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


Disability Awareness: What is Disability & Why it Matters to Business (1 hour)

This highly informative module examines current disability statistics, ADA definitions, and the value proposition for employing individuals with disabilities. Together, participants collaborate and document the positive impact including individuals with disabilities in your specific company’s…  Read More >

Disability Sensitivity (Pick a Disability) (1 hour)

This highly interactive and impactful workshop examines the common fears, misconceptions and stereotypes that surround people with disability. This experience demonstrates how easily emotional reactions to disabilities can be transferred to the work setting, and…  Read More >

Understanding Corporate Disability Inclusion Practices: A Service Provider Training (5 hours)

This interactive workshop, delivered over two 2.5 hour sessions, prepares attendees to increase their comfort level and expertise with disability in addition to effectively engaging with and educating job seekers with disabilities around corporate disability…  Read More >

The Nuts and Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits & PASS Basics (16 hours)

This consecutive 2-day training  consists of the same subject matters described in The Nuts and Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits and The PASS Plan Intensive. This training is typically…  Read More >

The Nuts and Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits (12 hours)

This 12-hour training provides a comprehensive training on both Social Security disability benefit programs (SSI and SSDI), work incentives and health insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) associated with each program, and other public benefits that are…  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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