Auburn Regional Meeting, October 8, 2014 (10 am - 12 pm)
Location: Auburn University, Center for Disability Research and Service, 215 S Donahue Drive, Auburn, AL
This presentation will cover AT to support individuals with intellectual disabilities in the employment settings. One focus of the presentation will be on using different Apps for supports. The presentation will also focus on real life scenarios and how to adapt AT to get the job done. Sometimes adapting AT is necessary to accommodate a specific opportunity. Come learn how to adapt the right tool for the right job. Print the flyer (PDF)
Customized Employment Job Coach Training, November 5-7, 2014
Moving Employment First Forward - Certificate-Based Job Coach Training, Taught by Virginia Commonwealth University
Location: Embassy Suites, 2300 Woodcrest Place Birmingham, AL 3520
This training is appropriate for all new job coaches, Disability Resource Coordinators, and other professionals working for community rehabilitation programs, mental health agencies, schools, Alabama Career Center system and other interested in supported/customized employment. This training is dedicated to making job coaches and other placement professionals more successful in achieving employment outcomes for individuals with significant disabilities. Should registrations/applications exceed 50, priority will be given to community rehabilitation and provider agencies funded by the Alabama Department of Mental Health as well as staff affiliated with the Disability Employment Initiative. Others will be accommodated based on availability. Print the training flyer (PDF)
To Register Electronically: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e9n2hvcc13554cc7&oseq=&c=&ch=
Alabama & National APSE are partnering to offer the first national certification program for Employment Support professionals!
Date & Time: November 17, 2014 |
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Job coaches, job developers, transition employment specialists, job placement personnel, and employment specialists/consultants can earn the designation of Certified Employment Support Professionals (CESP) by passing the national CESP examination. Print the CESP Exam Flyer (PDF)
CESP Exam Application (Print Pdf)
AL-APSE 2015 Save the Date! AL-APSE 2015 Conference
Renaissance Riverview Plaza
Agencies partner to offer innovative Project SEARCH program
Seeks to secure competitive employment for students with developmental disabilities
By Kristi Gates and Peggy Olson, Alabama Department of Mental Health Outlook
When 11 high school seniors in the Montgomery area leave for school each morning, they are actually going to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery to participate in a unique school-to-work program called Project SEARCH. Read the full text article.
AL-APSE Seeks Board Members
The AL-APSE, The Network on Employment was formed in 1997 as a chapter of APSE, The Network on Employment. It is our goal to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons with disabilities through employment with supports (supported employment). AL-APSE is a membership organization with members from all part of Alabama. This website is designed as an Internet resource to:
8228 Royal Oak Court
Montgomery, AL 36117
This site is made possible by a grant from the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities