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Hello & Welcome

We are excited that you are here! We want to take this opportunity to thank the State of Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities for braiding funding with grit & flow to provide these trainings at no cost to you, your employees, and those that you serve!

If you need any assistance or have any questions, please contact Kenny@gritandflow.com

Module 1
Transition from Job Developer to Business Developer

Module 2
Train the Trainer

Module 1 - Transition from Job Developer to
Business Developer!! - Part 1

Part 1: Job Developer Confidence + Foundational Competencies

What: Through this session, you will gain the ability to use the models of disability to understand and connect with job seekers and employers. You will be able to confidently explain the application of the ADA for hiring and supporting job seekers and educating employers. Additionally, you will gain an understanding of the five attitudes and values for professional relationship building. Lastly, you will understand and be able to apply fundamental communication skills of effective listening, connecting meditation, negotiation, and advocacy! 

First Offering:

When: Thursday, April 28th,

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Monday, June 6th,
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

Module 1 - Transition from Job Developer to
Business Developer!! - Part 2

Part 2: Understanding Corporate Hiring + Selling the Value Proposition + Laws that Protect your Client

What: Through this session, you will gain the ability to identify how the employment rate impacts available jobs, how HR departments are structured, and how to approach them based on their structure.

Learn how to communicate with HR professionals effectively and how to apply the three parts of a value proposition (learned in Part 1) for different situations thorough understanding and application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and know when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) needs to become involved.

First Offering:

When: Thursday, May 19th,

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Monday, June 27th,
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

 

Module 2 - Train the Trainer - Part 1/5

Part 1: Tools to Assess Strengths

What: This training provides various tools to assess and identify strengths relating to employment for job seekers. These tools will aid in providing individualized services to your job seeker and increase the potential of a strong work match for both them and the employer. This training is strongly recommended if you sometimes find yourself unsure of how to identify your job seeker's strengths. 

First Offering:

When: Tuesday, May 3rd,

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Wednesday, June 8th,
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

Module 2 - Train the Trainer - Part 2/5

Part 2: Tools to Assess Work Readiness

What: Identifying a job that will be a good fit for your job seeker is one thing; identifying their work skills is entirely different. This training will determine how to assess work readiness and discuss what skills your job seeker needs to succeed in their new job!

First Offering:

When: Tuesday, May 10th,

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Wednesday, June 15th,
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

Module 2 - Train the Trainer - Part 3/5

Part 3: Creating Goal Orientation Identity for Job Seekers

What: Learn to explore your job seeker's ability to self-examine and identify their values, goals, and which path they want to follow to sustain employment.

First Offering:

When: Tuesday, May 17th,

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Wednesday, June 22th,
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

Module 2 - Train the Trainer - Part 4/5

Part 4: LinkedIn Profile & Resume Building

What: LinkedIn is a powerful tool for creating a professional online presence and showcasing experience, abilities, and passions. When leveraged effectively, the platform provides ample opportunity for networking with businesses and connecting with professionals in any field for informational interviews.

First Offering:

When: Tuesday, May 24th,

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Wednesday, June 29th,
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

Module 2 - Train the Trainer - Part 5/5

Part 5: Breaking down the Interview

What: Understand the process, expectations, and goals of an interview. Learn how to prepare your job seekers to portray themselves in the best light, what language should be used, and more importantly, what language shouldn't be used.

First Offering:

When: Tuesday, May 31st,

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Registration Here  

Second Offering:

When: Wednesday, July 6th,
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern

Where: Registration Here

 

Contact

If you need any assistance or have any questions, please contact Kenny@gritandflow.com