Abilities At Work Podcast

About the Abilities At Work podcast

On the Abilities at Work podcast, the Canadian Association for Supported Employment features dynamic speakers who answer your questions about connecting individuals who experience disability with meaningful employment and mentorship opportunities.

Whether you are an employment services provider serving clients who experience disabilities or an employer looking better understand how to best access the expertise of individuals who experience disability, the Abilities at Work podcast is for you.

Listen and subscribe to stay current on insights, resources and emerging trends in the field of supported employment.

If you have a question that you’d like to hear answered on the Abilities at Work podcast, email us at AbilitiesAtWork@Supportedemployment.ca.

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Abilities At Work podcast

Recent podcast episodes

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0. Coming soon

Tuesday, JULy 13, 2021

When you listen to the Abilities at Work podcast, you learn how to develop your competitive edge.

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1. What does "Supported Employment" mean?

Tuesday, JULy 20, 2021

Joanna Goode, Executive Director at CASE, shared what supported employment means.

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2. What is the Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE)?

Tuesday, JULy 27, 2021

Joanna Goode, Executive Director at CASE, discussed what CASE is and what the resources it provides.

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3. How can a Job Developer help clients who experience disability find work?​

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Charley MacDonald, National Trainer at CASE, shared how a Job Developer helps clients who experience disability find work and how they support employers in securing the talent they seek.

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4. What is MentorAbility Canada and how can it help you?

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Mary Beshai, National MentorAbility Canada Director at CASE, described MentorAbility Canada and how the initiative provides a simple way for employers to build more inclusive workplaces while supporting jobseekers in exploring their career interests.
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5. MentorAbility in Atlantic Canada

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

David Wareing and Ashley Hammond described how MentorAbility provides a simple way for Atlantic Canada employers to build more inclusive workplaces while supporting jobseekers in exploring their career interests.

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6. MentorAbility in Ontario and Québec

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Lisa Livingston and Marussia Paradis described how MentorAbility provides a simple way for Ontario and Quebéc-based employers to build more inclusive workplaces while supporting jobseekers in exploring their career interests.

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7. MentorAbility in Manitoba

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Karen Goodman Wong, Manager at WASO, described how MentorAbility provides a simple way for Manitoba-based employers to build more inclusive workplaces while supporting jobseekers in exploring their career interests.

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8. What is the Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM)?

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Mary Beshai and Ashley Hammond discussed the Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), which is celebrated in September in British Columbia, and in October across the rest of Canada and in the United States of America. 

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9. Why Join the Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE)?

Saturday, September 25, 2021

If you are looking to increase your capacity as a service provider, develop inclusive workplace policies, engage in workplace training, or network with others working to support inclusive employment, join CASE.

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10.Celebrate DEAM and Light It Up! For NDEAM this October

Friday, October 1, 2021

 Joanna Goode (Executive Director at CASE) and Jennette Campbell (Chief Executive Officer at ODEN) discuss the Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) and the Light It Up! For NDEAM awareness campaign.