Transition to Integrated Employment - April Public Forum and Training Series
Rhode Island College and the Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, a federal University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, are hosting a series of public forums and workshops in 2014 focused on promoting a comprehensive approach to transition and integrated employment. The second of four series will be held on April 3 and 4, 2014 at Rhode Island College. The details are provided below. Use the link provided to register online for one or both events.
Public Forum: The State of Employment for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A National Perspective on Trends and Systems Change
Thursday, April 3, 2014, 6:30 - 9:00 PM
Alger Hall, Room 110
Rhode Island College
There is no cost to attend. Please R.S.V. P. by April 1 to received directions and a parking permit in advance.
Make it WORK: Encouraging, Supporting, and Managing Integrated Employment
- Andrew J. Imparato, JD, Executive Director, Association of University Centers on Disabilities, formerly, Senior Counsel and Disability Policy Director for the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- William Kiernan, PhD, Dean and Research Professor at the School for Global Inclusion and Social Development and Director, Institute for Community Inclusion
- John Butterworth, PhD, Director of Employment Systems Change, Institute for Community Inclusion
- Sara Murphy, Director of WorkLink, TransCen, Inc.
Presenter: Sara Murphy, Director of WorkLink, TranCen, Inc.
Rhode Island College, Providence, RI
April 4, 2014 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM (8:15 AM Registration)
Registration Fee: $15.00
Registration Deadline: March 26, 2014
Pre-registration is required; late registrations will be accepted as space permits.
In this one-day workshop, Sara Murphy will discuss how to create meaningful, individualized services that will encourage employment and support people at work and in all aspects of life. Ms. Murphy will provide case examples and strategies for braiding program supports and managing wrap-around, community-based services. Participants will leave with a new vision for day services and programmatic tools and ideas that their organizations can implement.
April Public Forum and Training Series Flyer 145 kb (PDF)
April Public Forum and Training Series Registration Form
2014 Calendar of Events