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How COVID-19 Changed the Workplace

Online Workshops for
Employment Service Agencies

A 3-part online workshop series from CAN & Project Relay.

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How has COVID-19 impacted the employment landscape? How can we best support job seekers on the autism spectrum and with intellectual disabilities in the new normal?

Join us for a three-part online workshop series designed for employment service agencies. Each 1.5 hour workshop will be held on Friday (12:00-1:30pm), February 19, March 5 and March 12.

https://www.erp-pre.ca/project-relayHow COVID-19 Changed the Workplace will be led by a hub team of experts, including self-advocates, employment service providers and a psychiatrist.

This workshop series is delivered by Canucks Autism Network in collaboration with Project Relay, a pillar of the national Employment Recovery Project (ERP).

Past workshops:
Impact of COVID-19 on Employees: Fri, Feb 19

Impact of COVID-19 on Employment Agencies
Fri, Mar 5 (12:00-1:30pm PST)

How do employment service agencies pivot in their delivery during COVID-19? What do one-to-one interactions look like with physical distancing and health protocols in mind?

  • Virtual job coaching and support vs on-site/face-to-face
  • Virtual vs in-person intake
  • Social supports for clients during the pandemic
  • Uncertainty of job opportunities

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Challenges of COVID-19 on Small Communities
Fri, Mar 12 (12:00-1:30pm PST)

The uncertainty of the pandemic affects us all. However, it’s important to recognize how the challenges of COVID-19 might uniquely affect smaller communities across BC.

  • Finding & maintaining employment
  • Availability of employment services
  • Transportation challenges within small communities

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With thanks to Inclusion Canada, all workshops will be captioned by Otter AI.

If you require any accommodations to participate, please contact [email protected].

Certificate of Completion

Sign up for all three sessions and receive a Certificate of Completion, jointly issued by all program delivery partners.
*Canucks Autism Network, Employment Recovery Project, Inclusion Canada & Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance.

Questions? Contact us!

Corey Walker
Project Relay Coordinator
Employment Recovery Project
[email protected]

Funded by the Government of Canada’s Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities.

Project Relay is one of four pillars of the Employment Recovery Project, an initiative aimed at improving workplace inclusion for persons with an intellectual disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through addressing critical hiring and support needs that have emerged in response to COVID-19.

The Employment Recovery Project is delivered by Inclusion Canada (formerly the Canadian Association for Community Living) and the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorder Alliance (CASDA) and works in collaboration with Ready, Willing and Able (RWA).