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Supported Employment Fundamentals (Virtual May 6-10, 2024)

This five-day, 35-hour training is organized into five modules. Each module includes several lessons, with a number of topics in each lesson. The training incorporates a combination of presentations, discussions, guest speakers, activities, exercises and field study.  Participants work individually as well as in small and large groups.

Date

May 6, 2024 - May 10, 2024

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Fees

$ 100.00 CAD (Fees) + 5% (GST) = $ 105.00 CAD (Per Person)

Training Delivery

Virtual

Virtual Training Requirements

A computer, a strong internet connection, speakers and a microphone, a webcam and a work space conducive to virtual training (quiet location).

Learning Outcomes

Following completion of this training, you will have gained:

  • Enhanced understanding, knowledge and ability to support individuals who choose employment.
  • Increased expertise, confidence and knowledge about Supported Employment models, strategies, training approaches, and best practices.
  • Improved community, business and professional networking strategies.
  • Increased capacity to deliver successful Supported Employment.

The various stages of Supported Employment including transitions, employment and career planning, job development, marketing and job coaching will all be discussed and practiced in an interactive, hands-on method. Resources and tools will be shared and developed for your specific program needs.

Instructor

This training will be taught by Nancy Gauvin is the Associate Director of Employment Services with Chilliwack Society for Community Living. Nancy has been instrumental in helping job seekers find a place in the employment world, one person at a time. Nancy came to Chilliwack Society twenty-five years ago with business experience in retail and sales. She has utilized these skills to be the driving force to increase employment equality for people with developmental disabilities.

Over the past several years Nancy has been actively involved in the Rotary @ Work project promoting the business case for community employers resulting in additional paid employment positions.

In October 2016 Nancy received the Community Social Services Employers Association Award of Excellence – Hero Award and in May 2018 Nancy became a Graduate of the National Leadership Institute through the University of Delaware.

Further Information

Please email info@bcenetwork.ca

Registration Form

This training is FULL – to be placed on a waitlist email info@bcenetwork.ca.

Date

May 6, 2024 - May 10, 2024

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Fees

$ 100.00 CAD (Fees) + 5% (GST) = $ 105.00 CAD (Per Person)

Training Delivery

Virtual

Virtual Training Requirements

A computer, a strong internet connection, speakers and a microphone, a webcam and a work space conducive to virtual training (quiet location).

Materials

Distributed electronically. Students must be able to print materials.

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