Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM MST
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Tricia Jones-Parkin 
Utah State University 

Prioritizing Supported and Customized Employment Services

Webinar Description

This webinar will consist of a panel of provider organizations from multiple states, sharing strategies and how they have continued to prioritize supported and customized employment services during difficult times. Doug Crandell from University of Georgia’s Institute on Human Development and Disability and Tricia Jones-Parkin-Utah State University will be facilitating this panel. This session will be informative and interactive!

CART and ASL interpreters will be provided.



Doug Crandell

Doug Crandell is a subject matter expert in Customized Employment with the Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program at the US DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy. His area of expertise is using evidence-based supported employment practices to help support people with complex barriers to work. He works at the Institute on Human Development and Disability at the University of Georgia and is a Senior Consultant for Griffin-Hammis Associates. 

Tricia Jones-Parkin

Tricia has over 20-years of experience working with people with disabilities. In 2011, Tricia collaborated to craft the Employment First Language for Utah and has focused on capacity building and systems change efforts to increase the number of people employed and included in their local communities. Tricia is the Training Coordinator for the Customized Employment Training and is also the project director for Utah's School to Work Inter-agency Transition Initiative funded by the Administration for the Employment Systems Change grant. She is the co-state lead for Utah's partnership with the Office of Disability Policy's Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program. Tricia was the recipient of the National Association of Persons Supporting Employment First (APSE) Dave Hammis Award.