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Month: March, 2015
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Date Title
Monday
March 02
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice - Week 5 Spring 2015
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
March 03
Training | LaWanda Cook
Interacting with Colleagues with Non-Obvious Disabilities: Legal, Human and Practical Considerations

This session will consider non-obvious disabilities in the workplace. It will provide an overview of non-military PTSD and consider how this condition might impact experiences and interactions at work. Possible workplace accommodations will also be discussed. 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Tioga County
Location: Owego, NY
Tuesday
March 03
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Service Animals

The trainer will discuss the definition of service animal under federal and PR Law and how they are an independent living tool for people with disabilities.

La adiestradora explicará la definición de animal de servicio bajo las leyes federales y de PR, y como estos son una herramienta para la vida independiente de las personas con discapacidades.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: PR Senate
Location: San Juan, PR
Tuesday
March 03
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.4: Integrating Work Incentives Planning into Employment Services and Caseload and File Management
Project: ediONLINE
Tuesday
March 03
Online Training | David Brewer
NYS PROMISE COP Hangout: Outreach and Recruitment

The purpose of these online hangouts is to provide a venue where NYS PROMISE staff can informally discuss outreach and recruitment efforts, and share success stories and challenges with colleagues and NYS PROMISE leadership.

Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Wednesday
March 04
Online Training | Judy Young
Essentials for Managers- Recruitment & Hiring: Legal, Human, and Practical Tips
Project: ediONLINE
Thursday
March 05
Online Training | Ray Cebula
T2.E5.01 Advanced Issues in Social Security

 

This four-part event has been designed to equip the supported employment practitioner in dealing with advanced issues pertaining to public disability benefits, and navigating the employment process. It is recommended that individuals considering participating in this series have completed some basic training in utilization of work incentives as a tool to promoting more effective employment outcomes. Each webinar will be 90 minutes in duration, and will provide opportunity for applied learning. The NYS CASE will continue to cultivate the skills and development of supported employment practitioners in working more effectively with individuals who receive disability benefits through this distance-based Community of Practice. To receive certificate credit, you must attend all four webinar events.

Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Location: Online
Monday
March 09
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice - Week 6 Spring 2015
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
March 10
Online Training | Susanne Bruyere
Improviding Rentention and Advancement Opportunities for Employees with Disabilities

Second webinar in a three part webinar series

Participants will learn how current data can assist us in identifying likely problems in retention and advancement of people with disabilities; how workplaces can begin to self-assess and identify where they might have problems in inequities in retention and advancement; workplace policies and practices that can facilitate retention; the role of Human Resource professionals and managers in facilitating retention and advancement of people with disabilities; and implications for providing consultation to employers and business customers.

CRC credits available to participants completing all three webinars in the series.

Project: Employer Characteristics Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Tuesday
March 10
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE Review Webinar
Project: ediONLINE
Wednesday
March 11
Training | Jeffrey Tamburo
T2.C4 Supporting Long Term Success

 

T2.C4 Supporting Long Term Success

Employment Specialists in this course will explore techniques to address factors that contribute to long-term job retention.

Individuals participating in this course will learn:

1.      Job retention factors

2.      The effects of professional growth and career development on long-term employment success

3.      Develop strategies and interventions to enhance employee retention

4.      Learn to utilize the performance review process as a means for establishing goals for the supported employee

5.      Techniques for recognizing and handling job stress and burnout

6.      Opportunities to support the employee to increase their social capital in the workplace

7.      Strategies to educate co-workers to work effectively with the supported employee

 

Individuals will be able to:

1.      Implement creative strategies in the workplace to support employee retention

2.      Work effectively with the supported employee and employer to promote career growth and development

3.      Create plans to support employee during periods of job stress or burnout

4.      Facilitate workplace inclusion

5.      Create framework for co-worker education and disability awareness

6.      Create communication plan for employer contact during extended phase

 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: Long Island, NY
Wednesday
March 11
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
The Rights of People with Disabilities as Community Members

 The ADA and other disability laws exist to promote the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of community life. This session will feature guest speakers who will discuss how the ADA and the Olmstead Decision have impacted the lives of persons with disabilities as community members. 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online
Thursday
March 12
Online Training | Thomas Golden
T2.E5.02 Advanced Issues in Social Security

This four-part event has been designed to equip the supported employment practitioner in dealing with advanced issues pertaining to public disability benefits, and navigating the employment process. It is recommended that individuals considering participating in this series have completed some basic training in utilization of work incentives as a tool to promoting more effective employment outcomes. Each webinar will be 90 minutes in duration, and will provide opportunity for applied learning. The NYS CASE will continue to cultivate the skills and development of supported employment practitioners in working more effectively with individuals who receive disability benefits through this distance-based Community of Practice. To receive certificate credit, you must attend all four webinar events.

Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Location: online
Friday
March 13
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Special Education: Parents’ Rights

The trainer discusses the special education process in general, explaining the parents’ rights according with IDEA and PR Special Education Procedures Manual,  and answers audience questions about it.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: School: Marta Sánchez
Location: Yabucoa, PR
Friday
March 13
Training | Yessica Guardiola
The Special Education Process

The trainer discusses the special education process in general, explaining the purpose and importance of the reasonable accommodations in the class room and providing examples and techniques to handle practical situations. 

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: School: Marta Sánchez
Location: Yabucoa, PR
Friday
March 13
Online Training
PIP Albany Session
Project: Partners in Policymaking
Location: Albany, NY
Sunday
March 15
Online Training | David Brewer
NYS PROMISE COP Hangout: Case Management and Service Delivery
Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Monday
March 16
Training | Wendy Strobel Gower
ADA New Regulations & Emerging Issues: St. Thomas, VI

Please join the Northeast ADA Center at Cornell University for a two-day training on important ADA issues in St. Croix or St. Thomas!

During this two-day event, you will learn about important legislative and policy updates and more about some of the recent issues that have been emerging in the disability field.  Topic areas include,

  •          Accessibility:  Addresses physical access as well as programmatic accessibility issues.
  •          Employment:  Addresses issues related to Title I of the ADA and other legal and policy issues that may impact work.
  •          Disability Issues and Trends:  Addresses a variety of emerging issues in the ADA.

You will have a chance to discuss these important topics with our faculty and with fellow participants.  HRCI and CRCC credits will be offered for this event.

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: St. Thomas, VI
Monday
March 16
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice - Week 8 Spring 2015
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
March 17
Training | Jeffrey Tamburo
T2.C2 Fundamentals of Documentation and Reporting

 

T2.C2 Fundamentals of Documentation and Reporting

“If it isn’t written down, it didn’t happen”… this sentence is uttered repeatedly in the human services field.  This one-day course will explore why documentation and reporting is an essential skill for employment specialists.

Individuals participating in this course will learn:

1.      ACCES-VR expectations and documentation standards

2.      To interpret the Provider Guidelines

3.      The correlation of effective documentation to quality service delivery

4.      Observation and interpretation skills

5.      The philosophy and rationale for maintaining accurate and timely case files

6.      The required elements for effective record keeping

7.      The critical link between documentation and billing

Individuals will be able to:

1.      Maintain up-to-date case files with all required elements

2.      Meet billing requirements through accurate and timely case documentation

3.      Locate pertinent information within the Provider Guidelines

4.      Provide verbal interpretation of written documentation

5.      Interpret written and anecdotal satisfaction feedback and create written goals and objectives accordingly

 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: Long Island, NY
Wednesday
March 18
Training | Jeffrey Tamburo
T2.C4 Supporting Long Term Success

 

T2.C4 Supporting Long Term Success

Employment Specialists in this course will explore techniques to address factors that contribute to long-term job retention.

Individuals participating in this course will learn:

1.      Job retention factors

2.      The effects of professional growth and career development on long-term employment success

3.      Develop strategies and interventions to enhance employee retention

4.      Learn to utilize the performance review process as a means for establishing goals for the supported employee

5.      Techniques for recognizing and handling job stress and burnout

6.      Opportunities to support the employee to increase their social capital in the workplace

7.      Strategies to educate co-workers to work effectively with the supported employee

 

Individuals will be able to:

1.      Implement creative strategies in the workplace to support employee retention

2.      Work effectively with the supported employee and employer to promote career growth and development

3.      Create plans to support employee during periods of job stress or burnout

4.      Facilitate workplace inclusion

5.      Create framework for co-worker education and disability awareness

6.      Create communication plan for employer contact during extended phase

 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: New York, NY
Thursday
March 19
Training | Wendy Strobel Gower
ADA New Regulations & Emerging Issues: St. Croix, VI

Please join the Northeast ADA Center at Cornell University for a two-day training on important ADA issues in St. Croix or St. Thomas!

