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Employment First

October is Disability Employment Awareness month. Each year, the council hosts the Employment First Summit. Employment will be the first priority and preferred outcome when providing services to people with disabilities for all working age citizens with disabilities, regardless of level of disability.  




Tentative Summit Agenda

October 11, 2017

Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Casper WY

 

8:00 am- 9:00 am

Registration and Check-in

9:00 am- 10:15 am

Opening and Keynote speaker, Deb Dagit, Leadership & Inclusion

10:15 am-10:30 am

Break

10:30 am- 11:45 am

Breakout session 1

 12:15 pm

Lunch Served

 12:30 pm- 2:00 pm

Keynote speaker, Jana Burke, Managing Mental Health Issues and Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace

 2:00 pm- 2:15 pm

Break

2:15 pm- 3:45 pm

Breakout Session 2

4:00 pm

End of Summit

 

 

 

Breakout Session 1:

  • ·         Ryan Aldrich: Job Coaching Toolbox

  • ·         Jana Burke: An Overview of Disability Employment Laws: Legal Implications & Practical Applications Section 503 New Rules

  • ·         Pat and Renee Ashworth: Today's Workforce: The True Cost of Talent

 

Breakout Session 2

·         Derek Shields: Disability Inclusion: Resource for Employers

·         Jana Burke: Accommodating the Aging Worker

·         Ryan Aldrich: Collaborative Customization: Best Practices in Customized Job Development




To Register for the Employment First Summit click HERE

If you would like to be a vendor for the Employment First Summit, Click HERE