Disability Awareness

People with disabilities represent a significant and largely underutilized resource for businesses. Many disabled persons are underemployed or unemployed. As a result of advocates for diversity, as well as a shrinking labor pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining people with disabilities. This two-day workshop will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace.

 

What Will Students Learn?

  • Prepare to welcome people with disabilities into your workplace
  • Interact with people with disabilities
  • Identify and overcome barriers in the workplace
  • Use respectful, appropriate, acceptable language in any circumstance
  • Understand what your company can do during hiring and interviewing
  • Understand what job accommodation is and how it applies in your workplace

What Topics are Covered?

  • Defining terms
  • Misconceptions and realities
  • Dissecting labels
  • Accessibility
  • The cornerstones of diversity
  • Encouraging diversity by hiring
  • Using the STOP technique
  • Communication essentials
  • Communication styles and critical conversations
  • How do we make it happen?

What’s Included?

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small, interactive classes
  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Personalized certificate of completion

 

  • Cost: 240 AZN per person, plus applicable taxes.
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Prices and dates are subject to change.