About this event:
Whether you are supporting a loved one who is transition-age or well into adulthood, there are opportunities to acquire a job in the community. This workshop will outline the many resources that exist for job-seekers, including skill development, support on job, as well as ways to customize a job.
About the Presenter
Phoebe Goodman is an independent consultant specializing in employment and staff development for human services providers. Her personal and professional experiences have led her to her current role with PATHWAYS at the Arc of Massachusetts (a project focused
on increasing and deepening friendships between people served in DDS-funded residential settings and their neighbors in their communities); as a regional facilitator for Creating Our Common Wealth, a leadership development initiative originally funded by
DDS; and as a trainer providing informational and educational opportunities to people served by DDS, the professionals supporting them, and their families.
This workshop is offered by Mass Families Organizing for Change (mfofc.org) in partnership with Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress and Riverside Community Care as part of our A Full Life Ahead series: Workshops for parents and guardians on transition, employment, housing, relationships, and other topics that will lead to interdependent, full lives in the community.
O. Sophia Johansson, Northeast Regional Coordinator, at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-935-2264