Canadian Association for Supported Employment

DEAM Discussions

Drive Positive Change in Disability Inclusive Employment

The Canadian Association for Supported Employment and Inclusion Canada’s Ready, Willing and Able Initiative are thrilled to introduce, DEAM Discussions, a series of five focus group sessions held throughout September and October. 

By participating, you can help shape the development of national resources for the supported employment community of job seekers, employers and service providers.  

We warmly welcome you to join us and lend your voice to the conversation. These focus groups present a unique opportunity for individuals from all backgrounds and abilities to come together and drive positive change in disability inclusive employment. 

Focus group participants will be entered to win a free one-year CASE membership! 

Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) red on white logo.

Your Voice Matters!

DEAM Discussions is an opportunity to contribute your insights, ideas and expertise to help guide the development of national resources within the sector. Whether you’re a service provider dedicated to empowering job seekers, an employer seeking to create a more inclusive workplace, or an individual looking for meaningful employment, your voice matters! 

Different ways to participate:
  • Engage in meaningful discussions with like-minded professionals. 
  • Collaborate on innovative solutions to enhance supported employment opportunities. 
  • Share your experiences and perspectives to drive positive change. 
Focus group schedule:
  • September 20 — Navigating New Horizons: Innovative post-secondary pathways with service providers 
  • September 27 — Exploring Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship 
  • October 4 -— Decoding the Job Coach’s Impact on Employer Relationships 
  • October 11 -— Ascending Careers: Strategies for advancement explored by agency leaders 
  • October 18 -— Bridging Success: Agency Collaboration 

Each focus group session will be held on a Wednesday at 6 p.m. (EDT). 

We will be offering a $100 honorarium for all job seekers who attend the focus group session on October 18. 

How to get involved:

Don’t miss this chance to network, learn and contribute to the supported employment landscape. To register for one or more of our focus group sessions, please contact [email protected]

Spaces are limited, so get in touch today!