Your expectations and attitudes matter.
Believing that the people you support can succeed in employment may be the difference in whether they work or not. Most people are motivated to work if they perceive an importance of work — and a genuine belief that work is possible — from the professionals who support them.
Take a self-assessment to reflect on your own beliefs and thoughts about employment.
Reflect: Agency assessment
Take an agency assessment to gain insight into your agency's culture.
Strategize: Work is a solution
Read about and strategize how work can be a solution for issues facing the people you support.
Believe: Success stories
Watch videos and read stories about how employment has worked for others.
FAQs about work
Work and benefits can go together! Anticipating common questions can help you prepare for conversations about employment.
How to have engaging conversations about work
Use these simple conversation tips to help people talk about work.