Program: Pre-ETS TAC
Audience: Teachers and paraprofessionals supporting students in work-based learning and employment, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, community rehabilitation provider staff supporting students in community employment or training employment staff, and people interested in community employment.
Dates: 8/8/2016 to 8/10/2016
August 8 & 9, 2016
Based on Dr. Marc Gold's "Try Another Way" approach to teaching people with intellectual disabilities, systematic instruction training is a must for people supporting individuals who have difficulty learning. For more information on Marc Gold and Associates and systematic instruction visit thier web site.
This workshop will provide:
*A background on the history of supported and customized employment.
*Strategies to organize job information and to teach individuals to be competent, confident employees in integrated, competitive employment.
*A model to facilitate the development of natural supports in the workplace.
August 10, 2016
Hands-on in-depth training:
In order to attend the hands-on training, you must attend the workshop on August 8 & 9. Sixteen of the participants will be selected to take part in hands-on demonstrations of Systematic Instruction. Participants not selected will observe the demonstrations. Priority will be given to people and agencies that work with students with disabilities.
Presented by Michael Callahan
, President of Marc Gold & Associates (MG&A) and Abby Cooper
, MG&A Associate. MG&A is a network of consultants that provides technical assistance to systems, agencies, and families interested in insuring the complete community participation of persons with severe disabilities.