Utah State University

Organizational Address: Utah State Univ., 920 Levoy Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

Contact Person: Corban Remund

Contact Person Phone Number: 435-671-8903

Contact Person Email Address: corban.remund@usu.edu

Name or Title of ACRE Training: Employment Specialist Training

Description of ACRE Training:

The Employment Specialist Training at Utah State University is designed to provide participants with the requisite skills for understanding and developing an array of employment supports for individuals with disabilities. The training is competency focused and will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to develop validated strategies to meet the diverse integrated employment needs of individuals with disabilities. Topics for the training include: (a) disability rights and history of employment, (b) disability and employment services related legislation, (c) best practices in employment including supported and customized employment. (d) professionalism and ethics, (e) individual assessment, including discovery, (f) career planning and benefits planning, (g) community research & job development, and (h) workplace and related supports.

Participants enrolled in the face-to-face employment specialist training are required to attend 28 hours of direct contact training, successfully participate in a minimum of 12 field-based hours to complete assignments, and complete and pass an online test. Participants enrolled in the online training are required to attend 18 hours of direct online training with 22 hours of asynchronous assignments.

Employment Services Basic or Professional Level: Basic

States where training is available: Any state

Trainer Names: Corban Remund, Tim Riesen

Training Format (Select 1)  Hybrid: Online/Face-to-Face 


Training Format: 
Hybrid: Online/Face-to-Face