteers of America The purpose of this presentation is to provide a brief introduction of Motivational Interviewing (MI). According to Miller and Rollick (2013), “MI is a collaborative conversation style for ...
Job Development: Tools to Be More Effective and Efficient in Obtaining Placements

Job Development: Tools to Be More Effective and Efficient in Obtaining Placements

Jillian Morley - USU Applying for jobs can be a very labor-intensive process, especially when you are supporting someone else in their job search. Moving from the application to the interview process, this presentation will ...
Moving Forward: Learning & Meaningful Engagement During COVID-19 (Part 2)

Moving Forward: Learning & Meaningful Engagement During COVID-19 (Part 2)

Abby Taylor and Kyra Harvey - SEEC This webinar is part two of a two-part series offered by the dynamic leaders within the provider organization, SEEC.  As a response to COVID-19, SEEC leadership has created online learning modules for individuals they ...
Evidence Based Practices in Employment

Evidence Based Practices in Employment

Dr. Carly Blustein Gilson - Associate Professor - Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University It is essential for job coaches and supported employment specialists to have an understanding of evidence-based practices in employment ...
Maintaining Relationships With Employers

Maintaining Relationships With Employers

Ashlea Lantz - Griffin-Hammis Associates A job coach plays an important role in supporting people with disabilities in maintaining competitive integrated employment.  A critical role of the job coach is to maintain professional relationships with ...
Moving Forward: Learning & Meaningful Engagement During COVID-19 (Part 1)

Moving Forward: Learning & Meaningful Engagement During COVID-19 (Part 1)

Abby Taylor and Kyra Harvey - SEEC This webinar is part one of a two-part series offered by the dynamic leaders within the provider organization, SEEC.  As a response to COVID-19, SEEC leadership has created online learning modules for ...
Ethical Delivery of Services to People with Disabilities

Ethical Delivery of Services to People with Disabilities

Dr. Trent Landon - Utah State University This webinar will focus on the ethical delivery of services to people with disabilities. Specific codes of ethics will be referenced and recommended as potential guidelines for providers ...
Opportunities to Seek Employment: Having the Employment Conversation (2)

Opportunities to Seek Employment: Having the Employment Conversation (2)

Jeanine Zlockie - NASDDDS John Butterworth - ICI, UMass Boston Module 2 will help Support Coordinators facilitate the conversation about employment.  It will also address specific questions and next steps that could be asked of ...
Opportunities to Seek Employment: The Importance of Employment (1)

Opportunities to Seek Employment: The Importance of Employment (1)

Jeanine Zlockie - NASDDDS John Butterworth - ICI, UMass Boston Module 1 will provide Support Coordinators with an orientation to the history of employment for people with disabilities and its relationship to Utah policy and ...
Building Pre-Employment Skills at Home

Building Pre-Employment Skills at Home

Crystal Emery - Easterseals-Goodwill Lisa Wade - Utah Parent Center This webinar is geared towards families who have a student(s) with disabilities in their home and would like to build and sustain pre-employment skills while ...
Using Video Modeling & Prompting to Teach Transition Skills to Students with Disabilities

Using Video Modeling & Prompting to Teach Transition Skills to Students with Disabilities

Dr. Ryan Kellems - BYU Have you ever wanted to use the evidence-based practice of video modeling or video prompting? This presentation will explain the different ways video modeling and video prompting can effectively be ...
Workplace Supports Training: Module 2

Workplace Supports Training: Module 2

This video presents Module 2 of the Workplace Supports Training. This module is required to be viewed prior to the in-person training by all attendees. Please note you must take the Pre-Test provided by the ...
Workplace Supports Training: Module 1

Workplace Supports Training: Module 1

This video presents Module 1 of the Workplace Supports Training. This module is required to be viewed prior to the in-person training by all attendees. Please note you must take the Pre-Test provided by the ...
Person-Centered Planning Series - Integrated Long Term Support Needs Tool

Person-Centered Planning Series – Integrated Long Term Support Needs Tool

Integrated Long Term Support Needs Tool This video will give a short tutorial on how to use the Integrated Long Term Support Needs Tool created by Charting the LifeCourse, a project by the University of Missouri ...
Person-Centered Planning Series - Tool for Exploring Decision-Making Supports

Person-Centered Planning Series – Tool for Exploring Decision-Making Supports

Tool for Exploring Decision-Making Supports This video will give a short tutorial on how to use the Tool for Exploring Decision-Making Supports created by Charting the LifeCourse, a project by the University of Missouri Kansas ...
Person-Centered Planning Series - Tool for Developing a Vision

Person-Centered Planning Series – Tool for Developing a Vision

Tool for Developing a Vision This video will give a short tutorial on how to use the Tool for Developing a Vision created by Charting the LifeCourse, a project by the University of Missouri Kansas ...
Person-Centered Planning Series - Life Trajectory Worksheet

