Training Information

ODEN is a leader in capacity building for the employment service sector  specializing in training for staff who support job seekers who have a disability.  We provide training to help improve the skills of your team, including employment specialists, job developers and job coaches. With a variety of training packages  designed to meet your specific organizational needs , we are confident that ODEN will assist you in improving your outcomes and service delivery.

Three-Day Comprehensive Employment Service Provider Training

This customized Three-Day Comprehensive Employment Service Provider Training is designed specifically for organizations offering employment services for people who have a disability.

Day 1 – builds a foundation of understanding of employability of people who have a disability, various options and opportunities.

Day 2 – focuses on in-depth marketing and job development.

Day 3 – discuss the importance of job coaching, quality assurance and customer satisfaction.

Advanced Job Development Training

This one-day Advanced Job Development Training is designed for employment service professionals who want to upskill, refine and polish their approach.  This comprehensive course will help job coaches learn how to take a business centered approach to build capacity and improve employment outcomes for people who have a disability.

Disability Awareness & Confidence Training

This one-day Disability Awareness & Confidence Training module is designed for those wanting to gain knowledge in order to be responsive to the broader abilities, competencies and needs of people who have a disability. ODEN trainers will prepare your teams to confidently support people have a disability and onboard new employees who have a disability, with confidence.


Employment Discovery Toolkit Training

This 1.5-hour Employment Discovery Toolkit Training is designed to provide knowledge about the employability of the people you support who have a disability.  Learn how to take a employment first approach and why employment is considered the gold standard for inclusion.  This training is appropriate for direct support workers (DSW), personal support workers (PSW), family members, students or anyone who plays a role in a person’s support network.

jobPath Train-the-Trainer Employment Discovery for Service Providers

This one-day jobPath Train-the-Trainer Employment Discovery for Service Providers course will provide employment service providers with the tools to facilitate effective employment discovery sessions with people who have a disability.  Tools and curriculum are provided to ensure better job matches and satisfaction for employers and job seekers.

Summer Employment Transitions for Service Providers

This one-day Summer Employment Transitions for Service Providers, train the trainer session will provide the tools and learning to deliver a summer jobs service for students who have a disability. This program in a box will give you everything you need to operate your summer jobs services.

Other Training

ODEN also offers customized training on various topics, depending on your needs.

To discuss your training needs in more detail call us today at 1-866-280-6336 or email us.

“Staff are still talking about (ODEN Training) and are letting me know of opportunities they are taking now to utilize what they learned. We are so very happy with everything.”

– Michele, Program Manager, ALSO Group Windsor