Carrie Roberts, CDD Partners for Employment
Lisa Kalberg, CDD Autism Programs
Summary of Presentation:
Presentation will cover benefits and best practices of meaningful employment for people with disabilities and basic common strategies for supporting individuals with disabilities in your workplace.
The Learning Objectives Include:
• Best Practices in Disability Culture and Etiquette
• Common Employer Objections
• Useful Strategies to Support Meaningful Engagement
Abou t Our Speakers:
Carrie Roberts, M.Ed, is a Certified Employment Supports Professional. She has more than 25 years of experience supporting with people with developmental disabilities in a variety of roles. Carrie currently serves as an Education and Outreach Manager at the Center for Development and Disability where she oversees the Partners for Employment (PFE) program. The PFE team works with stakeholders to provide training opportunities, technical assistance and support with evidence-based best practices in supported employment and school-to-work transition initiatives.
Lisa Kalberg, MA is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She has worked in a variety of roles over the last ten years with the Autism Programs at the Center for Development and Disability. Her current role is Education and Outreach Manager with community training programs, including the Autism+ Program which works with community organizations to increase a sense of belonging for patrons and employees with Autism and other disabilities. She is passionate about human rights and meaningful employment for all.
Virtual Student Raffle!
Enter for a chance to win and support our student scholarship program! In lieu of payment for the monthly luncheon, please consider entering into the student raffle when you register for the event and contributing to the student scholarship fund! You will see raffle options and donation options when you register. We will conduct the drawing for the raffle prize(s) at the end of the virtual meeting. No need to be present to win.
Enter for a chance to win:
-One (1) signed copy of The Big Book of HR by authors Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell
-One (1) $15 gift cards to Bosque Brewing/Restoration Pizza - 2 gift cards will be drawn @ $15/ea
-One (1) $50 gift cards to Amazon - 2 gift cards will be drawn @ $50/ea
Make a donation during registration or visit the link below:
|Free Virtual Meeting||$ 0.00|
|Student Raffle Ticket + Free Virtual Meeting||$ 5.00|
|Student Scholarship Donation + Free Virtual Meeting||$ 10.00|
|Student Raffle Ticket + Student Scholarship Donation + Free Virtual Meeting||$ 15.00|