Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Focus on the Job Seeker
A. Working with People with Dual Diagnosis: Meet Jerry
B. What Annie Learned
C. Assessment Phase
D. The Vocational Profile
E. The Work Plan
F. Interviewing and Presenting Skills for the Job Seeker
G. Focus on the Job Seeker: What Did You Learn?
H. Section Summary
Section 3: Employer Engagement
A. Critical Factors for Success
B. Developing Personal Networks
C. Market, Don’t Sell
D. Meeting Employers
E. Environmental Analysis
F. Job Carving
G. A Resistant Employer
I. Employer Advisory Committees
J. Remember Jerry?
K. Employer Engagement: What Did You Learn?
L. Section Summary
Section 4: On the Job Teaching, Training & Support
A. Job Analysis
B. Training & Long Term Follow-Up
C. Developing Natural Supports
D. Long Term Supports
E. What Have You Learned?
F. Section Summary
Section 5: Conclusion
Cheryl Green M.Ed. has worked for over thirty years in the development, management and implementation of employment for individuals with the most significant disabilities. In 1981, she developed one of the first Supported Employment Programs in Washington State and has managed and run supported/customized employment agencies that served individuals with developmental and other significant disabilities. She was the Assistant Director of Washington’s federal grant funded Supported Employment Initiative. At the state and county levels, she has run citizen and employer advisory committees, written contracts and developed training and technical assistance for parent groups, teachers, special education directors, and providers of employment services. She has delivered technical assistance on customized and supported employment, public policy, financing, and program sustainability in several states. Disclosure: Cheryl Green, M.Ed. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.