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Month: October, 2014
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Date Title
Wednesday
October 01
Training | Yessica Guardiola
Transition to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities

The trainer discusses the right of deaf people to have effective communication under the ADA.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Gilberto GarcĂ­a, ASL Services Latino
Location: San Juan, PR
Thursday
October 02
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.1: Overpayments and SSDI and SSI Benefits Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Friday
October 03
Online Training
UX Testing Click Here to Register
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Friday
October 03
Online Training | Ray Cebula
Sacramento Review Webinar
Project: ediONLINE
Monday
October 06
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 6
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
October 07
Training | Jeffrey Tamburo
T2.C1 Facilitating Job Coaching and Employment Supports

 

T2.C1 Facilitating Job Coaching and Employment Supports

Supported Employment success depends on designing effective and efficient employment supports. This one-day course will explore the role of the employment specialist and the skills needed to support learning and long-term job retention

Individuals participating in this course will learn:

1.      How our own values and life experience impact practice

2.      The significance and impact of workplace culture on employment success

3.      The “art” of facilitating effective employment supports both in and out of the workplace

4.      Job/Task analysis skills

5.      Job site accommodation and job modification strategies

6.      Theories of teaching and learning

7.      Techniques to adapt practice to match learning preferences

8.      Systematic/Differentiated instruction

9.      Expeditionary Learning principles

10.  The nuances of the fading process

11.  To discover and utilize natural supports

Individuals will be able to:

1.      Identify roles and responsibilities of employment specialists on the job site

2.      Identify their own learning and teaching preferences

3.      Adapt teaching strategies to meet the learning preferences of the supported employee

4.      Work with employer to develop a comprehensive training plan

5.      Demonstrate strategies and techniques in practice with both employers and supported employees

6.      Maintain records of progress and strategies to address periodic performance issues

7.      Conduct task and job analysis

8.      Access resources to identify and facilitate workplace accommodations and modifications

 

 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: East Rochester, NY
Tuesday
October 07
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.2: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Special Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Wednesday
October 08
Online Training
User Testing
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Wednesday
October 08
Online Training | Hannah Rudstam
Section 503, the ADA Amendments Act, and Disability Service Providers: Your role in supporting employers and people with disabilities

Recent changes in disability laws and policies could lead to sweeping changes for individuals with disabilities in the workplace and other areas of life.  New rules for Rehabilitation Act (RA) Section 503 impact how employers recruit, hire, retain and accommodate workers with disabilities.  Signed into law in 2008, the ADA Amendments Act has changed the employment landscape for individuals with disabilities.  Most of what is written about Section 503 and the ADA Amendments Act has been directed toward employers.  But individuals with disabilities are also impacted.  During these two webinars, we will co-explore the meaning of Section 503 and the ADAAA for individuals with disabilities and for the employment service providers who serve them. 

The October 8 webinar focuses on what people with disabilities and VR professionals most need to know about RA Section 503 and the ADAAA (as well as other laws).  The October 22 webinar is an interactive session that will focus on real-life employment implications for RA Section 503 and ADAAA for individuals with disabilities and those who serve them.   

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online
Thursday
October 09
Training | Jeffrey Tamburo
T2.C1 Facilitating Job Coaching and Employment Supports

 

T2.C1 Facilitating Job Coaching and Employment Supports

Supported Employment success depends on designing effective and efficient employment supports. This one-day course will explore the role of the employment specialist and the skills needed to support learning and long-term job retention

Individuals participating in this course will learn:

1.      How our own values and life experience impact practice

2.      The significance and impact of workplace culture on employment success

3.      The “art” of facilitating effective employment supports both in and out of the workplace

4.      Job/Task analysis skills

5.      Job site accommodation and job modification strategies

6.      Theories of teaching and learning

7.      Techniques to adapt practice to match learning preferences

8.      Systematic/Differentiated instruction

9.      Expeditionary Learning principles

10.  The nuances of the fading process

11.  To discover and utilize natural supports

Individuals will be able to:

