Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate
The National Disability Institute (NDI) offers a variety of resources and training, including online courses, to help build financial literacy, stability, and empowerment for individuals with disabilities and their families.
VR Supervisor Training Study
The Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) seeks vocational rehabilitation (VR) managers and supervisors to participate in a study of an online, self-paced training program designed to enhance their abilities to translate research findings directly into practice. Individuals who participate in the training may receive five Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling (CRC) credit hours. VR managers and supervisors can take the baseline survey online.
RespectAbility, an organization that works to reduce stigma and increase opportunities for people with disabilities, is seeking volunteers to work on a variety of issues.
The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) is a recruitment and referral program that connects federal and private-sector employers nationwide with highly motivated college students and recent graduates with disabilities. Volunteers are needed to serve as WRP recruiters for the upcoming recruitment season, which runs from October 29 through November 19. Recruiters must be federal employees who can commit to conducting at least ten phone interviews with students and evaluating each student candidate in writing. The required recruiter training is conducted online and can be completed in about 90 minutes. Registration is open until August 15.