APSE Online Learning

Supporting inclusive workplaces is rewarding and challenging work.

With more than 30 years of experience with businesses and organizations like yours, APSE has prepared and saved some of our best advice to share with you online.

APSE Webinars

To help your business or organization address these challenges, we’re excited to offer webinars monthly! APSE webinars are filled with timely information for those who want to support Employment First. Read about live events here.

We have the full library available, plus a few select free ones!
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The Path to Employer Engagement Webinar Series


APSE is partnering with Project SEARCH at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital to present four webinars that highlight successful strategies for hiring individuals with disabilities. Project SEARCHWe invite you to join us for this informative series that will include speakers from major corporations, hiring initiatives, and job developers with national experience.

Employers’ Insights on Hiring People with Disabilities: Employer Series #1

A panel of corporate representatives will be presenting.

$20 APSE Members | $30 Non-Members

This session is pre-approved for 1 CESP CE Credits.

Hiring Initiatives: Employer Series #2

Presenters: Ryan Farrow and Bill Emmett

$20 APSE Members | $30 Non-Members

This session is pre-approved for 1 CESP CE Credits.

50 Ways to Engage Employers: Employer Series #3

Presenters: Paula Johnson and Cindy Burns

$20 APSE Members | $30 Non-Members

This session is pre-approved for 1 CESP CE Credits.

The Power of Networking: Employer Series #4

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 from 2:00-3:00 pm EST
1 Central, 12 Mountain, 11 Pacific

Presenters: Paula Johnson, Cindy Burns, & Marianne Durrant

$20 APSE Members | $30 Non-Members

This session is pre-approved for 1 CESP CE Credits.

There is live captioning available during all live webinars. ASL is available if requested during registration. You'll receive confirmation emails of attendance after live events and recordings.

There are free and paid webinars available, to both APSE Members and those just joining in!

This is the link if you are interested in doing a webinar or podcast in the future: Click to be taken to an online form.

APSE Universal Employment Competencies
Five 1-hour webinars available

APSE presents an updated, universal, set of competencies for employment professionals across the U.S. that reflect the evolving knowledge and skillsets needed to support job seekers with disabilities to find, secure, and succeed in the competitive job market.

Purchase your access one, two, ... up to FIVE! webinars, each 1-hour and filled with Employment First resources. Erica Belois-Pacer with National APSE leads through each of the Domains, where you can find training, and some basic knowledge to get you familiar with the Universal Domains.

PS: Did you know that these align with the Certified Employment Support Professional™ Content Outline?

NCCA Accredited program, CESP, and APSE logo.FREE Certified Employment Support Professional™ Practice Test

CESP Practice test first page.Created by the APSE Professional Development Committee, this 11-question practice test can help candidates prepare for the Certified Employment Support Professional™ (CESP) certification.

Certified Employment Support Professional™ Practice Tests Available for purchase

There are 2 available tests for purchase at $20 per test. Each 25-question practice exam is comprised of questions written and approved for the CESP Examination. These questions have not been used on the examination and are to be used as a sample examination. Resources are provided, including links and references for each question.

By taking any optional practice tests, APSE does not endorse or imply that these preparatory materials are the best or the only means for preparing adequately for the certification examination. There is no advantage given to candidates who participate in this practice test.

Workshops to Workplaces: Achieving the goals of Employment First

A 13-hour comprehensive e-learning course, where nationally renowned Subject Matter Experts offer practical, time-saving lessons on achieving integrated employment and organizational change. Take it at your own pace, through the Training Venue online forum.

This course is eligible for nine CESP™ Continuing Education (CE) credits.

Financial Literacy: Increasing Your Knowledge to Take Charge of Your Finances

Designed for direct support professionals, individuals with disabilities and their families, this webinar offers four separate lessons that describe the options available to a person who receives SSI and for a person who receives SSDI. Viewers may be surprised to learn there are actually a number of options available to people who receive Social Security Disability benefits!

This course is eligible for three CESP™ Continuing Education (CE) credits.