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Employment First E-Newsletter
September 2017
Comprehensive Employment Supports Training

This 36-hour training series incorporates state-of-the-art practices in career planning, job development, job coaching, and support. The series includes six full-day sessions between September 13 and October 18. Registrants are expected to attend all six training days.
Cost is $120. Register now as there are limited openings. 
The Truth Comes From Us

Max Barrows and Stirling Peebles
Don't miss this 90-minute webinar on Tuesday, September 19, 9:30AM-11AM. Join self-advocates from Vermont and Massachusetts to hear what matters most to the people we serve. 
Invite job seekers you support to join us for this candid and enlightening discussion, led by Max Barrows and Stirling Peebles from Green Mountain Self-Advocates. This session is free, but registration is required. Register at http://employmentfirstma.org/providertraining/.
Travel training workshops
MassDOT has awarded a contract to the  Kennedy Center  of Connecticut to provide introductory and intermediate workshops on travel training . The goal is to help transit authorities, human service agencies, and educators offer high-quality travel instruction to people with disabilities, seniors, and others across Massachusetts.
Interested in taking part in a workshop? Send an email  to join the MATIN email list for announcements of upcoming sessions.
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