FMS Series: Exploring Opportunities for Creating Employment (Calgary)
Inclusion Alberta’s Darrell Cook Family Managed Supports Resource Centre presents: THE FMS LEARNING SERIES 2022/2023.
Exploring Opportunities for Creating Employment.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 10am – 3pm
Where: Inglewood Community Association Hall (1740 24 Ave SE, Calgary)
Workshop Presenters: Brittany Williams and Katlyn McLaughlin
People with developmental disabilities want to and can work; they need the right opportunity. Advancing job opportunities often requires a conscious and planful effort by families, their networks and FMS support staff. The resources available through FMS can be effectively utilized to create employment possibilities and provide on-the-job support to ensure success when and where needed ensuring people with developmental disabilities have meaningful employment.
The session will cover the following:
- Creating employment possibilities based on the interests of the individual
- Tapping into a network
- Approaching employers
- Facilitating natural supports in an employment setting
Families and FMS staff are encouraged to attend.
Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.