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The ABCs of Disability and Reasonable Accommodation

Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires the federal government to actively hire and promote workers with disabilities.  The regulations for this law require the federal government to provide equal access to training and promotion opportunities and reasonable accommodations for workers with disabilities.  Using lectures, case studies, and relevant learning activities, this course will focus on the legal requirements surrounding reasonable accommodation for a person with a psychiatric disability and the responsibility to engage in the interactive process. Additionally, the course will cover the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and proactive prevention.

Course Topics

  • Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Reasonable Accommodations and Undue Hardships
  • The interactive process
  • Hiring and advancement programs for individuals with a disability
  • Supervisor’s responsibilities
  • Requirements for personal assistance services
  • Strategies for proactive prevention of disability discrimination

Dates/Times

March 26, 2024 | 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST
May 20, 2024 | 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST
July 2, 2024 | 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST

Prerequisite:

NA

 

Tuition:

$450.00 per participant

(Certificate provided after successful completion of all sessions)

Virtual training:

Details sent via email to all registered participants at least three days before the beginning of each session.