1.      Identify roles and responsibilities of employment specialists on the job site

2.      Identify their own learning and teaching preferences

3.      Adapt teaching strategies to meet the learning preferences of the supported employee

4.      Work with employer to develop a comprehensive training plan

5.      Demonstrate strategies and techniques in practice with both employers and supported employees

6.      Maintain records of progress and strategies to address periodic performance issues

7.      Conduct task and job analysis

8.      Access resources to identify and facilitate workplace accommodations and modifications

 

 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: NYS Consortium for Advancement of Supported Employment
Sponsor: ACCES-VR
Location: Albany, NY
Thursday
October 09
Online Training | Matt Saleh
NYS PROMISE: Outreach and Recruitment and Intervention Training

The NYS PROMISE staff invites you to attend a
NYS PROMISE Recruitment and Outreach Online Training Webinar
Thursday, October 9 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. EDT.

 
This online training event will describe in detail the outreach and recruitment process to be used to recruit youth and families into NYS PROMISE.  Please note that future training opportunities on this topic will be scheduled should you be unable to attend this event.
Recruitment and Outreach Training discussion topics will include:
  • Research practices and ethics
  • Recruitment processes and materials
  • Using the Recruitment Tracking Application
  • Regional recruitment targets
  • Special considerations in NYC
This online training is intended for NYS PROMISE Research Demonstration Sites and Parent Centers.
There will be significant time allowed for Q&A.
If you have already registered, thank you for participating. Webinar connection information will be forwarded to you shortly.
 
Questions? Please contact Michelle Podolec at nyspromise@cornell.edu or call 607-255-6270.

Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Thursday
October 09
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.3: Federal Housing Subsidies Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Thursday
October 09
Online Training
User Testing
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Monday
October 13
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 7
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
October 14
Conference | Arun Karpur
NYS PROMISE Learning Community semi-annual meeting
Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Location: Albany, NY
Tuesday
October 14
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.4: Unemployment Insurance & Workers Compensation (WC) Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Tuesday
October 14
Online Training | LaWanda Cook
Everyday Use of the ADA Trainer Network Curriculum

This session will highlight opportunities to use information from the TN curriculum in situations other than formal trainings. Participants will have a chance to share how they have used the materials in their work and personal lives. This session is open to TN members in Regions 2 and 3 (Northeast and Mid-Atlantic ADA Centers). Join us to meet and learn from your fellow TN members!

Facilitator: LaWanda Cook – Northeast ADA Center

Moderator: Marian Vessels - Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online Webinar, NY
Thursday
October 16
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.5: Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) & VA Benefits Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Monday
October 20
Conference | ADA Center Partner
ADA Coordinators' Training Conference

The ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP) in cooperation with the Northeast ADA Center at Cornell University presents the ADA Coordinator's Training Conference October 20-21, 2014 in Buffalo, NY.

This 2 day event will be held at Hyatt Regency. The conference will offer a variety of sessions and features speakers from the U.S.Department of Justice, U.S. Access-Board, and other nationally recognized ADA experts.

Registration is open to the public. In addition, ACTCP members will have an opportunity to obtain both foundation and elective level credits towards their program completion. 

Seating is very limited:
We strive to provide the highest quality of sessions.
This means limiting the room size so that attendees can benefit from a more personalized setting. Doing this also means limiting our numbers and sometimes having to turn away potential attendees. Seating for this year is only available to the First 175 Registrants. Hurry and register today. Don't miss out on this great training opportunity!.

Costs:
Registration for this event is only $200

To learn more, visit: http://www.adacoordinator.org/?page=ACTCPConference

To register, visit: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1594909 

 

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Sponsor: Great Plains ADA Center and Northeast ADA Center
Location: Buffalo, NY
Monday
October 20
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 8
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
October 21
Internal Online Meeting
LEAN 30 day presentation
Project: EDI (General)
Tuesday
October 21
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 2.6: Healthcare: Medicaid, Medicare and S-CHIP Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Wednesday
October 22
Training | LaWanda Cook
ACCES-VR Supervisory Institute

The October 2014 Institute will focus on issues of diversity and self-awareness.  The goal is for participants to identify how their own beliefs and actions impact on the supervisory process; develop skills for dealing with all aspects of supervision; and, look at how their role as part of management shapes the overall culture of the organization.

Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Albany, NY
Wednesday
October 22
Online Training | Thomas Golden
NYS PROMISE Intervention Training
Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Wednesday
October 22
Online Training | Hannah Rudstam
Section 503, the ADA Amendments Act, and Disability Service Providers: Scenario Clinic

 Recent changes in disability laws and policies could lead to sweeping changes for individuals with disabilities in the workplace and other areas of life.  New rules for Rehabilitation Act (RA) Section 503 impact how employers recruit, hire, retain and accommodate workers with disabilities.  Signed into law in 2008, the ADA Amendments Act has changed the employment landscape for individuals with disabilities.  Most of what is written about Section 503 and the ADA Amendments Act has been directed toward employers.  But individuals with disabilities are also impacted.  During these two webinars, we will co-explore the meaning of Section 503 and the ADAAA for individuals with disabilities and for the employment service providers who serve them. 

The October 8 webinar focuses on what people with disabilities and VR professionals most need to know about RA Section 503 and the ADAAA (as well as other laws).  The October 22 webinar is an interactive session that will focus on real-life employment implications for RA Section 503 and ADAAA for individuals with disabilities and those who serve them.   

Click Here to Register
Project: Northeast ADA Center
Location: Online
Wednesday
October 22
Online Training
WISE Event
Project: BASS Webinars
Thursday
October 23
Online Training | Valerie Malzer
NYS PROMISE: Outreach and Recruitment Training
Project: Promote the Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE)
Thursday
October 23
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.1: Information Gathering, Analysis, Advising and Reporting Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Monday
October 27
Online Training | Carol Blessing
CCLDS Community of Practice Week 9
Project: Citizen-Centered Leadership
Tuesday
October 28
Online Training | EDI General Partner
From Concept to Reality: Developing Countries' Efforts to Implement the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - Reflections from the Field

At this writing, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) has been signed by 158 countries with 149 of them going on to ratify it. In addition, the Convention’s Optional Protocol which deals with the complaint process has been signed by 92 countries of which, 82 have already ratified it.
Many of the countries who have ratified the Convention and/or the Optional Protocol are in the developing world, where people with disabilities have long been in the poorest of the poor category due to governmental indifference and social exclusion. Thus, for the first time, people with disabilities in these countries may actually see the quality of their lives improve.
But what does it all mean at the ground level? Are governments really serious about trying to create a plan with goals, timelines and progress benchmarks as discussed in the Convention’s Articles or did they just ratify it to say they did it? Which countries are making progress and how are they doing it? What is still needed? How can the international community help?
Ilene Zeitzer is an international consultant with over 30 years of experience in helping to craft effective disability policies toward full inclusion. She has worked in some 15 developing countries - many of which were part of the former Soviet Union (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova and Poland) and/or which suffered the effects of devastating wars (Bosnia and Vietnam) or major natural disasters (Armenia). Her field work, including repeat visits over time to several of the countries to be discussed, provides the basis for commentary on the state of progress thus far and what the next steps should be. The focus of the observations will center on three key areas that are essential to social inclusion for persons with disabilities, namely, access to: (1) employment; (2) education; and (3) the built environment.

Click Here to Register
Project: GLADNET
Tuesday
October 28
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.2: Work Incentives Support Planning Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
Wednesday
October 29
Online Training | Ray Cebula
Los Angeles Review Webinar
Project: ediONLINE
Thursday
October 30
Online Training | Ray Cebula
ediONLINE 3.3: Work Incentives Long-Term Assistance Click Here to Register
Project: ediONLINE
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