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Discovery Training
Learn how to INVESTIGATE what really makes someone who they are! UNCOVER interests and skills that lead to successful job development! PLAN a viable path to a better, more secure future! LEARN how SSA Work Incentives can be utilized to support employment! This interactive, certificate-based training will provide participants, tools and information necessary to engage in the Discovery process - a billable service under both the Medicaid Waiver and ADRS! Dates and locations to register electronically:

  • February 7, 2023; Mobile Goodwill of the Gulf Coast 2440 Gordon Smith Drive, Mobile Al 36617
  • February 28, 2023 Decatur Turner-Surles Community Resource Center 702 Sycamore St NW Decatur, AL 35601
  • March 14, 2023 Birmingham ADRS-Lakeshore 201 London Parkway Suite 450 Birmingham, AL 35211

To register your attendance, please click on link below. Make sure to check the date and location that you will attend! (PDF Flyer)
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=eq8in9eab&oeidk=a07ejijoe0n990905b5

 

Customized-Supported Employment Training
March 15-17, 2023 - This 3-day certificate-based training is for professionals and paraprofessionals that assist individuals in their quest to obtain competitive, integrated employment. The training will address all components of customized/supported employment. Consultants from Virginia Commonwealth University are the lead presenters. Typical attendees work for supported employment agencies funded by either the Alabama Department of Mental Health or the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, support coordination agencies, Project SEARCH programs, etc. The training requires no registration fee and those that have attended in the past should not register as space is limited. The training will be held at AIDT George Howard Training Center 15 Technology Court, Montgomery, AL 36116 Training times: 3/15 (9:00 - 4:30), 3/16 (8:30 - 4:30) & 3/17 8:30 - Noon) (PDF Flyer)

To register your attendance please click on registration link below:
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=eq8in9eab&oeidk=a07ejijoe25d44b7381

For additional information about this training please contact: Byron.white@mh.alabama.gov at 334-353-7713 or Courtney.dotson@rehab.alabama.gov at 334-293-7257.

 

AL-APSE Save The Date
Renaissance Hotel & Spa - At the Convention Center Montgomery June 28-30. Updates will be posted at www.al-apse.org For Hotel Reservations Click Link Below:
https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1670531298336&key=GRP&app=resvlinked

Scholarship Opportunities

Barclay to attend the National APSE conference - This scholarship is awarded annually to a self-advocate or their family member to attend the National APSE conference. DEADLINE: April 15, 2023. Applicants should complete the form (PDF)

Sheehan $1,500.00 to pursue higher learning - The Sheehan Scholarship is awarded annually to an individual with a disability that is pursuing higher learning. These funds are available in the amount of $1,500 to be used to help with costs associated with post-secondary training. Please complete the following application and return by May 15, 2023. (PDF)


The AL-APSE, The Network on Employment was formed in 1997 as a chapter of APSE, The Network on Employment. It is our goal to improve and expand integrated employment opportunities, services, and outcomes for persons with disabilities through employment with supports (supported employment).

AL-APSE is a membership organization with members from all part of Alabama. This website is designed as a resource to: Facilitate Alabama's supported employment process for people with disabilities; Provide useful employment related information for Alabamians with disabilities; Encourage the hiring of people with disabilities on a statewide level.


AL-APSE, The Network on Employment

PO Box 240691
Montgomery, AL 36124
Email: byron.white@mh.alabama.gov

This site is made possible by a grant from the Alabama Council for Developmental Disabilities