Employment First Trainings

Available Training (Relias)

TN DIDD Job Coach Training 2013
TN DIDD Supports for Success
Effective Communication in the Workplace
Evidence-Based Practices in Supported Employment Part 1: Principles & Practices for Job Finding
Evidence-Based Practices in Supported Employment Part 2: Supporting Employed Consumers
Creating Community Careers Part 1: 
Introduction to Customized Employment
Creating Community Careers Part 2: 
Discovering Personal Genius
Creating Community Careers Part 5: 
Systematic Instruction


Customized Employment & Discovery

You can find and access our CE & Discovery materials in our public dropbox linked below.

CE & Discovery (Dropbox)


PASS and Other Work Incentive Training

See Events and Training Calendar


APSE Regional Inaugural Institute

This two-day program is designed to help disability service provider’s transition to an integrated employment business model with the goal of serving their clients in competitive integrated employment. The Institute will address such topics as funding, supported employment, communicating change with clients and families, business strategic planning, staff development, legacy real estate planning, employer outreach, job development, informed choice, integrated employment and wrap-around services. Sessions and information provided will be geared towards all of those who are part of organizational transformation. The target audience includes: persons supported and their family members, Direct Service Professionals, mid to upper level management, CEO’s, CFO’s and Board members. The institute is from November 16 to November 18 and will be held at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Michigan.  A total of two (2) providers will be selected to receive the $2,000 award. The entire compensation award will need to be used to cover the expenses needed for two (2) staff members to attend the conference. 

Scholarship Application