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Strategies For Employment Webcast from P4P

Strategies for Employment: Preparing, Finding and Retaining Work


Tuesday, October 3 at 7 pm

The world of work can be an important and meaningful way to build a good life. If you have a loved one with a disability who has employment-focused goals, then this webcast is for you! Join P4P to discuss strategies that can support jobseekers who are preparing, or currently searching for job opportunities. They will discuss some ways people can continue to expand on their employment goals even if they have a job already. 

Key learnings for families:

  • How to determine if employment is a good fit for your loved one;
  • Key considerations that can help families manage expectations and set realistic goals;
  • Strategies for identifying quality employment supports and for selecting the right professionals to champion your loved one’s goals and professional development; and
  • Tips on what family members can do to support their loved one’s employment goals 

The webcast includes a live Q&A with panelists.


Register here: Partners for Planning - Strategies for Employment

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