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Welcome to the Massachusetts Employment First E-Newsletter

May 2016
In This Issue
New Publication on Community-Based Day Supports
Ensuring Excellence in Community Based Day SupportCheck out our latest publication, Ensuring Excellence in Community-Based Day Supports: A Guide for Service Providers and Staff . Written by ICI's David Hoff and consultants Cori Di Biase and Genni Sasnett, this is a great resource for providers seeking to develop or enhance their CBDS program.

The publication outlines guiding principles for CBDS program development. It also addresses practical considerations for program design, including strategies for creating pathways to employment. 
Register for Training
June 1-30
**Only a few spots left! Don't miss out.**
June 15 and 16
Marlborough, MA

Look under the heading "Employment Support Training Workshops" to learn more about the following trainings, including the prerequisite requirement:
June 1- July 15, Online 
July 19, Marlborough, MA, In-Person
Career Planning: A Person-Centered Approach  - $20
July 20
Marlborough, MA
August 9 and 10
Marlborough, MA
August 16 and 17
Marlborough, MA
September 27, 28; October 18, 19; November 1, 2
Marlborough, MA
Upcoming Trainings
Save the date! DDS, in collaboration with ICI, will be hosting a statewide employment conference on November 30 in Marlborough. Watch for more details on what promises to be an exciting and informative event.
Raise the Bar Hire! 2016 Conference and Career Fair will  be held on October 25 and 26 at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood.
Cincinnati, OH
June 21-23
Alexandria, VA
June 28-30

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