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The Power of Apprenticeship: Including People with Disabilities
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:00 PM Eastern

Through an injection of new funds, ApprenticeshipUSA is enabling states to partner with job-driven industries to develop innovative strategies to increase apprenticeship opportunities. This webinar will highlight how apprenticeship programs can enable employment service providers who support people with disabilities to foster collaboration with employers to create apprenticeship opportunities in local communities. These partnerships will offer a proven path to good, secure middle-class jobs for people with disabilities who are traditionally underrepresented in these opportunities. We will also discuss how employers might approach providing accommodations for apprentices who have disabilities.

Employer engagement: Meeting needs, adding value
Monday, September 25, 2017 2:00 PM EDT Eastern

As an Employment Service Professional, you are charged with meeting the needs of both employers and job seekers. Join Diversity Partners faculty Jeffrey Tamburo, to learn more about the importance of enhancing your value to employers in order to establish and sustain relationships. Then hear from Michelle Krefft, Resource Manager for Business Services for Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services, as she describes her real world experiences with employers, along with strategies to assess and meet the needs of businesses.

Including Job Seekers with Disabilities in the Workforce Development System: Implementing Section 188
Thursday, June 29, 2017 2:00 PM Eastern

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) has presented a new challenge to workforce development professionals: affirmatively recruit and offer services to more job seekers with disabilities. This webinar will highlight information from the Diversity Partners online modules that can help workforce development professionals achieve greater inclusion of job seekers with disabilities.

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Diversity Partners National Launch
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 2:00 PM Eastern

The official National Launch of Diversity Partners!

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The Do's and Don'ts of Engaging with Employers
Monday, December 05, 2016 3:00:00 PM EST

As an employment services professional, building relationships with employers is a critical skill to help job seekers with disabilities find work. This relationship usually begins with a conversation about employer needs, and/or the qualifications of a job seeker to meet those needs. Join Diversity Partners faculty Kathleen Lee, and Rick Laferriere, Lead Manager of Workforce Initiatives at CVS Health, for an interactive presentation on the “dos” and “don’ts” of engaging with employers on behalf of job seekers with disabilities.

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