General Training Information
On a wide range of evidence-based and evidence-informed practices, the Colorado Office of
Employment First (COEF) has resources, subject matter experts and trainers available to assist.
Meet Your Needs
Job seekers, families, services providers, employers — experience the range of topics.
Subject Matter Expertise
COEF trainers have years of experience in the field and in their areas of expertise.
COEF COVID-19 Response
Employment /COVID-19 webinars since April are archived. See links below.
Talking About Employment During the IEP Process
Celebrating 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Employment Opportunities – A Panel Discussion with Colorado’s Employment First Leaders
Supporting Young Adults with Disabilities to Achieve Employment
Trauma-Informed Care in Uncertain Times
Concepts of trauma-informed care within the context of the present day, COVID19 Reality
Leading Colorado in Discovery Services
Importance of Discovery within the Customized Employment program and shared experiences using the approach.
Benefits Counseling and COVID-19 Including Information on Economic Impact Payments
Employment Services During COVID
Providing Services to People with Behavioral Health Disorders during COVID-19
Adapting Employment First Efforts to COVID-19
Supporting Individuals with Disabilities During the Stay-At Home Period and Beyond
- Colorado Association of People Supporting Employment First
- IPS Employment Center – National Center on Individual Placement and Support
- Lead Center
- National Association of People Supporting Employment First
- Office of Disability Employment Policy – Customized Employment
- Virginia Commonwealth University National Training and Data Center
- Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center
Check out our other training options!
COEF has in-depth, performance-based training offerings on Customized Employment and Individual Placement and Support as well as upon request workshops on Employment First philosophy, Benefits Counseling, Youth and Family Education, and Supported Employment.