Webinar: Creating Workplace Partners through Work Experiences


  • Date:
    Wednesday: May 25, 2011
  • Time:
    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Central)
  • Duration:
    2.0 hours


  • Dale Verstegen,
    Senior Research Associate, TransCen
    Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) Project


  • Jill Houghton
    Organization Development Specialist, TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University


This webinar will address strategies for setting up and sustaining work experiences that will lead to competitive placements and employer partnerships. We will discuss effective strategies for approaching employers, negotiating agreements on specific work experiences as well as supporting the employer and work experience participant. These strategies are designed to establish and maintain rapport with key employer partners in your community.

Materials & Resources

Recording of Webinar

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PowerPoint Presentation

Supplementary Materials Provided by TransCen

Inventory of Employer Needs and Tasks

Work Experience Proposal Template

Work Experience Agreement

Individual Support Plan Template

Work Experience Evaluation

Sample Youth Performance Feedback Form