Part 3: ECHO 3-Part Series: Using Values and Data to Strengthen Employment Services

Part 3: ECHO 3-Part Series: Using Values and Data to Strengthen Employment Services

Video Description The Center for Employment and Inclusion at the Institute for Disability Research Policy and Practice presents a 3-part Echo series on “using values and data to strengthen employment services.” This series will offer ...
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The ADA: Addiction, Recovery, and Employment

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), The ADA: Addiction, Recovery, and Employment

Presenter: Barry Whaley Barry Whaley works at the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University.  He is the Co-Principal Investigator and Project Director of the Southeast ADA Center, Principal Co-Collaborator with the University of Leeds (UK) Inclusive ...
Part 2: ECHO 3-Part Series: Using Values and Data to Strengthen Employment Services

Part 2: ECHO 3-Part Series: Using Values and Data to Strengthen Employment Services

Video Description The Center for Employment and Inclusion at the Institute for Disability Research Policy and Practice presents a 3-part Echo series on “using values and data to strengthen employment services.” This series will offer ...
Webinar: Increasing the Expectation of Employment through the use of Discovery and Customized Work Experiences for Students with a Significant Impact of Disability including Deaf-Blindness

Webinar: Increasing the Expectation of Employment through the use of Discovery and Customized Work Experiences for Students with a Significant Impact of Disability including Deaf-Blindness

Video Description This webinar will discuss: – How to start the conversation about employment with a student, their team and family when work hasn’t been an expectation; – Identify activities for Discovery to get to ...
Part 1: ECHO 3-Part Series: Using Values and Data to Strengthen Employment Services

Part 1: ECHO 3-Part Series: Using Values and Data to Strengthen Employment Services

Video Description The Center for Employment and Inclusion at the Institute for Disability Research Policy and Practice presents a 3-part Echo series on “using values and data to strengthen employment services.” This series will offer ...
Working with Individuals with Significant Support Needs including Deafblindness

Working with Individuals with Significant Support Needs including Deafblindness

Webinar Description This webinar will cover the following areas to support providers working with individuals with significant support needs including deafblindness: Critical factors to learn to support individuals with significant support needs including deafblindness Impact of ...
ADA Module 1 - Introduction to Disability and Employment Rights

ADA Module 1 – Introduction to Disability and Employment Rights

Video Description Presenter: Lakshmi Vanderwerf This module will provide you an introduction to disability and employment rights as it pertains to the Americans with Disabilities Act ...
ADA Module 2 - Disability Definition

ADA Module 2 – Disability Definition

Video Description Presenter: Lakshmi Vanderwerf This module will provide information on how the Americans with Disabilities Act defines disability ...
ADA Module 3 - Phases of Employment and Medical Inquiry

ADA Module 3 – Phases of Employment and Medical Inquiry

Video Description Presenter: Lakshmi Vanderwerf This module will give you an overview of the three phases of employment recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act, when a person may disclose their disability, and when an employer ...
ADA Module 4 - Reasonable Accommodations and Interactive Process

ADA Module 4 – Reasonable Accommodations and Interactive Process

Video Description Presenter: Lakshmi Vanderwerf This module will provide you with information on what a reasonable accommodation is, how to get a reasonable accommodation, and examples of different types of reasonable accommodations ...
ADA Module 5 - Additional Resources

ADA Module 5 – Additional Resources

Video Description Presenter: Lakshmi Vanderwerf This module provides you with resources on the Americans with Disabilities Act and how to ensure an inclusive environment in the workplace ...
Developing Creative Strategies While Integrating Individuals Who Need Higher Levels of Support in Employment

Developing Creative Strategies While Integrating Individuals Who Need Higher Levels of Support in Employment

Webinar Description This webinar will cover the following topics: A) Thinking creatively about what is possible for each individual and building an individualized network of support for that person. B) Offering solutions and being persistent ...
Hiring, Training, and Retaining Employees

Hiring, Training, and Retaining Employees

Webinar Description We are in a hiring crisis! With many job opportunities, we need staff to provide training for people with disabilities. Janet Estervig will share ideas on how to attract potential employees and keep ...
Customized Employment: A Powerful Tool for Creating Opportunities for Individuals Receiving HCBS

Customized Employment: A Powerful Tool for Creating Opportunities for Individuals Receiving HCBS

Presenters: Heather Larsen Mossinger, Utah Department of Health and Tricia Jones-Parkin, Utah State University This webinar will share information about what an important and powerful tool the discovery process and other customized employment strategies can ...
Prioritizing Supported and Customized Employment Services

Prioritizing Supported and Customized Employment Services

Facilitators: Doug Crandell, University of Georgia’s Institute on Human Development and Disability and Tricia Jones-Parkin, Utah State University This webinar will consist of a panel of provider organizations from multiple states, sharing strategies and how ...
Understanding the Importance of Life Skills and Independent Living Skills in Preparation for Workplace Readiness

Understanding the Importance of Life Skills and Independent Living Skills in Preparation for Workplace Readiness

Webinar Description During the Webinar we will discuss the importance of life and independent living skills and how they play an important role that carries over into becoming successful in the workplace as well as ...
Job Searching with Justice Involved Job Seekers

Job Searching with Justice Involved Job Seekers

Job searching with a criminal background can seem overwhelming and impossible. In this session we will talk about why it is important to develop skills in serving this population, what you need to know and ...
Doug Crandall

Meaningful Writing: Capturing Strengths

Doug Crandell, MFA There is an ever-expanding demand from the vocational rehabilitation system to communicate, through written reports, the strengths, capacities, abilities, and preferences of the people we serve. This webinar provides basic ideas to ...
USOR Forms Tutorial

USOR Forms Tutorial

Jason Bennington This webinar provides a tutorial on how to use the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation employment service forms ...
Systematic Instruction and Fading Support

Systematic Instruction and Fading Support

Janet Estervig, MS, RN This webinar will share the best practices in using systematic instruction to teach job skills with cue hierarchy, task analysis, technology supports, self-monitoring, and building coworker and supervisory support for successful ...
Informed Choice - Putting the Pieces Together

Informed Choice – Putting the Pieces Together

Lisa Wade Lisa Wade discusses how there are a lot of parts and pieces that must come together for providers to make sure they are supporting clients in making an informed choice. This webinar will ...
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

ePresenter: 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 ...
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 ...