Online Course for Employment Professionals Supporting Students to Work

Do you work with students with ID or train staff working directly with students with ID? Do you want to implement, increase, or improve paid employment and supports for college students? If so, VCU-RRTC on Employment of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities has a fantastic opportunity for you: a free online course designed just for you.

The six-week course is designed to provide higher education professionals with tools and knowledge on evidence-based employment practices that are designed to increase paid employment opportunities for college students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This interactive course includes weekly video lectures, discussions with fellow course participants, and readings that build skills in developing and supporting paid employment opportunities while in college.

Topics covered

  • Quality Indicators and Values
  • Getting to Know Your Students
  • Campus Job Development
  • Customizing Campus Employment
  • Job Site Training
  • Tips for Post- Graduation Success and Follow-up

Watch the video for details about supported employment and the features and benefits of the course.

Visit VCU-RRTC for more details about the length and pace of the course, course requirements, and the course certificate and email Jaclyn Camden to lear more or sign up.