Employment consultant Training with an Emphasis on Customized Employment


September 15 through November 12

This 8-week, comprehensive online training gives employment consultants, specialists, job developers, and other professionals the foundation, techniques, and effective strategies necessary for supporting job seekers with disabilities.
If you are involved in training, preparation, hiring, inclusion, and job placement for inclusive community employment this training is for you.

Training content covers need-to-know basics:

  • Policy and law
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Discovery
  • Person-centered approaches
  • Strategic plan development
  • Job development and supports
  • Worksite and task analysis
  • Resource mapping
  • Assistive technology

New Specialized Modules

Employment Consultant Training now includes the following specialized modules:

  • Customized employment
  • Benefits and work incentive programs
  • Working with formerly incarcerated individuals
  • Mental health challenges

All training content modules will be available on Canvas through November 12, 2021.

Training includes a virtual touchpoint session, October 20, 10-10:30 a.m., Eastern Time. This Zoom "check-in" gives you the opportunity to ask questions and talk to the instructors. 

Upon enrolling, you will receive instructions and the link to Canvas. Note: When you register, you'll receive an email invitation to the course. Be sure to accept that invitation, or Canvas will not allow you to open the course modules.

Estimated course completion time: 65 hours

 Special Discounted Rate: $300 per person.

Questions? Contact Brady Powers  bfpowers@iu.edu

Training Format: 
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to Friday, November 12, 2021
More Info: 
Training Provider/Contact: 
Indiana Univ. Institute on Disability & Community
Training Certificate Type: 
CE Basic