Wise Online Employment Academy: Introduction to Supported Employment, Discovery and Person-Centered Employment Planning
Course Description: This course is an exciting and impactful introduction to the field of supported employment which will energize people new to the field and re-energize those already working in it. It will engage and activate your abilities to support people with disabilities to create lives of their own choosing. It will provide a full review of the values and practice of employment for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, instruction on how to perform Discovery with an employment candidate, and will familiarize you with Person-Centered Employment Planning to inform and strengthen action plans.
- Be familiar with Supported Employment history, the current state of the field, and your place in it
- Be familiar with the Discovery Process, be able to perform Discovery with an employment candidate, and be able to write a Vocational Profile as the basis for Employment Planning, and
- Be familiar with Person-centered Futures Employment Planning and able to use it in assisting in developing Employment Action plans.
This Course is part of the Wise Online Academy ACRE-certified Employment Specialist Core Training Series. Read more about the series and ACRE certification by clicking here.
Cost: $250; $175 for those who’ve completed any of the previous Academy Courses from July 2019 to present – contact Jim Corey at [email protected] for the discount code.
Space is limited to 30 participants; Registration closes once capacity is reached.
Date, Time, and Webinar topic; Adjust for YOUR timezone
April 7: 10-12 noon PST/1-3 pm EST
April 9: 10-11 am PST/1-2 pm EST
April 13: 10-12 noon PST/1-3 pm EST
April 15: 10-12 noon PST/1-3 pm EST
April 17: 10-11 am PST/1-2 pm EST
Note: Earning a Certificate of Completion for this course requires: 1) Registering for and using the Wise Online Learning Platform, 2) Attending all 5 webinars and not missing more than one hour of webinar content for the whole course, and 3) Completing all offline skill-building activities (Postings on the Discussion Board, etc.).
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Jim passionately believes that every person is born to this planet with a purpose, a genius unique to them, and a people to serve. He believes that first and foremost we all need valuable social roles, jobs, and an ability to contribute meaningfully to the community. In 1994, Jim found his career working alongside people with the most significant developmental and intellectual disabilities, primarily in their search for employment. Since 2001, Jim has been honored to work at WISE, a recognized leader in facilitating paid community jobs for people with even the most difficult challenges, and an early adopter of the national call to Employment for All. Jim is a person-centered planner, discovery wild man, wide-eyed and intuitive employment consultant, micro-business planner, trainer, speaker, retreat facilitator, event coordinator, and innovative project manager. His work is infused with fun, creativity, and care.