Training for Businesses

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Calling business owners, industry leaders, hiring managers, and Human Resources professionals. See training offerings below!

APSE leaders design training and professional development opportunities to engage business leaders who currently or are interested in employing a diverse workforce while focusing on cutting-edge practices to build more inclusive workplaces.

APSE members are here to help YOU. Check out the trainings below!

Join us for APSE Business Webinars. Photo of a computer with hands, words saying "recruitment," "human resources," etc.

The APSE community is knowledgable and here to help you and your business to include workers with disabilities!

Trainers will include APSE members who have expertise in how to support businesses and people with disabilities to create a good "job match."

As an employer, people with disabilities represent an untapped talent pool to help you expand and enhance your business.

SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP Recertification Provider 2020.APSE is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

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APSE Business Best Practices Series: Coming Soon as On-Demand, Recorded Training!

Registration is required for each webinar separately. Each webinar program is valid for 1 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Fee Per Webinar
$30 APSE Members
$60 Non-Members

Seeing Eye to Eye: A Perspective of Disability Employment from Both Sides
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While working at the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in Indianapolis, Natalie Miller noticed there was a misunderstanding between job seekers with disabilities and prospective employers that impeded the success of disability employment efforts. In hopes of increasing communication and improving hiring results, she aims to bridge the gap with knowledge acquired from her experiences while providing practical advice so that change can begin today.

Presenter: Natalie Miller

Partnering with Employers and Creating Opportunities
Sara Murphy.

Customized Employment is a mutually beneficial approach. It addresses the needs of a business while providing an employment opportunity for an individual with disabilities. How can creating customized position benefit a business? Why should employers consider customizing jobs? Come learn how to use business principles, such as Lean, to identify opportunities to improve workflow processes and create customized jobs for people with disabilities. This session will reframe how providers collaborate with businesses and how we market our services and the individuals we support. Come learn how to effectively work with employers to create job opportunities for people with disabilities.

Presenter: Sara Murphy

Business Leaders- How Can We Help?
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As more businesses continue to hire individuals with a range of abilities, business leaders need support and guidance from experts in the field of adult services. This presentation will focus on how to foster and sustain relationships with community businesses, through the perspective of both the adult service provider and employer. When we build meaningful business partnerships with adult service providers, we allow individuals of all abilities to experience independence and success in the workplace.

Presenter: Stacey Herman

Elevating the Conversation with Businesses: PA APSE
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Today’s economy has engaged businesses in nontraditional ways for a few reasons: talent, technology, social transformation, and COVID-19. With businesses willing to think more creatively, seek out solutions, and engage untapped talent, we have a pivotal opportunity to challenge outdated approaches and incorporate proven business strategies. Get a sneak peak of PA APSE’s guide to promote the business case of enhancing the workforce. Engage in discussion on how to promote a more inclusive and equitable workplace. Challenge your unconscious bias and learn from others.

Presenters: Julia Barol, Andrea Consigny, and Theresia Kody of Pennsylvania APSE

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