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ACRE-approved training is offered by educators, who are current ACRE organizational members. Their curriculum has gone through a rigorous curriculum review process. ACRE training is available in several formats: Face-to-face, online, and hybrid (combination of in person & online).

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Griffin-Hammis Associates/Center for Social Capital

Organizational Address: 5582 Klements Lane Florence, MT 59833

Contact Person: Kendra Yates

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Name or Title of ACRE Training: ACRE Approved Basic Employment Services Web-Based Certificate Training Series Emphasis on Customized Employment

Description of ACRE Training Program: (include details such as: structure of training, modules, etc.) This 12 week web-based course is comprised of 6 two-week lessons, the topics ranging from Community Employment to Job Site Training and Support Strategies, supplemented with archived and live, interactive webinars, work-applied assignments.

Basic Level or Professional Level: Basic

Where training is available (if only in specific state(s), or if training can come to any state): Nationally available

Names of Trainers: Cary Griffin, Ashlea Lantz, Patty Cassidy, Molly Sullivan, Beth Keaton, Doug Crandell, Nancy Brooks Lane, Marsie Frawley, Julie McComas, Janet Steveley, Russell Sickles, Corey Smith

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UMass Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion

Organizational Address:  100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125

Contact Person:  Lara Enein-Donovan

Contact Person Phone Number:   (617) 287-4319                               

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Name or Title of ACRE Training:  CES ACRE Supplement

This ACRE approved training certificate option combines The College of Employment Services (CES)  ( online training with a supplemental component which includes 3 interactive webinars, additional readings, activities and fieldwork. Instructor guidance and feedback are also provided. The 9 online CES courses required are:

  • Foundations of Employment Services
  • Strategies for Job Development, Individual and Employer Perspectives (Parts 1 and 2)
  • Business Perspectives
  • Funding Employment Services
  • Principles of Career Development
  • Work Incentives for Financial Self Sufficiency
  • Performance Coaching On and Off the Job (Parts 1 & 2)
  • Networking
  • Job Creation

Basic Level or Professional Level: Basic

Names of Instructors: Lara Enein-Donovan

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