Who is Covered Under the ADA?

The ADA starts with the question of who is covered under the Act. The ADA was amended to address this issue. Discover how much has changed in our understanding of how the law looks at disability and who is protected.

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to

  1. Identify who is covered under the ADA.
  2. Describe recent changes in law. 
  3. Apply knowledge to consumers served Employment Service Providers.


If you would like to receive continuing education credit for this training please select the 'add to cart' button below. When payment is received UNTWISE will respond with a link to an assessment. When assessment results are received  a certificate of completion will be uploaded to your user portal on our website.

Presenters:  Joe Bontke and Rodney Klein

Joe Bontke is the outreach manager and ombudsman for the Houston District office of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Joe has been in the field of Human Resources & Civil Rights for the past 27 years and has experience in employment law and adult education.  With a Bachelor's in Philosophy and a Masters in Education, he has been a Human Resources Director, a Training Coordinator for the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Technical Assistance Center for Federal Region VI, was appointed as Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and recently has been named Chair of the Governors’ Committee for People with Disabilities by Governor Rick Perry. Using his entertaining style, Joe has educated groups throughout the country and most recently, his work at the EEOC has enabled him to empower employers and employees with the understanding they need to work effectively at their jobs.  Joe's philosophy of education is - that 90% is knowing where to find the information ... when you need it.

Payment: Purchase Order or payment by check or credit card must be received 7 days prior to start date. Registration is not complete until full payment is received.  Checks should be mailed to UNTWISE, 5511 Union Circle #311456, Denton, Texas 76203-5017. You will be enrolled in the class, subject to availability, when payment is received.  If you have any problems when trying to pay for the course, contact UNTWISE at (940) 565-4000 for 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.


LPC contact hours: 1.5

Social Work CEUs: 1.5

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