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In this  two-day online INNOVATIONS  course, you will learn how Discovery is a coordinated process of assessment activities designed to give a deeper understanding of an individual and to gather information necessary to create a Discovery Report that will guide the career path. Whether a job seeker is participating in Community Prevoc, Day Habilitation, Pathway to Employment, Employment Training Program or SEMP, Discovery is the process that will guide and advance someone to the best job match. Participants who attend this full-day offering will learn about tools, techniques and strategies used to engage someone in Discovery as well as how to use Discovery information to identify supports and accommodations. Join us to gain understanding of OPWDD expectations and develop techniques to complete the OPWDD Discovery Report for ETP and Pathway to Employment. This course is intended for ALL staff who work with individuals to develop vocational activities that will lead to greater independence. 


This is a great course for staff delivering Pathway to Employment, Supported Employment, and Community Prevocational services.


This is a two-day course and you must attend both sessions to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed once the course is closed. 
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Starts Starts: 10/27/2020 9:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
This two-day online INNOVATIONS  training is a revised version of Creating Connections. Building relationships with local businesses and non-profits is key to helping people get volunteer experiences, internships, and competitive jobs. We want to make the best possible impression to ensure success for individuals and future opportunities. Preparation is the key word here, so we discuss how and what to prepare using brand new tools. We cover what to include in your business tool kit, how to get businesses talking and then follow up with real solutions. Participants will have a better understanding of how to identify potential contacts, how to speak the language of business and how to build an effective network of relationships.   

This course is designed for employment and day habilitation staff responsible for developing employment or volunteer opportunities. This is a great course for staff delivering Community Prevoc, Pathway to Employment, ETP, Supported Employment, and Day Habilitation services.


This is a two-day course and you must attend both days to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed after the course is closed.


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Starts Starts: 10/29/2020 1:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
Taking the first steps to explore the world of work can be intimidating. This training guides staff through the process of designing and implementing a Community-Based Prevocational program that helps individuals take the first steps in their employment journey with confidence. Participants will explore topics including prevocational activities, appropriate staffing, billing options, and accurate service documentation. 


This course is designed for ALL staff involved in providing day habilitation, residential supports, community habilitation, Prevoc, self-directed services, Care Coordination, and employment services.
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Starts Starts: 10/29/2020 9:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 39 seats
Closed Enrollment
 
This is a  two-day online  INNOVATIONS course. The Discovery process is complete, you have written the Discovery Report, so what’s next? Join us as we discuss the findings within the Discovery Report and explore the concepts of positive planning to support people moving towards their goal of Employment. Participants will gain the skills to translate the Discovery Report information to create a Job Development or Vocational Development plan to support strong job matches and long-term employment success. We strongly encourage you to take Discovery prior to taking this course.



This course is intended for ALL staff who work with individuals to develop vocational activities that will lead to greater independence. This is a great course for staff delivering for Pathway to Employment, Supported Employment, and Community Prevocational staff.

This is a two-day course and you must attend both sessions to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed once the course is closed. 


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Starts Starts: 11/2/2020 1:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 2
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Location Location:
Status Status: 15 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
 
This is a  two-day online  INNOVATIONS course. Coaching happens whenever we are teaching and training someone to do something. This course intends to help DSPs understand the process of Job Coaching as well as to demonstrate the tools used to teach and train. This course will explore tools and strategies used to coach, such as learning style assessments, task analyses, chaining systems, job analyses, systematic training techniques, and how to fade prompting levels. Participants will learn through hands-on practice, lecture and videos. 

This is a great course for any staff supporting people in OPWDD services. 


This is a two-day course and you must attend both sessions to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed once the course is closed.
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Starts Starts: 11/2/2020 1:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
Class full
 

Join us as we walk through a step-by-step
process of Job Development. This is a detailed training that introduces the new
OPWDD Job Development Plan as we take people through the final steps to
employment. The plan is a core piece of our services and is the new standard
for ETP and SEMP. We need businesses to be part of the process, so we offer
strategies and tactics to research and engage effectively with businesses.
Making a good impression is paramount, so we also discuss how to properly
prepare the individual from initial meetings to on-boarding and coaching.
Finally, we cover different job development tools, approaches, and agency
considerations. The participants should leave the training armed with the tools
and confidence to make great community outcomes.  
We strongly encourage you to take Basics of Business Engagement prior to
taking this course. 




