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Individual Employment Practice Models

This short course will examine the rationale for individualised approaches to employment. The course looks at the two accepted approaches to individualised employment support; Individual Place and Support, and Customised Employment. Both practice models will be compared and contrasted to provide participants with a basic understanding of the approaches, their strengths and weaknesses and target …

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Job Carving

Job Carving is an employment strategy, developed to create employment opportunities for people with barriers to employment, or who lack the full range of skills or abilities to undertake a specific job in full. Job carving involves creating, modifying, or customising a job so that it can be successfully performed by an individual with disabilities, …

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Task Analysis

Task Analysis (TA) is the breaking down of complex or “chained” skills into smaller components to teach a skill. The person can be taught to perform individual steps of the chain progressively until the entire skill is mastered (also called “forward chaining”) or maybe trained to perform particular actions beginning with the final step and …

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Job Analysis

Job analysis is the detailed study of a position, which includes all aspects of the job, from environmental conditions to physical requirements, and a breakdown of tasks on a micro-level. It is sometimes described as a systematic study of a job and the recording of the tasks, interactions and methodology used in performing the job.  …

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Glide In

Glide In is a capacity building program that underpins a good transition from school to work or study. It is an evidence-based program that builds on decades of research into what makes a great transition. The evidence tells us that a good transition is based on the following five elements: School-based Preparatory Experiences – academic …

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Job Development

Job development generally falls into four phases: getting to know job seekers, finding job openings, engaging employers to hire, and facilitating the transition to a job. This is often the description applied to the role of job developer. For most people, that’s where the knowledge stops, however authentic employment professionals know that knowledge is their …

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Basic Certificate in Discovery

Course Description This certificate provides comprehensive training in Discovery, designed to meet the needs of employment professionals who wish to deliver employment services with fidelity to the practice evidence. This course is designed to give you the knowledge to deliver employment services within the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) or any disability employment service. Allowing …

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Individual Place and Support (IPS)

Delivering Employment Support to Clients with Mental Illness in Community Settings for Non-Mental Health Staff This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the origins of IPS, the underpinning skills and knowledge to apply the skills in day-to-day practice. IPS is an evidence-based practice method that was originally developed for use with clients …

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Person-Centred Employment Practice

  This short course is designed for individuals looking to develop a basic understanding of person-centred practice as it is applied in disability employment at both an individual and service provider level. In this program we’ll cover: What is Person-Centred Practice (origins and background philosophy) Person-Centred Organisations The Consultant – Employer Interface. Understanding each other …

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CDERP Certified Customised Employment Professional ©

Course Description This certificate provides comprehensive training in Customised Employment designed to meet the needs of employment professionals who wish to deliver employment services with fidelity to practice evidence. The program has been developed and extensively used in Australia to ensure that it meets our funding settings for disability employment practice. This course is designed …

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MCCE2. Understanding the Person and their Career, Discovery Stage 2 ©

Course Description In this credential, you will build on the knowledge and skills acquired in MCCE1. The focus is on identifying skills in the workplace and the use of work experience to underpin skill development and focus on identifying vocational pathways. During work experience, we capture skills in action to develop visual resumes. We also …

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MCCE1. Foundations of Customised Employment & Discovery Stage 1 ©

Course Description Micro – Credential 1 In this micro-credential, you will develop an understanding of the origins of Customised Employment and Stage One of Discovery – Getting to Know the Person. This course lays the foundational knowledge required for those seeking to deliver Customised Employment and Discovery with the essential knowledge and skills required to …

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