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40 Hour Employment First CORE Training Certificate

Two NEW 40 hour training session formats to be offered!

1) Live Virtual Training

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the on-going need for staff training, HDC will be moving the 40-hour Employment First CORE training to an online platform. This comprehensive training incorporates national APSE’s CORE Supported Employment Competencies and includes online sessions, fieldwork assignments, and online quizzes. 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.

List of training topics and sessions:

  • Topic 1 – History and Policy - 2 hours
  • Topic 2 -  Assessment P1 & P2 - 3 hours
  • Topic 3 – Job Development P1 & P2 - 3 hours
  • Topic 4 – Job Site Training P1 & P2 - 3 hours
  • Topic 5 – Employment First Funding - 2 hours
  • Topic 6 – Social Security and Work Incentives P1 & P2 - 3 hours
  • Topic 7 – Louisiana Rehabilitation Services & Quality Indicators P1 & P2 - 3 hours

The fee for the entire session is $400 and includes training materials, presentation handouts, access to resources and a certificate of completion issued once all sessions, course assignments, and session test(s) have been completed and reviewed. The fee is $350 for Louisiana APSE members.

LSU Health Human Development Center is one of 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service across the United States.  HDC has been providing training and technical assistance throughout Louisiana for decades. This online training meets LRS vendor training requirements and Medicaid Employment provider rules.

This training will begin with Assessment P1 on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM. Future sessions time and dates will be provided upon registration.

Click here to register

If you have any questions, please send an email to Sue Killam or Laura Stazio

 

2) In-Person Training

HDC will provide an In-Person Training limited to the first 10 registrants at the Human Development Center, 411 South Prieur Street, New Orleans, LA. Face masks will be required and social distancing guidelines will be in effect.

August 18, 19, & 20, 2020 (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Click here to register

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.

If you have any questions, please send an email to Sue Killam or Laura Stazio

 

 

 

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