This training is designed for ETP or SEMP staff. 




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Starts Starts: 11/3/2020 9:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: 1 open seat left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
 
Taking the first steps to explore the world of work can be intimidating. This training guides staff through the process of designing and implementing a Community-Based Prevocational program that helps individuals take the first steps in their employment journey with confidence. Participants will explore topics including prevocational activities, appropriate staffing, billing options, and accurate service documentation. 


This course is designed for ALL staff involved in providing day habilitation, residential supports, community habilitation, Prevoc, self-directed services, Care Coordination, and employment services.
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Starts Starts: 11/4/2020 9:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
Class full
 
This two-day online INNOVATIONS  training is a revised version of Creating Connections. Building relationships with local businesses and non-profits is key to helping people get volunteer experiences, internships, and competitive jobs. We want to make the best possible impression to ensure success for individuals and future opportunities. Preparation is the key word here, so we discuss how and what to prepare using brand new tools. We cover what to include in your business tool kit, how to get businesses talking and then follow up with real solutions. Participants will have a better understanding of how to identify potential contacts, how to speak the language of business and how to build an effective network of relationships.   

This course is designed for employment and day habilitation staff responsible for developing employment or volunteer opportunities. This is a great course for staff delivering Community Prevoc, Pathway to Employment, ETP, Supported Employment, and Day Habilitation services.


This is a two-day course and you must attend both days to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed after the course is closed.


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Starts Starts: 11/5/2020 9:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: 12 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
 
Join this two-day online INNOVATIONS course to see how the future of employment services for people with disabilities is expanding! Gather to explore and learn about OPWDD’s Employment First philosophy and the values, skills, and processes that will lead to greater community employment outcomes. Workshop participants will gain understanding about changes to policies, regulations and strategies to support community engagement. 

This course is designed for ALL staff involved in providing day habilitation, residential supports, community habilitation, Prevoc, self-directed services, Care Coordination, and employment services.

This is a two-day course and you must attend both sessions to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed once the course is closed. 
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Starts Starts: 11/5/2020 1:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: 11 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
 
This two-day online INNOVATIONS  training is a revised version of Creating Connections. Building relationships with local businesses and non-profits is key to helping people get volunteer experiences, internships, and competitive jobs. We want to make the best possible impression to ensure success for individuals and future opportunities. Preparation is the key word here, so we discuss how and what to prepare using brand new tools. We cover what to include in your business tool kit, how to get businesses talking and then follow up with real solutions. Participants will have a better understanding of how to identify potential contacts, how to speak the language of business and how to build an effective network of relationships.   

This course is designed for employment and day habilitation staff responsible for developing employment or volunteer opportunities. This is a great course for staff delivering Community Prevoc, Pathway to Employment, ETP, Supported Employment, and Day Habilitation services.


This is a two-day course and you must attend both days to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed after the course is closed.


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Starts Starts: 11/9/2020 1:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
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Status Status: 21 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
 
What is ETP 101? This two-day online INNOVATIONS course is designed to increase your knowledge of the Employment Training Program (ETP), and to guide you through the application process. In addition, you will gain confidence to present ETP to job seekers and businesses. With this knowledge, you have a greater understanding of the role of ETP on the journey to employment.



This course is designed for ALL staff who are preparing individuals for paid work.



This is a two-day course and you must attend both sessions to receive credit. Due to the nature of this training, late additions will not be allowed once the course is closed.
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Starts Starts: 11/9/2020 1:30 PM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: 7 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
 
Taking the first steps to explore the world of work can be intimidating. This training guides staff through the process of designing and implementing a Community-Based Prevocational program that helps individuals take the first steps in their employment journey with confidence. Participants will explore topics including prevocational activities, appropriate staffing, billing options, and accurate service documentation. 


This course is designed for ALL staff involved in providing day habilitation, residential supports, community habilitation, Prevoc, self-directed services, Care Coordination, and employment services.
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Starts Starts: 11/12/2020 9:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Pricing Pricing:
Location Location:
Status Status: 2 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 35 seats
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