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Webinar: Accessing Work Experience through School

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Accessing Work Experience through School

This webinar aims to support families to maintain high expectations and provide strategies in how to successfully approach school to support the young person to step into a meaningful work experience placement. It will also highlight the importance of families staying true to their vision for their young person, so that work experience opportunities align with their interests and strengths. The webinar will include live Q&A.

About the Webinar: 

This webinar will cover:

  • Working with schools to ensure optimum work experience
  • Why starting early is essential
  • Identifying suitable work placements
  • Engaging with employers
  • Getting the supports right
  • How to approach roles and tasks

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Who Should Attend?

This webinar is for all Secondary school students (Year 7 – 12) with disabilities and their families. Supporters and allies are also welcome to attend.

* The webinar will be recorded and available to view for 7 days after the event to registered participants.
What do I need to participate?

We will be using the video meeting platform Zoom to host the webinar.

You will need access to:
• a computer or iPad/tablet or smart phone with internet access;
• speakers/sound

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about your ability to participate.

This webinar is fully subsidised as part of the Community Inclusion Capacity Development program through the Department of Social Services.

About CRU:

For over 35 years, Community Resource Unit has been working across Queensland to help people with disability take control of their lives and take their place in their community.

CRU (QLD), Resourcing Inclusive Communities, an initiative of Family Advocacy (NSW) and Imagine More (ACT) will work together on a new three year project called ‘School to Work’.

'School to Work’ aims to inspire, increase confidence and motivate students with disability to seek and find meaningful employment with the help and support of their family and community.

The project is being provided as part of the Community Inclusion Capacity Development program through The Department of Social Services.

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