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.

This mini-certificate series teaches the skills of job retention and coaching. To earn a certificate, learners are required to attend the modules and mentor/fieldwork sessions listed below and satisfactorily complete one fieldwork assignment. Each module is 3.5 hours and takes place at the Sherlock Center. The mentor/fieldwork sessions are two hours and take place using Zoom. 

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Job Retention and Coaching schedule:

  • May 9 (9 - 11 a.m.) - Orientation and Mentor/Fieldwork Session 1  (ZOOM)
  • May 16 (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Module 1: Foundations in Community Employment Services and Supports
  • May 23 (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Module 6: Employment Law, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Disability Disclosure
  • May 30 (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Module 10: Job Retention and Coaching l – Foundations in Job Retention Success
  • June 6 (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Module 11: Job Retention and Coaching II – Teaching the Job – Task Analysis and Systematic Instruction
  • June 20 (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Module 12: Job Retention and Coaching III – Fading Support, Quality Services and Career Development
  • June 27 (9 - 11 a.m.) - Mentor/Fieldwork Session 4 – Job Retention and Coaching (ZOOM)

Reasonable accommodation/language request:
If you need a reasonable accommodation (e.g., ASL interpreter), materials in an alternate format (e.g. large print) or information in a language other than English to fully participate in this event, please indicate your request on the registration form.

Upcoming SME Trainings

These training modules are available to learners currently or previously enrolled in the Supporting Meaningful Employment (SME) Series. Learners may register for modules or mentor/fieldwork sessions needed to complete a certificate.

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  • place Sherlock Center / RI College

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.

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  • place Sherlock Center / Rhode Island College