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 Virtual Post-Conference: August 9-13, 2021

Workshops Held Monday-Friday, August 9-13th from 1-4 PM Eastern each day!

What are the Post-Conference workshops?

☀️ Interactive - meet with presenters and your peers nationwide to share in live learning!

☀️ Put the learning to work right away - we want you to leave ready to implement tools for #EmploymentFirst!

☀️ A great deal! Each course is priced individually at $50 or purchase a bundle of all sessions for $200. Read about all 5 sessions here.

☀️ Each course is three hours - allowing attendees to go more in-depth than a regular conference session or webinar.

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!
Click to find free webinars.

Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation: Research to Practice Series

"The Financial Benefits of Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Cognitive Disabilities"

Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 from 1:00-2:00pm EST
12 Central, 11 Mountain, 10 Pacific

Presenter: John Andresen

$10 APSE Members | $20 Non-Members

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

Building Healthy Relationships at Work

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 from 1:00-2:00pm EST
12 Central, 11 Mountain, 10 Pacific

Presenter: Katherine McLaughlin

$10 APSE Members | $20 Non-Members

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

Using Technology for Communication and Performing Job Duties in Today's World

Thursday, September 22nd, 2021 from 1:00-2:00pm EST
12 Central, 11 Mountain, 10 Pacific

Presenters: Michelle Sparling and Nancy Geiger

$10 APSE Members | $20 Non-Members

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

There is live captioning and ASL interpretation available during all live webinars. Transcripts are available for recorded webinars. 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!

APSE Universal Employment Competencies Webinars - Five 1-hour webinars available

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?

APSE Universal Employment Competencies

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.

FREE Certified Employment Support Professional™ Practice Test

CESP Practice test first page.

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 certification.

Certified Employment Support Professional™ Practice Tests Available for purchase

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.