Welcome to State as a Model Employer Training Series. This training is provided by Department of Rehabilitation, California State Government, San Diego State University Interwork Institute, and Talent Knows No Limits.

This training series is designed to increase employment, promotion and equitable treatment of persons with disabilities in the State workforce by demonstrating why people with disabilities are a valued employee resource within the California state workforce. It provides information and resources that enable supervisors and human resource personnel to increase inclusion of candidates with disabilities into the hiring and employment process.

Supervisors and human resource personnel will also be guided in how to follow procedural & legal guidelines when conducting an interview of candidates with disabilities and how to offer a variety of employment options to job candidates with disabilities. Learners will discover how to provide a welcoming, inclusive & fully accessible work environment for employees with disabilities. And, learners will also be guided through the steps necessary for providing reasonable accommodations to both job applicants and employees with disabilities.

The text-only version is available for those who may have limited computer access, different learning styles and to enhance accessibility for people with disabilities.

Certificate is available at the end of each training module once you pass the quiz.