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Advancing Disability Inclusion
Happy New Year!
On behalf of the Disability:IN Uinta County Board of Directors and staff, we wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year.
Starting a new year, many people remember last year’s achievements and failures and look forward to the promise of a new year, of a new beginning. We take stock and plan new courses of action to better our lives. I would like to thank those who contributed to our 2020 voyage by continuing disability inclusion efforts and supporting youth with disabilities & at-risk. Despite the pandemic, we were able to impact the lives of youth and businesses within our community.
This year we are working with Cultivate Ability, located in Jackson WY, in surveying employers concerning elevating disability inclusion in the workplace in order to plan a series of webinars to support employers as they commit to disability inclusion.
We are seeking your input on planning future webinars.
DISABILITY INCLUSION SURVEY
Please take two minutes to click on the link and provide us with your input. Please invite your team members to complete the survey.
Register here by January 12: https://forms.gle/aJqBUCAUm9RhGdXh7
Disability:IN Uinta County is one of the twenty-eight affiliates nationwide that drives the mission of disability inclusion forward. One of our affiliates, Disability:IN Greater Kanas City, invites us to participate in the following webinar. Please take advantage of these opportunities provide to you by knowledgeable and professional individuals.
Many people are still feeling the backlash of the pandemic and businesses continue to need resources. During this session, we will discuss what happens to people facing adversity (trauma) and ways that organizations can help promote resilience.
Understand the types of trauma,
Identify how people respond to trauma, and
Identify ways that organizations can help promote resilience in their workforce
This session is for anyone with a stake in ensuring employees well being and performance:
Health & Wellness leaders, coaches, and consultants
ABOUT OUR SPEAKERS
Marsha Morgan, Founder, Resilience Builders. Marsha retired from Truman Medical Center (TMC) in February 2016. There, she served as the Chief Operating Officer for Behavioral Health for 23 years. During her career of 45 years, she was always an advocate for people with mental illnesses and disabilities. Marsha has been involved with creating trauma-informed and resilient organizations since 2009. Since 2016, Marsha created her company, Resilience Builders. She has co-facilitated learning collaboratives in Missouri, facilitated trauma-responsive trainings for the Missouri Department of Mental Health, supported Trauma Matters KC grant implementation, and is working with the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice, a National organization promoting trauma-informed policy and practice across the nation. She has also provided training and organizational consultation to schools, early childhood providers, first responders, community mental health centers, healthcare systems, and communities. Her community involvement includes being a co-founder of Trauma Matters KC and serving on the following community boards and committees – Missouri Coalition of Community Behavioral Healthcare, Chamber of Commerce Healthy KC Behavioral Health Committee, Community Network for Behavioral Health Care, and Metro Council of Community Mental Health Centers.
Candis Boily, MSCP, LPC is a Therapist and Crisis Manager at Tri-County Mental Health (TCMHS) and Team Lead for the Crisis Counseling Program powered by FEMA. Having worked in the field of secondary trauma and self-care for the past 9 years, Candis is a leader in self-care, trauma, and disaster relief at Tri-County Mental Health. She continues to be a passionate advocate for others to prioritize self-care to ensure the health and longevity of their careers.
Benefits of Hiring People
Hiring managers like predictable results, here are some predictable benefits to expect in today’s market when hiring a qualified candidate with a disability. Benefits of hiring include:
Increased hiring pool.
Positively impacts the retention of existing employees.
ROI – Tax and other financial incentives including productivity benefits.
Reduce cost of employee benefits available.
Response to an aging workforce.
Increased work ethic/dedication.
Enhanced staff morale.
A new look at creativity and problem-solving.
We empower businesses to achieve
disability inclusion and equality.
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