2020 Webcasts

Creating a Disability-Inclusive Work Culture — Free Webcast August 20, 2020

Many employers and recruiters recognize the advantages of hiring people with disabilities and creating an inclusive work culture, but aren’t familiar with how the recruiting, hiring, and inclusion process may vary from what they’re familiar with. This webinar provides employers and recruiters with key information to create a disability-inclusive work culture, including:

  • Key disability employment terms
  • How to support an integrated work culture
  • Strategies for marketing and recruitment
  • Recommendations for interviews
  • Tips for disability-specific etiquette

This webcast includes four brief pre-recorded webinars followed by an opportunity to ask questions and share your experiences with and approach to creating a disability-inclusive work culture.

Key Disability Employment Terms – Frequent Phrases Employers Should Know
This is a live rebroadcast of a VCU webinar aired on July 21, 2020

Presenters

Andrew Russo, B.S.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Zach Sneed, B. A.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Virginia Commonwealth University


Working with Employment Specialists to Create A More Integrated Work Environment
This is a live rebroadcast of a VCU webinar aired on June 14, 2020

Presenters

Kristen Hamilton, B.S.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Austin Miller, BSW
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Virginia Commonwealth University


How Recruiters Can Include Individuals with Disabilities
This is a live rebroadcast of a VCU webinar aired on November 20, 2019.

Presenters

Aliza Weiss
Career Support Specialist, , Virginia Commonwealth University

Jaclyn Camden
Business Liaison, NCC


The Importance of Disability-Specific Etiquette Awareness
This is a live rebroadcast of a VCU webinar aired on July 24, 2020.

Presenters

Kristen Hamilton, M.S.
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Bethany Moog-Ayers B.S.W., B.A.
Rehabilitation Counselor, Virginia Commonwealth University


Q & A: Creating a Disability-Inclusive Work Culture

Facilitator

Vicki Brooke, M. Ed
Director of Training for VCU ACE, Director of Business Connections, and Director of RRTC on Employer Practices for Individuals with Disabilities

The original webcasts were funded under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number #90DP0085) to Virginia Commonwealth University. NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).



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