The overall Conference theme is:

What About Tomorrow - The Next Steps for Supported Employment

The Conference aims to promote future strategies to develop sustainable employment and work inclusion for disabled people and people in disadvantaged situations.

The main objective is to explore the development of Supported Employment for different stakeholders and contexts:

What about tomorrow for:

  • Employers
  • Citizens (service users, job seekers)
  • Employment specialists/job coaches
  • Policies/labour market strategies

Workshop themes

The main question for abstract submitters to answer: “What will participants learn from your session?”

Theme 1: Policy making for active citizenships

  • How to achieve active participation and real influence on policies and new directions in SE
  • Co-creation(co-design and co-production)
  • How to develop involvement of different stakeholders 
  • Social entrepreneurships 
  • Self-employment
  • Supported employment in different political and organisational frameworks
  • Supported Employment for people in disadvantaged situations (e.g. young people not in education, employment or training, immigrants, refugees, people in prison services, etc.)
  • Work and health
  • Inclusive policies and practice
  • Implementation of new practices
  • UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and impact on rights and anti-discrimination 
  • What have we learned from Covid-19?

Theme 2: Supported Employment in a digital world 

  • Digital SE-services
  • Individual approach for job seekers
  • Follow-up services for employers
  • Gaming technology
  • Virtual and augmented reality 
  • Digital job support
  • Teleworking – work from home 
  • What have we learned from Covid-19?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges?

Theme 3: Career development

  • Career competence in a life span perspective
  • Career guidance
  • Personal future planning
  • Career development for people in disadvantaged situations (e.g. young people not in education, employment or training, immigrants, refugees, people in prison services, etc.)
  • Supported Education and tailored university courses for people with disability
  • Apprenticeships 
  • Employers' associations and trade unions’ roles 
  • Career development in a changing labour market

Theme 4: Job development 

  • Job creation(co-design and co-production)
  • Job tailoring
  • Autonomy and choices to choose, get and keep jobs
  • Diversity in terms of disability, social circumstances, disadvantaged situations
  • Work and health 
  • Co-creation with employers 
  • Employers' perspectives on job development and job carving
  • The financial and commercial aspects 
  • Active management and leaderships to sustain jobs
  • Competences of employment specialists/job coaches for the future
  • Staff training and development 

Cross cutting themes (common to all the conference themes)

  • Quality
  • Customer choice and control
  • Improving Supported Employment

Keywords

SE post Covid 19
Job development
Employers’ perspective
Career development
Diversity
SE in different countries
Individual choice and autonomy
Innovation
Entrepreneurship
Assistive technology
Work from home
Co-creation
Co-production
Digital skills

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