Wednesday, November 28, 2018

OADS has developed a new Maine Career Planning Tool and training begins in January 2019!

Workforce Development Systems/Employment for ME

OADS has developed a new Maine Career Planning Tool and training begins in January 2019!

To become certified to deliver the service under the waivers, you must attend ALL of the following events and complete homework assignments. Upon successful completion you will be added to Maine’s Career Planning Registry.

If you are currently certified to provide DPG you can join us for Webinar 2 (No cost but registration is required. A separate invite has been sent.)

Presented by:
Lisa Sturtevant, OADS
Debbie Gilmer, Syntiro
Frank Geagan, OADS

Fee: $100 covers materials, webinars, and class time (lunch is on your own 1/18/19)
January 10, 2019 Webinar One: 1:00-3:00 pm (log in information will be sent with confirmation of your enrollment)

January 18, 2019 Class from 9:00-4:00 pm (University of Maine at Augusta 190 Jewett Hall and lunch will be on your own)

January 24, 2019 Webinar Two: 1:00-3:00 pm

January 31, 2019 Webinar Three: 1:00-3:00 pm


About Career Planning

Career Planning is a person-centered service that assists a person with a disability to identify a career direction and develop a plan for achieving competitive, integrated, individual employment or self-employment at or above the State’s minimum wage.

Assistance in identifying skills, priorities, and capabilities determined through an individualized discovery process are documented in a final Career Plan that is used for a referral to Vocational Rehabilitation.

This service requires staff to attend 12 hours of training and receive ongoing support through the Department.

OADS has developed a new Maine Career Planning Tool and training beginning in January 2019.

In order to register for the training staff must be currently certified as Work Support or Employment Specialists and the Provider must be enrolled to provide Career Planning under Maine Care Section 18, 20, 21 or 29.

For questions about staff qualifications contact debbie@syntiro.org. For Provider enrollment in this service contact lisa.d.sturtevant@maine.gov.

To register: https://www.cvent.com/events/maine-s-new-career-planning-series/registration-e88a5e2ba98a4b17b44ac218c07d8ba2.aspx?fqp=true

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