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, Christal Albig, was selected from MARO member organization Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Michigan 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.
Christal Albig has been a life long Resident of Lenawee County. She currently holds the position of Employment Services Manager of the Goodwill of Southeastern Michigan. She is A Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP), holds a certificate of completing ACRE endorsed training and has 20 years of experience in the Job Placement field.
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)