First World Conference on Supported Employment

First World Conference on Supported Employment

first world conference logo for supported employmentTo advocate and improve access to the employment market for people with developmental disabilities, Christian Horizons CEO Janet Noel-Annable and Area Manager Irene Moore are in Belfast, Ireland for the First World Conference on Supported Employment.

Carrying the theme of “Employment for All – A Global Perspective”, the week-long gathering has provided Christian Horizons an opportunity to present its success story about the culinary school partnership with Humber College, along with the associating documentary “A Better Slice of Life”.

Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community & Social Services in Ontario, is Christian Horizons’ co-presenter at the conference. Their presentation will reflect the key themes of the conference, which are:

• The Right to Work

• The Economy and the Employers

• Tools and Methodologies

• Legal Frameworks and Policy

For continued coverage of the conference, please follow @CHorizons and @employment_all as well as #EmploymentforAll or #SupportedEmployment on Twitter.

Regular updates will also be posted to Facebook at @FriendofCH and @EmploymentforAllGlobalPerspective