Minnesota Rehabilitation Association

Promoting Ethical and State of The Art Pratice in Rehabilitation

JPD Training Event

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO ENHANCE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018
9:00 – 4:00
FAIRVIEW COMMUNITY CENTER
1910 COUNTY RD B WEST, ROSEVILLE MN 55113

About

Educational trainers from the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM)® provide evidencebased practices and strategies for working with individuals with autism. Lecture, discussion, and small group activities address the following objectives:

  1. Generate a clear understanding of the component differences and deficits contributing to a wide, diverse autism spectrum
  2. Identify characteristics and the known challenges and barriers in job seeking andretention for adults on the spectrum
  3. Review and apply practical, evidence based strategies for both
    1. rapport buildingand understanding of autistic clients,
    2. successful employment support of autisticclients

Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 10:30 Session
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Session
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch and networking
12:30 – 2:15 Session
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 Session

 

Register

To register for the event, please download and fill out the registeration form, then mail it to P.O. Box 332, Stewartville MN 55976. 

**REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2018**

 

For more information contact Stephanie Kruger at (507)206-9689 or MNJPDVicePresident@gmail.com

**6 hours of CRC credits and Certification of Completion is available**

 


 

JPD - Job Placement Division

JPD

 

JPD's Mission

To advance employment for all persons with disabilities through the identification and dissemination of information.To enhance the skills of job placement professionals and vocational rehabilitation counselors.To promote the improvement of career and job placement opportunities for persons with disabilities.To cooperate with other organizations and professionals who share the goal of maximizing the potential of persons with disabilities.


Benefits of Being a JPD Member

  • To belong to a national organization of job placement professionals
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Quality trainings
  • Networking opportunities with other vocational rehabilitation professionals
  • Inside track on industry information in the Vocational Rehabilitation field
  • Monthly meetings with training opportunities
  • Professional publications
  • Direct from Capitol Hill legislative updates
  • To experience National rehabilitation conferences
  • Being part of shaping the future of job placement
  • Scholarships for trainings
  • Professional growth and development
  • FUN! FUN! FUN!

JPD is also a Valuable Association for:

  • Public and private rehabilitation placement professionals
  • Business and industry representatives
  • EEO officers and human resource managers
  • Vocational rehabilitation professionals
  • Job coaches and job developers
  • Workers' compensation and insurance specialists
  • Any group or individual concerned with return-to-work issue

JPD Meeting Dates:

  • 3/8/18, 10:00 – 12:00 (12:00 - 12:30 Executive Board)

    Location: Avivo, 2438 27th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406

     

    6/21/18, 10:00 – 12:00 (12:00 - 12:30 Executive Board)

    Location: Rochester, MN, Address TBD

     

    October, 2018

    Location: MRA Conference, Kelly Inn, St. Cloud


JPD President

Frank Herd

Avivo MN (formerly Resource Inc.)

2438 27th Avenue S.

Minneapolis, MN 55406

612-752-8121

MNJPDPresident@gmail.com

frank.herd@avivomn.org

 

Other JPD Contacts

 

Stephanie Kruger: MNJPDVicePresident@gmail.com

 

Doris Illies: MNJPDSecretary@gmail.com

 

Tamera Radloff: MNJPDTreasurer@gmail.com

 

 

*this page was last updated7/2/18*