Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Webinars

Introduction to Customized Training in a Job Driven Economy

When: Wednesday, December 9, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST

This 60-minute webinar will define the concept of Customized Training (CT) as it applies to national workforce job-driven initiatives around preparing youth and adults with disabilities for work. This presentation will focus on current VR Customized Training models and practices that demonstrate VR collaboration with employers and other community partners. These partnerships and training programs fulfill employer or industry needs for skilled workers and can provide positive employment opportunities for VR consumers. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session.

Introduction to Labor Market Information in a Job-Driven Economy

When: Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST

This 60-minute webinar will examine the value of Labor Market Information (LMI) as it applies to national workforce job-driven initiatives around preparing youth and adults with disabilities for work. This presentation will focus on how VR agencies use LMI throughout various levels of the agency to inform their work with consumers and businesses. Presenters will define and discuss the impacts of traditional and real-time LMI, as well as LMI gathered from the field. The webinar will conclude with a Q&A session.

 

To register and for more information about ExploreVR webinars, visit www.explorevr.org!

Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCs) are eligible to receive CRC credits for participation in these webinars. Each webinar is worth 1 CRC credit. If you have any questions about upcoming webinars on ExploreVR, please contact Katie Allen at knowledgetranslation@umb.edu.

The Job Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JD-VRTAC) is funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration. Project partners include Jobs for the Future, The University of Arkansas CURRENTSThe University of Washington, The US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), Association of University Centers on Disabilities, and Bobby Silverstein at Power, Pyles, Sutter, & Verville.