ODEN Disability Awareness and Confidence Training – Employment Service Providers

$44.25

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The Disability Awareness & Confidence Training (DACT) for Employment Service Providers (ESP) will prepare staff to confidently support people who have a disability. It explains the benefits of inclusive hiring practices and dispels the misconception and myths that frequently surround people who have a disability. This course will also prepare ESP staff to help employers onboard new employees who have a disability, with confidence.

Course Description

Learning objectives

  • The importance of language — an introduction to people-first terminology
  • Dispelling myths that create biases and barriers
  • Understanding disability:
    •  What it is
    • What disability looks like in Canada — the facts
    • Types of disabilities- an introduction to disabilities and a general overview of attributes
  • Basic guidelines for supporting people who have a disability
  • Understanding the Business Case for Hiring Inclusively
  • Creating and Supporting Inclusive Workplaces

Audience: This training is appropriate for employment service providers and any other human service organization staff who have minimal experience supporting people who have a disability.

Length:  Approximately 1.5 hours depending on user pace.

Certificate: A certificate will be available after you successfully complete the course and the evaluation.

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