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    Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    Date: June 14, 2023, 7:30am – 9:15am
    Le Club Calumet (and Virtual)
    334 W. River Road
    Fee: KVHRA Members $20 Non-members $30 Pre-paid bundle for 2023 $10
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    Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    Presented by: Chris Hynes and Susan Gatti, Maine Medical Center, Dept. of Voc Rehab


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    Program Title:   Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    Program Date:  Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 7:30 am -- 9:15 am

    Speaker:   Chris Hynes & Susan Gatti, Employer Relations Specialists, Department of Vocational Services, Maine Medical Center


    Susan Gatti and Chris Hynes are Employment Specialists with Maine Medical Center’s Department of Vocational Services Employer Services Team.  They are excited to provide Disability Inclusion training to the Kennebec Valley SHRM chapter.  This training will provide an overview of disability and some practical suggestions for advancing disability inclusion in the workplace. It will be a great opportunity for attendees to boost their confidence and effectiveness in recruiting and retaining individuals with disabilities, ask questions, and learn about resources to continue the inclusion journey. 

     Learning Objectives:

    •          What Disability Inclusion is
    •          What is considered a Disability?
    •          What is the scale of the Disability Community?
    •          What are Invisible vs. Visible Disabilities
    •          Who are people with disabilities?
    •          Provide practical suggestions for building an inclusive culture
    •          Understand disability language and etiquette.

    Thank you to our sponsor – Cross Insurance Employee Benefits, Kassandra Kinney and Alyse Campbell  

    Meeting Sponsor: 

    Cross Insurance: Kassandra Kinney and Alyse Campbell  

    Those that select virtual attendance will receive a zoom invitation via email on Tuesday, June 13th. For KVHRA Members that have purchased a 2023 bundle, please register. There is an additional charge of $10 to help cover the cost of the hot buffet breakfast.