During this two-day event, you will learn about important legislative and policy updates and more about some of the recent issues that have been emerging in the disability field.  Topic areas include,

  •          Accessibility:  Addresses physical access as well as programmatic accessibility issues.
  •          Employment:  Addresses issues related to Title I of the ADA and other legal and policy issues that may impact work.
  •          Disability Issues and Trends:  Addresses a variety of emerging issues in the ADA.

You will have a chance to discuss these important topics with our faculty and with fellow participants.  HRCI and CRCC credits will be offered for this event.

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: St. Croix, VI
Thursday
March 19
Online Training | Ray Cebula
T2.E5.04 Advanced Issues in Social Security

This four-part event has been designed to equip the supported employment practitioner in dealing with advanced issues pertaining to public disability benefits, and navigating the employment process.  It is recommended that individuals considering participating in this series have completed some basic training in utilization of work incentives as a tool to promoting more effective employment outcomes.  Each webinar will be 90 minutes in duration, and will provide opportunity for applied learning.  The NYS CASE will continue to cultivate the skills and development of supported employment practitioners in working more effectively with individuals who receive disability benefits through this distance-based Community of Practice.  To receive certificate credit, you must attend all four webinar events.

Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Location: online
Friday
March 20
Training | Yessica Guardiola
ADA Overview

The trainer will discuss ADA basic information, such as: disability definition, reasonable accommodation and what areas are covered under the five titles of the Law, also explained what changed after the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

La adiestradora discutirá información básica sobre la ADA, tal como: la definición de discapacidad, acomodo razonable y qué áreas están cubiertas por los cinco títulos de la Ley, también explicará lo que ha cambiado después de la Ley de Enmiendas a la ADA (ADAAA) del 2008.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Employment and Independent Living Institute
Location: Bayamón, PR
Monday
March 23
Online Training | David Brewer
Transition PDSC Training Webinar
Project: Transition Services Professional Development Support Center
Location: Online
Monday
March 23
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice - Week 9 Spring 2015
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
March 24
Online Training | Guest Speaker
T1.E1.04 Functional Aspects of Disabilities (4 of 4) Functional Aspects Sensory Disabilities

T1.E1.01-04 Functional Aspects of Disabilities

The 4-part Functional Aspects of Disabilities webinar series will provide supported employment professionals foundational information about disability-types and functional limitations that may be evident.  Seasoned professionals may also benefit from the resources that will be discussed. To receive certificate credit student must participate in all 4 webinars

The webinars will feature:

·      A framework for understanding function and disabilities classifications

·      The history, prevalence and terms used in relation to specific disabilities

·      Functional aspects of specific disabilities

·      Strategies, accommodations and resources to support long term employment success

Webinar I

Functional Aspects of Neuro Developmental Disabilities

Webinar II

Functional Aspects Physical Disabilities

Webinar III

Functional Aspects Psychological Disabilities

Webinar IV

Functional Aspects Sensory Disabilities

 

 

 

Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: NYS CASE / ACCES-VR
Wednesday
March 25
Online Training | Jennifer Perry
Community accessibility Q & A

 As follow-up to our Webinar on The Rights of People with Disabilities as Community Members, please join us for the webinar on Community Accessibility Q&A. This session will feature guest speakers from our region that will respond to questions re: community inclusion for people with disabilities, as well as the Independent Living Movement, and “tie in” how the ADA and the Olmstead decision have impacted the disability community. Guest speakers will discuss both the advances in community inclusion, as well as the challenges that remain.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online
Wednesday
March 25
Online Training | Valerie Malzer
NYS PROMISE Case Management & Service Delivery Training

Learn more about NYS PROMISE case management, including case managers’ roles and responsibilities, processes, and available supports during this online webinar on Wednesday, March 25th at 2:00 p.m. Trainers will discuss using the Intervention & Implementation Guide as a roadmap for service delivery.

Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Wednesday
March 25
Online Training | Ray Cebula
WISE Event
Project: BASS Webinars
Thursday
March 26
Online Training | Thomas Golden
T2.E5.03 Advanced Issues in Social Security

This four-part event has been designed to equip the supported employment practitioner in dealing with advanced issues pertaining to public disability benefits, and navigating the employment process.  It is recommended that individuals considering participating in this series have completed some basic training in utilization of work incentives as a tool to promoting more effective employment outcomes.  Each webinar will be 90 minutes in duration, and will provide opportunity for applied learning.  The NYS CASE will continue to cultivate the skills and development of supported employment practitioners in working more effectively with individuals who receive disability benefits through this distance-based Community of Practice.  To receive certificate credit, you must attend all four webinar events.

Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Monday
March 30
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice - Week 10 Spring 2015
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
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