It is easier to keep your job then find a new one! This is particularly true for persons with disabilities. Come and try out some of our proven strategies and techniques for not only clients, but also for employers. This interactive workshop will look at building strong employer relationships and educating employers and co-workers; onsite workplace analysis; access to an experienced and well trained crisis team and ongoing client and employer support.
Marcus Jamieson has over 15 years of experience supporting adults with various disabilities and mental health issues. Marcus has worked closely with various health care systems as a family advocate, providing intervention and supports to individuals with complex needs.
Lloyd Thomas has been a member of the Employment Maintenance Services team since 2011. He brings with him valuable experience as a Frontline Support Worker for various community services, particularly those involving youth in crisis throughout HRM.
Matthew Jamieson has been working with persons with disabilities since 2004. He worked in community inclusive focused agencies from 2004-2008, supporting clients to pursue and achieve their social and employment goals. He has also worked in small options homes for persons with disabilities.