2017-2020 Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming webinars. Webinars will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities. 

These webinars are hosted by the HealthMattersTM Program in partnership with Project SEARCH® and funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council, Grant # 17CH03FA19. View Webinar Series 2017-2020 YouTube Playlist


2019-2020 Webinar Schedule

Webinar 1: Project SEARCH Year 1: Roadblocks, Detours and Success
Presenters:
  Erin Ross Burgess, Project SEARCH Coordinator, Hudson Valley Project SEARCH, Jersey City, NJ; Yolanda Fuller, VP, Community Based Employment, Hudson Community Enterprises, Jersey City, NJ; and, Jasmin White is a Transition Coach for Hudson Community Enterprises and Skills Trainer for Project SEARCH.
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 2: Suicide Prevention 101:  The Perception of Happiness 
Presenter: Stephanie Crookston, Program Manager, Project SEARCH, UC Health, Aurora, CO
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 3: Understanding and Managing Work Related Anxiety
Presenter: Lily Beyer, Programme Specialist, DFN Project SEARCH, Wales, UK
Date:
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 4: Getting Fit – Bit by Bit!
Presenter: Claire Charles, Business Liaison, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO; Renee Salvi, Project SEARCH Instructor, Children’s Hospital, Colorado, Aurora, CO; and, Devan Curtis, Skills Trainer/Job Developer, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO
Date:
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 5: Medication Overload: When More is Less
Presenter: Dina Donohue-Chase, Chief Mission Officer, NorthPointe Resources, Part of the Aspire Family and Kristen Hudrick, Vice President of Program Services, NorthPointe Resources, Part of the Aspire Family
Date:
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 6: Mental Health Promotion for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disability
Presenter: Melissa L. Desroches
Date:
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 7: COVID 19 Know Your Rights & Prepare
Presenter: Melissa L. Desroches
Date:
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 8: Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH Program Model
Presenter: Maryellen Daston, Program Specialist, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH; Karen Guo, OTD; Beth Marks, Research Associate Professor and Jasmina Sisirak, Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Date:
May 19, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Webinar 9: Where’s the Outrage: COVID-19 Response Now and Moving Forward
Presenter: Nicole Jorwic, J.D., Senior Director of Public Policy at The Arc, a national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. 
Date:
May 26, 2020
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)


PLEASE NOTE

  • There is no cost for these webinars.
  • CEUs are not offered for these webinars.
  • For disability accommodations email Jasmina Sisirak (jsisirak@uic.edu) at least 10 days before the webinars.

View Webinar Series 2017-2020 YouTube Playlist

View Webinar Series 2017-2020 YouTube Playlist
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