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Colby Family Employment Awareness Training CANCELLED

Families Together, Inc.

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8:30 AM - Friday, October 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM (CDT)

Colby Family Employment Awareness Training   CANCELLED

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Type End Quantity
Part 1 - October 17 - Building the Dream of Employment Ended Free  
Part 2 - October 30 - Identifying and Accessing Employment Resources Ended Free  
Part 1 & 2 (Both Days - October 17 & 30) Ended Free  

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Event Details

 Register for one or both days! 

Training begins at 8:30 AM and ends at 4:00 PM

FEAT is provided free of charge – lunch, snacks, training materials and a resource CD will be provided to attendees.

May 2 - Part 1: Building the Dream of Employment
  • FEAT and state policy supporting employment of persons with disabilities;
  • Different possibilities for employment and the success stories of Kansans with disabilities;
  • The family/parent role in supporting employment; and,
  • School and healthcare transition.

This all-day training will include lecture, small-group activities, a youth/young adult break-out session on brainstorming your passion and job development, and an afternoon of rotating small groups with the following guests from your community:

  • Employees with disabilities working in integrated and competitive environments;
  • Employers and managers who support employees with disabilities; and,
  • Entrepreneurs with disabilities who own their own businesses.

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May 8- Part 2: Identifying and Accessing Employment Resources 
  • On-the-job support resources for employees and employers;
  • Federal and state funding, services, benefits, programs, and organizations related to employment; and,
  • Federal and state anti-discrimination laws.

This all-day training will include lecture, small-group activities, a youth/young adult break-out session on self-advocacy and disability disclosure, and an afternoon of rotating small groups with guests from your community representing various:

  • Funding sources (e.g., cash assistance, grants, waivers, work incentives);
  • Service programs and agencies (e.g., rehabilitation services, workforce centers); and,
  • Information organizations (e.g., business start-up, assistive technology).

Don't Miss This Opportunity to Network with

  • families, 

  • employees, 

  • employers,

  • entrepreneurs, and

  • representatives from agencies and organizations providing employment resources

Have questions about Colby Family Employment Awareness Training CANCELLED? Contact Families Together, Inc.

When & Where


Colby Community College Student Union
1255 South Range
Colby, KS 67701

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 8:30 AM - Friday, October 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM (CDT)


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Families Together, Inc.

Families Together, Inc. is a statewide organization that assists parents and their sons and daughters with disabilities.  Our missions is to encourage, educate, and empower families to be effective advocates for their own children.
 
Families Together, Inc. is dedicated to a society that includes and values all people.  We offer families the security of belonging to a support network of other parents that face similar goals, challenges and needs.

www.familiestogetherinc.org

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