Event Calendar


Oct2

Getting to Work: Transportation and Coordination of Supports - Northeast

9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Medina, OH

Cross training that will focus on multi-agency collaboration, including how service and transportation decisions are determined

Takeaways from the Training

  • High level overview of Ohio Employment First and foundational information of eachsystem including funding mechanisms
  • Description of supported employment services including how to transition from DODD to OOD and back using plain language, not systems language Transportation and resources
  • Understand systems from person-centered perspective and follow individual throughservices using real world examples
  • How to collaborate and improve relationships at the local level

Audience SSAs, VR Counselors, VR Coordinators, Supervisors from both systems, and Ohio Mobility Managers

Facilitators Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Supported Employment and Transition Unit Staff, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Employment and Community Life Engagement Regional Project Managers, and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Mobility Managers

More Information: Website | Email

Oct15

Getting to Work: Transportation and Coordination of Supports - Northwest

9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Bowling Green, OH

Cross training that will focus on multi-agency collaboration, including how service and transportation decisions are determined

Takeaways from the Training

  • High level overview of Ohio Employment First and foundational information of eachsystem including funding mechanisms
  • Description of supported employment services including how to transition from DODD to OOD and back using plain language, not systems language Transportation and resources
  • Understand systems from person-centered perspective and follow individual throughservices using real world examples
  • How to collaborate and improve relationships at the local level

Audience SSAs, VR Counselors, VR Coordinators, Supervisors from both systems, and Ohio Mobility Managers

Facilitators Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Supported Employment and Transition Unit Staff, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Employment and Community Life Engagement Regional Project Managers, and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Mobility Managers

More Information: Website | Email

Oct16

Building Job Development Performance

9:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
Columbus, OH

Job Development is a service that can help someone find a job in the community. Come get trained in some basics in helping people with disabilities find jobs. Attendees can expect to receive an overview of the service, best practices from experts in the field, and real life examples of how to help people. Information will be suitable for beginners and people who have been providing supported employment services for a while too.

Topics will include:

  • Core Beliefs and Philosophy Regarding Employment for People with Disabilities
  • Overview of Systems in Ohio
  • Intake Meeting: Creating the Plan for Employment
  • Person Centered Planning; What is everyone’s role?
  • The Responsibilities of the Job Developer
  • Employer Engagement / Sales Strategies
  • Job Accommodations / Job Re-structuring
  • Job Coaching / On-going Support
  • Maintaining Relationships with Employers
  • Next Steps and Contact Information

More Information: Website | Email

Oct23

Getting to Work: Transportation and Coordination of Supports - Southeast

9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Logan, OH

Cross training that will focus on multi-agency collaboration, including how service and transportation decisions are determined

Takeaways from the Training

  • High level overview of Ohio Employment First and foundational information of eachsystem including funding mechanisms
  • Description of supported employment services including how to transition from DODD to OOD and back using plain language, not systems language Transportation and resources
  • Understand systems from person-centered perspective and follow individual throughservices using real world examples
  • How to collaborate and improve relationships at the local level

Audience SSAs, VR Counselors, VR Coordinators, Supervisors from both systems, and Ohio Mobility Managers

Facilitators Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Supported Employment and Transition Unit Staff, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Employment and Community Life Engagement Regional Project Managers, and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Mobility Managers

More Information: Website | Email

Oct29

Getting to Work: Transportation and Coordination of Supports - Southwest

9:30 am - 3:30 pm EST
Lebanon, OH

Cross training that will focus on multi-agency collaboration, including how service and transportation decisions are determined

Takeaways from the Training

  • High level overview of Ohio Employment First and foundational information of eachsystem including funding mechanisms
  • Description of supported employment services including how to transition from DODD to OOD and back using plain language, not systems language Transportation and resources
  • Understand systems from person-centered perspective and follow individual throughservices using real world examples
  • How to collaborate and improve relationships at the local level

Audience SSAs, VR Counselors, VR Coordinators, Supervisors from both systems, and Ohio Mobility Managers

Facilitators Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Supported Employment and Transition Unit Staff, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) Employment and Community Life Engagement Regional Project Managers, and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Mobility Managers

More Information: Website | Email