Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Any Time
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
Virginia Commonwealth University
Instructor
Eight different speakers

Training Overview Description

RRTC on Physical Disabilities State of the Science Conference
September 26 - 27, 2017
Archive Information

The 2017 State of the Science Conference on the Employment of People with Physical Disabilities presented research on employment effective policies, practices, and interventions to improve the employment outcomes of people with physical disabilities. The conference was designed to discuss issues and implications from the new knowledge gained from our disability employment research activities. Along with presentations by prominent speakers, expert panels took place which provided lively discussions around empowering individuals with physical disabilities to access quality employment, independence, and integration into society. Titles and descriptions of the conference sessions are listed below.

Event-specific Details

RRTC on Physical Disabilities State of the Science Conference
September 26 - 27, 2017
Archive Information

Register to access the archived video recordings

The 2017 State of the Science Conference on the Employment of People with Physical Disabilities presented research on employment effective policies, practices, and interventions to improve the employment outcomes of people with physical disabilities. The conference was designed to discuss issues and implications from the new knowledge gained from our disability employment research activities. Along with presentations by prominent speakers, expert panels took place which provided lively discussions around empowering individuals with physical disabilities to access quality employment, independence, and integration into society. Titles and descriptions of the conference sessions are listed on the linked page.
KEYNOTE
People with Physical Disabilities Speak out About They Want and Need to Know About Employment: Results from a Focus Group Study

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
People with Physical Disabilities Respond Regarding Their Barriers and Facilitators to Employment
Personal Experiences with Customized Employment
Setting a Future Agenda

BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Work Incentive Counseling: A Key Employment Support for Social Security
Employment and Life Experiences of Veterans with Amputation
Measuring Quality Indicators of Employment Success Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Improvement and Use of Social Skills in the Labor Market for People with Physical Disabilities
Promoting and Enhancing Self-Determination in People with Disabilities
What People with Physical Disabilities Want and Need to Know About Employment: Research Findings from a National Survey

Traumatic Brain Injury
Trauma
Statewide Employment Services Training
FASD
Developmental Disabilities
Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Aging/Alzheimers and Other Dementia
All Tribal Services/Tribal Government
All Substance Abuse
All Senior Services
All Public Safety
All Housing
All Health Care
All Education K-12 & Postsecondary faculty, staff, and students
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Developmental Disabilities
All Child Welfare
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Administrative Support Services

Registration Information

RRTC on Physical Disabilities State of the Science Conference
September 26 - 27, 2017
Archive Information

Register to access the archived video recordings