Professional Development

Training for today’s supported employment professionals

Supported employment specialists play a key role in facilitating the full community and workplace inclusion individuals with diverse abilities. Whether you’re looking to begin your journey in this fascinating field or refresh and update your skills, CASE has an opportunity for you.


The online format of our courses makes it easy to fit these programs into your life. Lively discussion boards will boost your learning, generate ideas, and open the door to new contacts and perspectives. To ensure the best possible experience and a comfortable networking environment, class sizes are kept small.

Supported Employment Essentials Certificate Program
Job Development Certificate Program
Digital Literacy Instructor Certificate Program


I can’t even begin to explain the numerous new perspectives I gained while taking the SEE program. The instructors helped guide us through each new concept and technique to ensure we consistently provide quality services within our respective organizations.”
Stephanie Gould

Employment Maintenance Worker
Nova Scotia Works – Cumberland African Nova Scotian Association

This course helped me refine what Supported Employment looks like. It allowed me to get out of my comfort zone and get familiar with new ways of approaching employers, supporting clients, and working with my organization to be better in the future.”
Leslie Yorke

Youth Leadership Coordinator
YMCA of Cape Breton

Completing this course has definitely reenergized me and although I have always loved this kind of work, it has me excited to try some new approaches and resources. I feel I have a larger toolbox of resources than before.”
Robin Benedict

Employment Maintenance Worker / Job Coach
PeopleWorx Society

I was so impressed with the instructors and how the course was delivered. The tools and strategies … allowed me to understand what my role as an employment specialist was really all about. I deployed the tools and strategies within my role with a lot of success. If you are wanting to learn how to best serve your clients as an Employment Specialist, I highly recommend this online course!”
Trevor Folgering

Job Developer
Partners in Employment