Employment and Justice Involvement

Employment support for persons with challenging backgrounds can be a challenge within itself.  This webinar will provide participants with different perspectives on how to assist individuals who have been involved in the justice system with obtaining employment.   Using tools that encourage a strength-based approach and person-centered planning can greatly increase consumers’ potential for employment.  The conversation will include ways that mental health professionals can tailor their job development efforts with consumers and employers when job searching for consumers that has been involved in the criminal justice system. Participants will also hear about bonding and record expungements. 

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to

1.  Write strength-based explanation letters for employers review.

2.  Seek out employers who hire individuals who are justice involved

3.  Tailor job development presentation when job searching for or with consumers with challenging backgrounds.

Presenter: Meka McNeal, B.A.

Recorded on 12/8/16. If you do not see the video below, you can view in YouTube: Employment and Justice Involvement.   Transcript available.


This event is available for continuing education, CRC and LPC credit. In order for UNTWISE to provide verification of completion for 'On Demand' events, you must 

  • register for the event (below)
  • watch the video 
  • complete a short assessment (link will be emailed after registration)

Payment: Purchase Order or payment by check or credit card must be received 7 days prior to start date. If you have any problems when trying to pay for the course, contact UNTWISE at (940) 565-4000 for further assistance.

Registration Deadline: Registration will be closed 7 days prior to training commencement.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made 2 weeks prior to training to receive a full refund. No refund will be provided if cancellation is made within 2 weeks of training. Please fax cancellation to (940) 565-3960 or email UNTWISE@unt.edu.

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