This 12–hour distance delivered course provides an overview of Customized Employment and the Discovery process, an alternative to traditional comparative vocational assessment procedures. Customized Employment is to assist individuals with significant disabilities to obtain competitive, integrated employment.
Participants will learn how to complete the discovery process and develop a vocational profile and a person-centered employment plan. Case studies for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Serious Psychiatric Disabilities are provided. Participants will explore job development strategies based on the vocational profile.
This course meets DVR requirements to become a vendor of Customized Employment and Discovery services. You must be a CRP with DVR, have completed the NCES course or taken the ACRE certification in order to take this course.
The cost of this training will increase in the future as the current offering is supported through generous grant funding by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and UAA Center for Human Development funders.
The cost of this training is offered at the advertised rate at a discount generous funding from the State of Alaska and the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).
Additional funding may be available to cover the cost of the course for agencies/individuals working with individuals who experience significant psychiatric disabilities. Please contact Karen Ward at email@example.com for inquiries.
Training materials: Text books will be mailed to each paid participant or may be picked up at CHD Office (2702 Gambell St, Suite 103). Please assure that your AKTC LMS account is updated with your most current mailing address and your preferred email address --This will help us get information and texts to you in a timely manner.
Additional training materials are available online (case studies, PowerPoint, etc): After completing your payment and registration, please go to https://ttclms.remote-learner.net to access the online training materials. Login with the same username and password that were used to register for the training. Please allow for a 15 minute delay to allow the systems to process your registration information.
Access to online sessions: You will be contacted a few days prior to class with the class weblink and additional information.