Employment & Transition Services
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Networks offers a variety of services designed to increase overall knowledge, skills, and experiences, with contemporary and innovative employment development and support strategies. Specifically, we assist organizational and community growth by providing training and consultation to staff, families, people with disabilities, employers, teachers, paraprofessionals and others interested in contemporary trends and best practices in employment supports. We strive to build competencies in employment support professionals, teachers, and others through workshops, ADA consultation, and training in current customized employment trends, practical strategies, and diversity.
ACRE stands for Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators
One of the growing and expanding trainings offered through ACRE is the ACRE Employment Certificate. The ACRE Certificate Course is taught nationwide by trainers and other organizations who have undergone a rigorous curriculum review process that meets specific competency guidelines related to employment of people with disabilities. Most ACRE Certificate providers are universities and training organizations. Networks is pleased to be among the trainers and educators who are able to provide this training for you and your staff.
The CESP Certification is a nationally accredited Certification issued through APSE that distinguishes employment support professionals who have shown they have the skill and competence to perform the requirements of the job. APSE is a membership organization, and is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Regularly Scheduled Employment Events...
We offer a variety of workshops and events focused on providing information about best practices and strategies for employment support professionals and organizations. We also offer supports to organizations interested in promoting change in their services to encourage the adoption and promotion of employment 1st principles. See what is up and coming here
Employment 1st Initiative
Networks has a long-standing history of assisting organizations, communities, and systems in implementing initiatives and adopting change to promote true inclusion for all members of our communities. This is especially true in regards to our support of the Employment 1st Initiative locally, statewide, and nationally (in collaboration with APSE).
Employer / Business Assistance
From general sessions/presentations such as Employer Breakfast meetings, webinars, Employer Recognition, and more to individualized consultation addressing specific needs of your business, Networks is able to provide the information you need to create welcoming workspaces and business environments for all.
EmployStat is a web-based data system designed to track employment outcomes for those individuals employed through Community Integrated Competitive Supported Employment.
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As usual, you were right on target with the speakers and topics. The Symposium is always a great place to get current on trends in disability employment