Webinar Series (Part 7 of 8): Sharing Your Story with Confidence in the Workplace

Event Date/Time: 

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020
2:30 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST


Online via Zoom platform or mobile app; phone; and real-time captioning


This is the seventh webinar in an eight-part series Advancing Equal Employment Opportunities and Creating Inclusive Workplaces that will run through February 2020.

The webinar series aims to build awareness of Employment First and will feature a variety of topics for supported employment providers, vocational rehabilitation professionals, self-advocates, and families. Each webinar will embrace the APSE vision, mission and values, and provide tools and resources that can be used to advance equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Webinar Part 7: Sharing Your Story with Confidence in the Workplace

January 21, 2020

Time [1.5 hours]

2:30 - 4:00 pm [Eastern] | 1:30 - 3:00 pm [Central ] | 12:30 - 2:00 pm [Mountain] | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm [Pacific] | 10:30 am - 12:00 noon [Hawaii]

In this webinar:

Get an overview of the RESPECT Institute of Georgia, a program designed to help persons with disabilities construct and present their stories of lived experience – so they are able to effectively self-advocate in the workplace. The philosophy of the RESPECT Institute, the training experience, the benefits to the participants and the impact RI stories have on all stakeholders will be presented. One or two RI Graduates will share their stories or share how they were able to utilize the RI experience to disclose a disability or request a special accommodation in the workplace. Finally, Joel will discuss how RI stories can reduce stigma in the workplace.


  • Joel Slack - President, Slack Consulting, LLC
    and Founder, RESPECT Institute of Georgia

Education Credit

To receive credit for a webinar, you must be registered, attendance verified, and complete the Post-Test.

  • Certificate of Completion
  • Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP)

Webinar Format

  • Free webinars, but registration is required!
  • Attend as many webinars as you want.
  • Participate in the webinar by using:
    • Webinar Platform
    • Real-Time Captioning
    • Mobile App
    • Phone
  • Archives of the webinars will be available.

From the Sponsor: 

Region 4 - Southeast ADA Center


Employer, People with Disabilities, ADA Coordinator, Consumer Advocate, Educator, Family Member of Person With Disability, Media


Education, Employment (ADA Title I), General ADA Information, Other Laws, Disability Awareness/Education, Effective Communication, Hiring, Non-Discrimination





Registration Deadline: 

Friday, January 17, 2020

Other Sponsor: 

Georgia APSE, and the Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE)

Other Credit: 

Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP); and Certificate of Completion