Work Without Limits provides training and consulting for employers to help build their capacity to successfully include individuals with disabilities in their work places, as well as for employment service providers to help address some of the biggest employment challenges that people with disabilities face.
Upcoming Provider Training Opportunities
Work Without Limits is excited to announce Spring 2019 training’s for employment professionals including job developers, state agencies, college and university staff, case managers, peer specialists and rehabilitation counselors.
Summary: This consecutive one and one half day training provides a comprehensive training on both Social Security disability benefit programs (SSI & SSDI), work incentives and health insurance (Medicare & Medicaid) associated with each program and other public benefits that are available.
Audience: Employment Professionals, case managers, peer specialists & rehabilitation counselors
Dates: May 21-22; June 12-13; June 18-19, 2019
Locations: Throughout Massachusetts (see link for exact locations)
Cost: $250.00 per person
Credits: This training has been approved for 10.25 Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) hours
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Summary: This 5-hour interactive workshop prepares attendees to increase their comfort level and expertise with disability. Attendees will come away from this training with the knowledge on how to effectively engage with job seekers with disabilities around corporate disability inclusion practices, characteristics of disability inclusive employers and navigating self-identification and disclosure during the interview process.
Audience: Staff of universities and community colleges, one stop career centers, state agencies, and community-based organizations that provide job search support and placement assistance services to job and intern seeking students and adults with disabilities.
Date: August 6, 2019, 9:30am – 4:00pm
Location: University of Massachusetts Medical School, South Street Campus, 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Cost: $200.00 per person
Credits: This training has been approved for 5.0 Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) hours
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Training for employers include Disability Sensitivity, Disability Awareness, Disability Etiquette, Interviewing Candidates with Disabilities, and Conducting Performance Discussions with Employees with Disabilities. All trainings are suitable for executives, managers, supervisors, recruiters, human resources, and diversity professionals of all group sizes.
Training for employment service providers address a number of topics related to some of the biggest employment challenges that people with disabilities face including how work income affects public benefits such as Social Security Insurance (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Medicare and Medicaid. We also offer training for job developers and employment specialists on how to effectively engage employers around hiring individuals with disabilities.
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We offer robust consultative services that evaluate your company’s current status of disability inclusion employment practices. Throughout the consultative process we provide clear direction and actionable, measurable next steps to becoming an ‘Employer of Choice’ for people with disabilities. Deliverables include an assessment of current disability initiatives and employment practices, a pragmatic set of recommendations and plan of action including recommended resources to achieve success in the disability employment arena.
For Employment Service Providers and Government Agencies
We provide consulting and technical assistance to private and public organizations on: organization infrastructure development and support; develop products and materials, create branding and messaging, disseminate best practices; convene and facilitate multi-stakeholder meetings; develop databases; curriculum development, education and training, organize conferences, provide direct training, train-the-trainers; program evaluation and research, qualitative and quantitative, develop measures, data collection tools, and outcome indicators; conduct analyses of state and federal policies and generate recommendations; stakeholder outreach, engagement and ongoing support.