Date: Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern
Cost: $35 per each session registration.
For those who want a certificate of participation and/or 1.5 credit hour for Commission for Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) an additional $35 applies (**please note that it has been submitted to CRCC for review and approval).
Register now for Part 1 of our 3 part series on Everyone Wins! Engaging Employers to Hire People with Disabilities
This 3-part webinar series will provide methodologies, strategies, and tools for Employment Consultants to manage the employer engagement process to achieve stronger employer relationships. This workshop is intended to promote coordination among Employment Consultants who work with local employers to offer consistent, quality employment services. The information in this webinar series is based on the U.S. Dept. of Labor Office on Disability and Employment Policy’s (ODEP) Employer Economic Impact Study. This national study provided employers’ perspectives on the benefits and economic impact of employment services including customized employment when hiring job candidates with disabilities.
Part 1: How Employment Programs Economically Benefit Employers
This webinar shares employer perspectives on how employment programs that support job seekers with disabilities economically benefit businesses. Employers describe how customized employment has had a direct economic impact on their overall operation. Specific, measurable benefits that Employment Consultants can use to describe their services will also be presented.
The following webinar objectives will be covered:
1. Defining Economic Impact and Benefits to Employers
2. Employer Economic Impact and Benefits of Employment Programs that support employees with a disability
3. Employer Economic Impact and Benefits of Customized Employment Programs
Remember to register for:
Part 2: Approaching Employers and Developing Long Term Partnerships – Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Part 3: Assessing the Economic Impact and Benefit of Your Employment Programs – Tuesday, August 6, 2019
All Sessions are 90 minutes and begin at 2:00 PM Eastern. You must register individually for each session.
Dale Verstegen, a Senior Research Associate at TransCen, Mr. Verstegen is assigned to a range of research, training, and technical assistance projects related to transition and employment services. Mr. Verstegen provides consultation and training in the areas of program development, performance management, marketing, and job development. Mr. Verstegen has developed curricula and provided training on supported and customized employment for a wide range of universities and state agencies. He has also provided field-based technical assistance to hundreds of Employment Consultants and Transition Specialists throughout the country in the area of job development and employer partnerships. Given his business background and having been an employer, Mr. Verstegen has focused his research, writing, and trainings on the provision of employment services to the employer community. Mr. Verstegen has his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and is currently the President of the Board of Directors of the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE).
- Will be presented on the GotoWebinar platform
- A telephone option will be available
Will be available prior to the scheduled date.
Continuing Education Recognition *Pending*
- Certificate of Participation
- Commission for Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) 1.5 Clock Hours
Certificate of Participation or CRCC credit hour can only be awarded for those participating during the original broadcast of the webinar.