Job Coaching:

Facilitating Independence in the Workplace

Target Audience

  • DD Support Personnel

  • DD Supervisors

  • Transition Coordinators

  • Staff that support individuals in the workforce

  • Employers interested in employing individuals with disabilities



Workshop Overview

Want to learn more about:

  • Job creation for individuals with disabilities

  • Supporting individuals with disabilities in the workforce

  • Preparing our students with disabilities to become independent employees


Through this course, participants will explore ways to evaluate worksites, assist with job acquisition, and facilitate independence for individuals with disabilities in community-based employment.

Workshop Essential Information

Monday, April 19th 2021 at 8:30am-3:30pm

2200 S US Highway 68 Urbana, Ohio, 43078

Cost:

$65.00 per person, per session for employees of districts/agencies in Madison, Champaign, Clark, Hardin, Logan and Shelby counties

$80.00 per person, per session for employees of districts/agencies in counties other than those listed above.


To Register: click on the REGISTER NOW image below

Contact Hours

Credit: 6 Contact Hours provided by the ESC


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ANY PARTICIPANT INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE CREDIT(S) MUST PARTICIPATE IN THE ENTIRE SESSION -- NO PARTIAL CREDITS WILL BE AWARDED.

ANY PARTICIPANT WISHING TO RECEIVE THEIR CERTIFICATE MUST SUBMIT A FEEDBACK SURVEY.

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About the Presenter: Patricia Kauffman, OT/L


Patricia Kauffman, OT/L, is the LIFE Skills Lab Coordinator for Madison Champaign ESC in Urbana, OH. Kauffman has spent 28 years in the school setting and owned a private practice in Worthington, OH, for 7 years. She developed the LIFE Skills Lab at MCESC in 2016 and has significantly expanded the program as a recipient of an ODE grant in 2018-19. She has attended TEACCH trainings including the 5-day: Adolescents & Adults Transitioning to Vocational, Residential and Community Settings. She recently presented at SST6 Best Practice Showcase 2019, OCALICON 2019, and AOTA’s 2020 national virtual conference.

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