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HDC Employment First Initiative

 

40 Hour Employment First CORE Training Certificate

LSUHSC-Human Development Center (HDC) in collaboration with Louisiana APSE is providing statewide Employment Specialist Core Training. This 40-hour training meets LRS vendor training requirements and Medicaid Employment provider rules. This comprehensive training incorporates national APSE’s CORE Supported Employment Competencies and includes three full days of classroom instruction and fieldwork assignments. Training topics include a variety of essential components and topics including; job development/marketing, assessment/discovery, job-site training, fading supports, WIOA, CMS Medicaid settings rule and SSA benefits and impact of earnings.

Class hours are 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The fee for this class is $400 and includes training materials, presentation handouts, access to resources and a certificate of completion will be issued once identified course assignments have been completed and reviewed. The fee is $350 for Louisiana APSE members.

 

  • Baton Rouge at UpLIFTD 1979 Beaumont Avenue
    • March 26-28, 2019
       
  • New Orleans at LSU HDC 411 South Prieur Street
    • April 16-18, 2019
       
  • Lafayette, LA at LRS Regional Office, 825 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Brandywine VI, Suite 350
    • May 21-23, 2019 

 

     –>>  Click here to register for 40 Hour Core Training  <<–

If you would like to discuss scheduling an Employment First Core training in your region, please send an email to Sue Killam, M.Ed., CESP or Laura Stazio, M. Sc. Eng., CESP

 

5.0 Hour SE Continuing Education Training

These training classes, co-sponsored by Louisiana APSE,  meet LRS/LWC and OCDD guidelines for Community Rehabilitation Providers and their staff. Each of these classes counts as 5.0 hours of Continuing Education for LRS/LWC, OCDD, and CESP renewal accreditation. The LRS requirement for staff for renewal of vendorship is 20 hours every three years. Each class takes place on one day scheduled from 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM. The fee for these classes is $100 per training class, $75 for Louisiana APSE members.

 

  • Baton Rouge, LA at UpLIFTD, 1979 Beaumont Avenue
    • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - Employment First History, Policy, and Funding
    •  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Assessment, Job Development, and Placement
    • Thursday, March 28, 2019 - SSA Benefits, Job Site Training, and Natural Supports

     

  • New Orleans, LA at LSU HDC, 411 South Prieur Street
    • Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - Employment First History, Policy, and Funding
    •  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - Assessment, Job Development, and Placement
    • Thursday, April 18, 2019 - SSA Benefits, Job Site Training, and Natural Supports
     
  • Lafayette, LA at LRS Regional Office, 825 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Brandywine VI, Suite 350
    • Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Employment First History, Policy, and Funding
    •  Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - Assessment, Job Development, and Placement
    • Thursday, May 23, 2019 - SSA Benefits, Job Site Training, and Natural Supports


–>>  Click here to register for one or more of the 5 Hour Continuing Education Trainings  <<–
 

Please send an email to Sue Killam, M.Ed, CESP or Laura Stazio, M. Sc., CESP if you would like to schedule any additional 5 Hour SE Training Classes in your region.

 

 

 

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