Person-Centered Planning Series – Life Trajectory Worksheet

Life Trajectory Worksheet This video will give a short tutorial on how to use the Life Trajectory Worksheet created by Charting the LifeCourse, a project by the University of Missouri Kansas City Institute for Human ...
Person-Centered Planning Series - Integrated Supports Star

Person-Centered Planning Series – Integrated Supports Star

Integrated Supports Star This video will give a short tutorial on how to use the Integrated Supports Star tool created by Charting the LifeCourse, a project by the University of Missouri Kansas City Institute for ...
Person-Centered Planning Series - Relationship Map

Person-Centered Planning Series – Relationship Map

Relationship Map This video will give a short tutorial on how to use the Relationship Map adapted from Georgia State University's Center for Leadership in Disability.  It is apart of a six-part video-series on tools ...
Natural Supports in the Workplace

Natural Supports in the Workplace

Bob Niemiec - GHA This webinar will explore how to assess a worksite culture, find out who the natural supporters are, and discuss strategies to help the employee we are coaching or assisting get connected ...
HCBS Settings Rule for Parents and Families

HCBS Settings Rule for Parents and Families

Lisa Wade - Utah Parent Center Heather Larsen Mossinger - Utah Dept. of Health A slide-show presentation on the Home and Community-Based Services Settings Rule for parents and family members ...
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HCBS Settings Rule for Self-Advocates

Saska Rajcevic - DSPD Eric Stoker - Utah DD Council Aubrey Snyder - CPD, USU This webinar will provide information on the HCBS Settings Rule in a plain language format ...
Provider Transformation Series: Lead and Thrive Through Change

Provider Transformation Series: Lead and Thrive Through Change

Susan Rinne - Rinne Consulting The Utah Employment and Community Integration Technical Assistance Center through Utah State University is pleased to offer a webinar by Susan Rinne as she shares the experience of transforming an ...
Provider Transformation Series: The Center for Human Services

Provider Transformation Series: The Center for Human Services

Ann Graff and Kimberly Anderson - CHS This webinar is a part of the Provider Transformation Series. This transformation story comes from the Center for Human Services (CHS), based out of Sedalia, Missouri. In 1955, ...
Provider Transformation Series: Work Activity Center

Provider Transformation Series: Work Activity Center

Kate McConaughy, Cassidy Thomas, & Brian Hart - WAC This video series provides information on how providers in Utah are transforming in order to come into compliance with the HCBS Settings Rule. This webinar highlights ...
USOR: Transfer to Extended Services Form 58A and 58B (4)

USOR: Transfer to Extended Services Form 58A and 58B (4)

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation ...
Video 3: Job Coaching Tracker and Ongoing Supports Forms (3)

Video 3: Job Coaching Tracker and Ongoing Supports Forms (3)

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation ...
USOR: Job Development and Placement Forms (2)

USOR: Job Development and Placement Forms (2)

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation ...
USOR: Referral Form and Work Strategy Assessment (1)

USOR: Referral Form and Work Strategy Assessment (1)

Utah State Office of Rehabilitation ...
Benefits Planning Series, Part 5: SSI Reporting

Benefits Planning Series, Part 5: SSI Reporting

Ashlea Lantz - GHA This series provides an overview of Social Security Work Incentives ...
Benefits Planning Series, Part 4: SSI Benefits and Work Incentives Part II

Benefits Planning Series, Part 4: SSI Benefits and Work Incentives Part II

Ashlea Lantz - GHA This series provides an overview of Social Security Work Incentives ...
Benefits Planning Series, Part 3: SSI Benefits and Work Incentives Part I

Benefits Planning Series, Part 3: SSI Benefits and Work Incentives Part I

Ashlea Lantz - GHA This series provides an overview of Social Security Work Incentives ...
Benefits Planning Series, Part 2: Benefits and Work Incentives

Benefits Planning Series, Part 2: Benefits and Work Incentives

Ashlea Lantz - GHA This series provides an overview of Social Security Work Incentives ...
Benefits Planning Series, Part 1: SSA Overview

Benefits Planning Series, Part 1: SSA Overview

Ashlea Lantz - GHA This series provides an overview of Social Security Work Incentives ...
Transition Services, Getting on the Same Page

Transition Services, Getting on the Same Page

Marsha Threlkheld - GHA Marsha Threlkheld, consultant to Utah's Partnership to Employment Systems Change Grant, provides information and examples about best practices in the area of transition for youth and young adults with significant disabilities ...
Person-Centered to Person-Driven: Successful Innovative Employment

Person-Centered to Person-Driven: Successful Innovative Employment

Jennifer White - Able Opportunities, Inc. Introductory webinar to learn accommodation strategies that successfully address barriers to employment. Jennifer covers a variety of tools that expand self-determination, direct connection with community members, colleagues, and residential ...