HEA-12-21 Disability Awareness

People with disabilities represent a significant and largely underutilized resource for businesses. Many disabled persons are underemployed or unemployed. As a result of advocates for diversity, as well as a shrinking labor pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining people with disabilities. This workshop will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace.

What you will learn:

  • Prepare to welcome people with disabilities into your workplace
  • Interact with people with disabilities
  • Identify and overcome barriers in the workplace
  • Use respectful, appropriate, acceptable language in any circumstance
  • Understand what your company can do during hiring and interviewing
  • Understand what job accommodation is and how it applies in your workplace

What topics are covered?

  • Defining terms
  • Misconceptions and realities
  • Dissecting labels
  • Accessibility
  • The cornerstones of diversity
  • Encouraging diversity by hiring
  • Using the STOP technique
  • Communication essentials
  • Communication styles and critical conversations
  • How do we make it happen?
*Ask for corporate rates

Click here for more information or to register

Back to Soft Skills