Supported Employment: Core Refresher Training and CESP Exam

LSU Human Development Center (HDC) is offering a one-day training:
Supported Employment CORE Refresher Class
Thursday, October 12
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
LSU HDC, 411 South Prieur St, Room #452, New Orleans

This training offers a review of the fundamentals of Supported Employment (covered in the 40 Hour Core Class)
and includes a Certificate for 5.0 Hours of Continuing Education.
It is offered to assist those taking the CESP Exam to held November 8th in Baton Rouge.
To register, see HDC’s Employment Website under 5.0 Hour SE Training Dates


The Employment Support Professional Certification (CESP) Exam is hosted by Louisiana APSE and Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council (LaDDC):
Wednesday, November 8th
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
East Baton Rouge Parish Library
Main Branch Room 102
7711 Goodwood Boulevard, Baton Rouge

Click Here to Apply for the CESP
Note the CESP Registration Deadline for Baton Rouge is October 24.
The fee to take the exam is $159; however LaDDC will cover $50 of the exam cost for the first 10 applicants. (See Registration Form for details.)

About the CESP: The Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) is the first national certification program for Employment Support Professions.
To learn more about the CESP, watch the CESP Informational Webinar or visit the website Preparing for CESP Exam.

For Employment Support Professionals, CESP certification has the following benefits:

  • Increases your marketing edge with employers and businesses
  • Assures the public and consumers of your commitment to best practices

Validates your commitment to ethical and safety standards

For more information about either the training or the CESP exam, email

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