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Employment for ALL: Getting & keeping jobs for people with disability
August 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
We get a lot more than a pay cheque from having a job. Paid work can increase our skills, knowledge, confidence and networks. However, as real jobs for people with disability are often elusive and employment rates are very low, it is timely to take a day to reflect on how this could be different.
In this seminar Michael Callahan will explain how to customise employment, the process of ‘discovery’ and the benefits of ‘systematic instruction’ or job coaching for people with disabilities. He will also address the significant barriers to real work for people and provide families and workers with proven and practical strategies for assisting people to plan for, seek out and sustain employment.
About the presenter:
Michael Callahan has consulted throughout the US, Canada & Europe in the area of employment and transition for the past thirty five years. His current work focuses primarily on Customized Employment, Discovery and Systematic Instruction and Job Coaching for adults and youth with disabilities. His work includes assisting people to start micro-enterprises.
Michael has worked with Marc Gold & Associates (MG&A) since 1979.
For more information about MG&A : http://www.marcgold.com
Who should attend?
If you want to explore how to start with the person and design a work role that is made to measure, meaningful and valued by society this is a day not to be missed. People with disability, family members, supporters and people who work with people with disability in paid roles will all benefit from attending this seminar.
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