I would probably customize a training plan based on what the new executive director already knows. If s/he has worked for a center in the past, s/he may not need history and philosophy but might need board and finance training.
Embed from Getty Images You already know that your center is required to be consumer controlled. This means that a majority of staff AND management staff must be persons with disabilities, and that a majority of board members must be
The center has some odd jobs around the place — lawn mowing, cleaning, maybe web development or support of the Facebook page. Some centers pay consumers as peer support mentors. Is it okay to hire a consumer to do
Back in the 1980s, when I was a very young manager of a new Center in Kansas, the Rehabilitation Services Administration’s regional office brought in a speaker named John Conway to talk to centers and other RSA funded entities about
There are several elements to a good evaluation. Let me mention those first. I like to see evaluations which: Make sure that the evaluation is a good match for the job description. You may even want to go through job
Centers that are close to Veterans’ organizations geographically have partnered with them in a number of ways. Often centers share in group meetings specific to veterans or to a specific disability experienced by veterans as part of their Peer Support