Did you know that the Job Accommodation Network (JAN) offers webcasts at no cost? Gather your employees together in a room for live, in-service training. Educate yourself, management, and other employees on disability etiquette, assistive technologies, management techniques, and the latest on accommodations and the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). All Webcasts begin at 1 pm and are 1 hour.
A few upcoming webcast topics are...
Dec. 14, 2010 - Customized Employments. In this session, strategies and suggestions will be provided, including identifying natural workplace supports, using assistive technology, and negotiating employment tasks, to help you best serve individuals who have typically been excluded from the traditional workforce.
Jan. 11, 2011 - A Look at Return to Work. This session will showcase best practices in developing effective return to work and stay at work procedures for employees with disabilities or medical conditions.
Feb. 8, 2011 - Current Events in Accomodation. Tune in and stay up-to-date on current events in job accommodation, including tough accommodation situations, tricky ADA issues, and technology challenges.
To register for these free webcasts, visit: http://prod.askjan.org/webcast/registration.cfm
For additional information and resources on Workforce Readiness, contact TAHRA's Worforce Readiness Chair, Belen Burkhalter at eat0@eau0eav0eaw0.