The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a list of publications available on their website - some of them include:
Check it out - lots of good…Continue
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The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation
Public Policy Fellowship Program 2012-2013
The application deadline for the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation Public Policy Fellowship Program is extended to April 30, 2012.
The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation is seeking exemplary professionals and/or family members of…Continue
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Unless we work on the basic assumption that everyone can work, we will continue to deny people with disabilities the opportunities they deserve live and work in their communities. There is no guarantee of a job for everyone. However,…Continue
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WIPA and PABSS programs are in a crisis and need our help. We must ask Congress to work with the SSA Commissioner to re-authorize both of these vital programs!
WIPA provides people with disabilities individualized counseling on Social Security work incentives to help them make informed decisions about…Continue
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Below is the Spring 2012 Certified Peer Specialist Employment Initiative Newsletter.
If you have questions about the Peer Specialist Employment Initiative, contact…Continue
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A message from Charlene Dwyer, DVR Administrator:
I am most pleased to share that Mike Greco has been named as Acting DVR Administrator by DWD Secretary Reggie Newson. Mike is very enthused and extremely capable to serve in this capacity.
Mike is a familiar DVR leader for most of you, but I would like to share some facts about his outstanding career, commitment and contributions to the field of vocational rehabilitation and the successes of Wisconsin…Continue
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Thanks to REFERENCE POINTS for the following information. REFERENCE POINTS is administered by PACER Center as a technical assistance activity of the TATRA Project. The TATRA Project is funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration.
SUBSCRIBE to REFERENCE…Continue
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Another great resource - a series of Youth Factsheets on Employment, created through the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant (MIG) as part of the DPI Youth Leadership project. They are a series that were done by youth, for youth. You can find them at this website…http://www.wiyouthfirst.org/going_to_work.html#publications.
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"Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success," is a curriculum developed by ODEP focused on teaching "soft" or workforce readiness skills to youth, including youth with disabilities. Created for youth development professionals as an introduction to workplace interpersonal and professional skills, the curriculum is targeted for youth ages 14 to 21 in both in-school and out-of-school…Continue
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The WI Let’s Get to Work Project would like your opinion about the current policies and procedures for youth with disabilities and long term care needs transitioning from school to integrated, community employment. This picture would not be complete without the input from state agency leadership and staff, youth, parents, teachers, community members, service providers, transition coordinators, and the like. This information will be used to further refine our state’s work plan that will,…Continue
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The Campaign for Disability Employment is a collaborative effort to promote positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities by encouraging employers and others to recognize the value and talent they bring to the workplace. Learn more about this great resource.
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The Campaign for Disability Employment (CDE), a collaboration of leading disability and business organizations funded by the Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, has launched the second "What can YOU do?" video contest, which encourages filmmakers of all ages to produce creative and fun videos that reflect the diverse skills of people with disabilities, challenge misconceptions,…Continue
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A message from Charlene Dwyer, Administrator for DVR of Wisconsin:
Let Your Voice Be Heard!
DHS Town Hall Meetings: Long-Term Care Sustainability Plan
The Department of Health Services (DHS) will hold a series of town hall meetings. DHS is seeking input from consumers, community partners, and providers on its…Continue
Added by Deb Wisniewski on March 8, 2012 at 3:14pm — No Comments