We are in a hiring crisis! With many job opportunities, we need staff to provide training for people with disabilities. Janet Estervig will share ideas on how to attract potential employees and keep them! It is important to train and prepare Job Coaches, Paraprofessionals, Employment Specialists and other direct service staff to increase retention and job satisfaction.
Presenter: Janet Estervig, MS, RN.
Janet has a BS in Special Education and Spanish, MS in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, and ADN as a Registered Nurse. She taught High School special education and established a supported employment program which she was the Executive Director for 25 years providing integrated employment services for youth and adults with disabilities. Janet was the Director for an agency providing personal care and home chore services for individuals with disabilities and elders. She worked at the Department of Health Services as the Employment Initiatives Section Chief. Janet is currently working at Attainment Company writing curricula for special education and training to support employment outcomes for students and adults with disabilities. Janet also works as a Private Duty Nurse. Janet has conducted training workshops and presents at conferences throughout the USA and United Kingdom. She currently serves on three non-profit Boards.