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5th Annual MI Hidden Talent Virtual Workshop
October 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Special Thanks to Our Title Sponsors
The MI Hidden Talent workshop is a statewide training seminar focused on strategies and best practices to assist organizations with efforts to create a more inclusive workforce by hiring people with disabilities. It is designed for businesses of all sizes, targeting owners, senior leadership and human resources officials.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5th Annual MI Hidden Talent Workshop will be a virtual event.
This year’s event will feature national autism advocate Dr. Temple Grandin as the keynote speaker, as well as two live training sessions. Attendees will be able to ask questions during all presentations. See below for details on each training session.
Using technology to bring your workforce together in this time of social distancing
Learn about how to increase engagement of employees with different abilities in a virtual setting. Discussion will address universal design tips to empower all employees during virtual meetings and trainings. Participants will be given resources related to modified PPE requests and address unique situations and alternative solutions to implementing reasonable accommodations.
Mental Health & Mindfulness
This training offers a summary of various disabilities, compares mental health and mental illness, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, the effects of social distancing and stress on mental health, strategies to promote mindfulness and good mental health during COVID-19, and the benefits of self-awareness and self-care.
The event is free for SBAM members and $10 for non-members. To join, click here.
Special thanks to other event sponsors:
SBAM partners with Michigan Rehabilitation Services, the State of Michigan’s disability hiring agency that is part of the Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity. If you are a business looking to hire Michiganders with disabilities, MRS is ready to help. Contact 888-271-8337 or visit their website.
If you are seeking assistance in finding a job, contact MRS at 800-605-6722.