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Supporting Meaningful Employment: Job Retention and Coaching Mini-Certificate

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Job Retention and Coaching is one of three SME mini-certificate series offered to earn an ACRE certificate. This is an in-person training series instructed by professionals with experience managing and supporting employment services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Work Pays! An Introduction to SSI Work Incentives for Youth

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This free session will share information on work incentives for youth receiving Social Security benefits.

An Evening at Roger Williams Park Zoo

We are celebrating our 30th anniversary and our 2024 Access for All Abilities Mini Grant recipients with an ice cream social!

IECMH & Reflective Practice: Reflective Supervision/Consultation Training

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This Community of Practice in IECMH in Early Intervention training is for professionals who are familiar with core IECMH principles and reflective practices and want to deepen their capacity to apply reflective principles within supervision/consultation settings. We will discuss the central role of relationships, respect, and cultural humility within reflective supervision. This training is aligned with six IMH-Competencies and helps fulfill Reflective Supervision Training requirements for earning and maintaining IECMH-Endorsement®. Facilitated by Susan Dickstein, PhD, IECMH-E®.

Working With Benefits - Yes, You Can!

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Presented by a certified work incentives counselor, in this session you will learn about specific work incentives and other related information. This session will be of values to individuals receiving SSI or SSDI, and anyone considering working while on benefits.

Self-Directed Supports Network June Meeting

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Learn about the new bulletin for employing Direct Support Professionals in the Self-Direction Model, as well as other updates related to Self-Directed Support employees, and have a chance to ask questions. Assistant Director Heather Mincey and Coordinator of Self-Direction Jackie Camilloni, both of the Division of Developmental Disabilities at the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, will join us.

Independent Facilitation Upskilling and Reskilling: Foundations Part 1

This session will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on four dates: Friday, June 28; Saturday, June 29; Thursday, July 18; and Saturday, July 20. Topics will include Roles and Responsibilities; HIPAA; Life Domains; and Monitoring. Lunch will be provided.

Promoting Progress for Students with Disabilities: Instructional Practices and Belonging

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We are partnering with the Sargent Center for this summer professional development opportunity for special education administrators and educators – teams or individuals. Timara Davis, Ph.D., and Steven Prater, M.A., from American Institutes for Research will lead discussions on instructional practices and fostering a sense of belonging for students with disabilities.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Overview

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Presented by a certified work incentives counselor, sessions will be of value to individuals receiving SSI or anyone looking for a basic introduction to SSI disability-related work incentives.