Public Resource Center

20221018 | Forming and Sustaining Partnerships to Improve Employment of People with Disabilities 

10-18-2022 12:20 PM

If you need HRCI or SHRM credits after viewing this recording, please email kacie@directemployers.org to request the corresponding Program IDs.

Forming partnerships to achieve recruitment, training and hiring objectives is a key aspect of many successful disability employment initiatives. In this session you will hear from the experts at EARN about processes and strategies to form partnerships at the local, regional, and national levels that will enable you to achieve disability employment objectives. Presenters will also share examples of innovative partnerships developed by businesses to recruit, support and retain people with disabilities in their workforce.

Presented by:

Ellice Switzer, MA
EARN Workforce Disability Inclusion Associate, Cornell University

Ellice Switzer, MA, is a Workplace Disability Inclusion Associate supporting the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion/EARN, providing employer-focused disability policy development and technical assistance. As an Extension Associate for the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability., she provides national technical assistance and training on topics related to disability and employment, and U.S. disability policy. Her areas of focus include employer practices to support workforce disability inclusion, demand-side strategies to improve employer engagement among disability service providers and evidence-based practices to support post-school success for youth with disabilities.

Ashley Bryant, PhD, CRC
EARN Workforce Disability Inclusion Associate, Cornell University

Ashley Bryant, PhD, CRC is an Extension Associate for the Yang Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations. As a Workplace Disability Inclusion Associate supporting the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion/EARN, Dr. Bryant provides employer-focused disability policy development and technical assistance. Dr. Bryant is passionate about workplace inclusion, and she has a wealth of experience working as a rehabilitation counselor to ensure persons with disabilities are included in the workforce. Prior to joining the Yang-Tan Institute, her dissertation research involved exploring the role of family cohesion in influencing the vocational identity status of emerging adults with autism spectrum disorder.

For closed captioning, please view the recording here: https://vimeo.com/761849259

#webinarsandpresentations
#recruitmentwebinar
#ofccpwebinar
#disability
#disability

Statistics
0 Favorited
16 Views
2 Files
0 Shares
2 Downloads
Attachment(s)
pdf file
20221018_FormingPartnershipsWebinar.pdf   1.18 MB   1 version
Uploaded - 10-18-2022

Tags and Keywords

Related Entries and Links

No Related Resource entered.