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Week: March 25 to March 31, 2012
Webinars Only
Date Title
March 26
Online Training | Carol Blessing
Citizen Centered Leadership Community of Practice Week 8

The Citizen-Centered Leadership Development Community of Practice series is a unique combination of self-paced distance learning study, robust field work, interactive class assignments and live webcast instruction designed to advance theoretic and skill-based learning leading to quality outcomes in the lives of people with disabilities.

Sponsor: Office of Mental Health
Location: Webinar
March 27
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 1.7: Supplemental Security Income Work Incentives

Through the use of PowerPoint presentation, lecture and written materials participants will gain the knowledge and tools needed to provide critical information to SSI recipients with disabilities who are considering a return to work. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge of work incentive utilization. A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
March 29
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.1: Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits

This informational seminar provides basic information pertaining to benefits overpayments using lecture, PowerPoint and opportunity for question and answer. Online polling will be used to test participant knowledge.  A preparatory reading assignment will be provided and is required.

Project: ediONLINE
Location: Webinar
March 29
Online Training | Kathleen Lee
EARN Webinar: Creating Linkages for Effective Recruitment of Candidates with Disabilities

Recruiting and hiring qualified employees with disabilities requires a multi-faceted strategy. To be most effective, employers and federal contractors should become familiar with resources both at the national and local levels. This webinar will highlight two important resources listed in the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) proposed revised regulations of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and released on December 9, 2011: the National Employment Team and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network (EARN). Presenters will describe their organizations’ services and discuss how HR professional may establish on-going relationships and linkages to facilitate the recruitment and hiring of candidates with disabilities. Webinar participants will learn about recruitment and outreach resources and hear from a large federal contractor about the value of establishing national and local linkages for tapping into the underutilized talent of persons with disabilities.

Presenters include:

Beth Butler, Manager, Leaves & Accommodations, Lowe's Companies, Inc.

Kathleen Lee, Business Outreach Specialist, National Employer Technical Assistance Center (NETAC)

Kathy West-Evans, Director of Business Relations, Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR)

HRCI credits are available.

Project: National Employer Technical Assistance Center
Sponsor: ODEP
March 29
Online Training | Jeff Trondsen
2012 Partners in Policymaking - Module 1 - Technology Session
Project: Partners in Policymaking
March 30
Online Training | ADA Center Partner
The 2010 Revised ADA Accessibility Guidelines for the Virgin Islands

This live, instructor-led on-line program will provide attendees with an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and highlight those areas where accessibility requirements found in the Virgin Islands Building Code differ from federal accessibility requirements. Specifically, this course will focus on: problem application areas in commercial facilities, accessibility requirements in existing facilities and accessibility requirements to and within special occupancies. We will also focus on the new guidelines for toilet rooms and other aspects of the built environment.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar
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