Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace

November 7, 2018 2:00pm to 3:30pm

2 women sitting across from each other at a desk during a job interview

Registration for this session is closed.

This session is designed to educate the business community about veterans with disabilities who are transitioning to the workplace. Participants will explore how to create a welcoming environment for veterans with disabilities and learn about the unique aspects of military culture. The presenters will discuss attitudes and behaviors that can affect veterans with disabilities, and examine how that might impact employee engagement in the business culture. 


Ann Deschamps, Ed.D., TransCen, Inc.
Steve Zappalla, Ph.D, LPC, Center for Veterans in Transition


  • There is no charge for this session. 

  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.

  • A telephone conference option will also be available should you choose not to use the webinar platform.

  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

  • Continuing Education Recognition available:

    • Certificate of Attendance: 1.5 hours of instruction

    • HR Certification Institute (HRCI): 1.5 recertification credit hours

    • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM): 1.5 PDC

    • Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC): 1.5 Clock Hours

First-time Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System V12.6 users:

For more information on pre-configuring your computer for use with Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the First Time Users page.  Depending on your organizational policies you may need the assistance of your IT Staff if firewalls prevent you from downloading files. If you plan to log into the online webinar system to view the presentation, access captioning and/or submit questions it is important that you follow the instructions for checking your computer system to ensure that it is configured correctly and you have the necessary software to access the webinar platform.

Screen Reader Users:

Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available in the Accessibility Guide for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing prior to the session. 

Presentation Handouts:

Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace - One slide per page 

Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace - Two slides per page 

Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace - Three slides per page 

Welcoming Veterans with Disabilities into the Workplace - Outline