The Employment Services Certificate is being offered by MARO and is based on a curriculum developed by TransCen, Inc. The certificate curriculum is endorsed by Association for Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE).
This Employment Services Certificate is comprised of 12 hours of face to face training and an additional 28 hour online course of instruction, mentoring, and field based experiences.
Upon completion of the required 40 hour training, you will receive an “ACRE Certificate of Achievement.”
This session will be facilitated by MARO Communications Director, Renee Hall. Co-trainer, Carrie Kerbrat, was selected from MARO member organization Community Enterprises of St. Clair County and has been certified as instructor through MARO’s participation in the Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Program.
Renee joined the MARO team in July of 2015. She has extensive experience in vocational research and website design and development. She has specialty experience in internet accessibility and digital access. She also has experience as a direct service provider working with people with traumatic brain injuries, substance abuse, mental illness, and developmental disabilities.
Renee holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, and a Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling all from Michigan State University.
Renee also serves on the Executive Board of the Michigan Rehabilitation Association, serves on the Board of Directors as the Chair of TriCounty TRIAD, and as the Communications Chair for BOOM Awards, a statewide recognition program for individuals with disabilities.
Carrie Kerbrat has been working in the rehabilitation field for ten years. She is currently the Associate Director at Community Enterprises of St. Clair County and also acts as the director of their Community Employment Program. Carrie participated in ACRE training through the ODEP Employment First grant last year. Since then she has passed the training onto her team of Job Developers and Job Coaches and they are successfully using the model. Carrie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Ferris State University in 2005.
Registration for this session is for the first 12 hours of face to face instruction. Fee is $175 for MARO members/$195 for non-members. Course Description Information (PDF)