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.

Understanding Corporate Disability Inclusion Practices: A Service Provider Training

Summary: This interactive workshop, delivered over two 2.5 hour sessions, prepares attendees to effectively engage with and educate job seekers with disabilities around corporate disability inclusion practices 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: April 9, 2019 (Part 1); April 29, 2019 (Part 2)
Location: 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Cost: $150.00 per person
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The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

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: April 10-11; April 30-May 1; May 21-22; June 12-13; June 18-19, 2019
Locations: Throughout Massachusetts (see link for exact locations)
Cost: $250.00 per person
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Supporting the Career Development of College Students with Mental Health Conditions

Summary: This 2 hour workshop will provide employment service providers and college staff an overview of how mental health conditions can impact the educational and employment skill development of college students as well as key strategies for providers to help students achieve their main goals. Reasonable accommodations, wellness management and supervisory strategies will be discussed.
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: May 7, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: 333 South Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Cost: $75.00 per person
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For Businesses

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.

For Providers

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.

Trainings


Supporting the Career Development of College Students with Mental Health Conditions (2 hours)

Today’s college students, also known as the igeneration, are accomplished, tech natives and driven. Yet as many as 30% live with mental health conditions that can challenge their career path through college and beyond. This…  Read More >

Supporting Employees with Mental Health Challenges

Supporting employees with mental health challenges is a return on investment as mental health disorders cost the global economy $1 trillion each year in lost productivity. Despite this face, workplaces and supervisors struggle on how…  Read More >

Disability Etiquette (1 hour)

This highly requested workshop has attendees explore and exercise best practices and tips for engaging people with all types of disabilities in both personal and professional settings. Through the use of mini-lectures, videos, and case…  Read More >

Conducting Performance Discussions with Employees with Disabilities (1 hour)

Disability Etiquette training is recommended as a prerequisite This targeted workshop gives clarity and confidence to supervising professionals in preparation for and during performance reviews with employees with disabilities. Participants will receive a concise review…  Read More >

Interviewing Candidates with Disabilities (1 hour)

Disability Etiquette training is recommended as a prerequisite This targeted workshop gives clarity and confidence to hiring professionals in preparation for and during interviews with candidates with disabilities. Through the use of mini-lecture, large and…  Read More >

Consulting Services

For Employers

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.

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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.

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