Fading Job Place Supports
Date: 10/18/2004, 2:00pm Eastern
One of the major elements to the success of employment services is to create effective partnerships and lasting relationships in the workplace that meet the needs of both the employee and the business.
In this session, participants will learn strategies for fading supports, how to identify and cultivate workplace supports, and how effective communication and planning are essential elements of a solid support plan.
Dr. Teresa Grossi has an extensive background in education and employment for individuals with disabilities where she has worked in North Carolina and Ohio as a community-based instructor, transition coordinator, job coach and managed a vocational training program and a supported employment agency. She conducts research, consultation, and training and technical assistance on supported employment and community supports persons with severe disabilities. Dr. Grossi's research area focuses on systems change issues and strategies to facilitate the integration and employment opportunities persons with disabilities.