Competitive Integrated Employment for People with Physical Disabilities

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Welcome to the Competitive Integrated Employment for People with Physical Disabilities Training, part of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services trainings focused on increasing Competitive Integrated Employment in Wisconsin. People with physical disabilities can overcome employment obstacles and obtain the benefits of employment.

This training will help people with physical disabilities overcome obstacles by learning about employment statistics and barriers, exploring employment supports and strategies, and understanding how to access resources and services to help them be successful in achieving competitive integrated employment.

Cost: Free

Who Is This Training For: Professionals working with people with physical disabilities.

Time: Approximately 2 Hours
After This Training,

You Will Be Able To:

  • Outline statistics, hiring benefits, and common barriers to employment for people with physical disabilities in Wisconsin.
  • Define how unemployment and low income affect physical and mental health.
  • Recognize why employment supports are important for people with physical disabilities.
  • Describe how person-centered planning, motivational interviewing, and career exploration strategies help people with physical disabilities obtain competitive integrated employment.
  • Identify how to address concerns about losing important benefits when earning income.
  • Discover long-term care services and other support available to people with physical disabilities pursuing employment.