STRATEGIES FOR CREATING INCLUSIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

6.0 Social Work Continuing Education Hours Available!

Licensed Social Workers have the opportunity to earn 6.0 Continuing Education Hours by attending three courses being offered on Thursday, September 22 during the NYSRA Rehabilitation Summit. 

COURSES INCLUDE:

CRAFTING NARRATIVES FOR EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS

Carol Blessing, LMSW, Senior Extension Associate, Yang-Tan Institute on Employment & Disability, Cornell University

Stephanie Turco, LCSW, VP Direct Services & Supports, Gateway Community Industries

Resilience and person-centered approaches are cornerstones to personal recovery and career success. Learn techniques for integrating these tools into individual and group practice in order to support people as they craft their personal narratives for employment success.

 

FLAG OVER MY HEAD…FLAG OVER YOUR HEAD WHAT?

Adele Agin, LCSW, Executive Director, Lexington Center for Mental Health & Voc Services

Deaf persons communicate visually. Deaf individuals with language deprivation have unique communication needs. Join us to learn how visually assisted communication will with better communication and understanding with hearing ID consumers.

 

TOOLS FOR CHANGING THE EMPLOYMENT LANDSCAPE

Doug Ruderman, LCSW-R, Behavioral Health and Managed Care Technical Assistance Specialist, NYS Office of Mental Health

Liam McNabb, Director, Rehabilitation Services Unit, NYS Office of Mental Health

Len Statham, Project Manager, NYAPRS

Employment gurus Doug Ruderman, Liam McNabb and Len Statham examine and share insightful strategies, resources and tools to assist the rehabilitation professional in supporting individuals to achieve their career goals, overcome poverty, and develop lifestyles based on self-sufficiency.

 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

Registrants of the NYSRA Rehabilitation Summit are able to attend these courses at no additional cost. Non-registrants of the NYSRA Rehabilitation Summit must purchase and register by clicking here.

WEBINAR OPTION AVAILABLE:
In addition to the live, in-person presentation taking place during the Summit, NYSRA will be streaming the courses online via GoToWebinar for participants who do not attend the conference. Please make sure to choose your preference for attending (in-person or via webinar) in the registration process linked here.

COST (for Non-Summit Participants): $200 for all three courses or $75 per course if purchased individually)

QUESTIONS? Contact Kate Connally

518-449-2976 ext. 104 or katelyn@nyrehab.org