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Recorded JAN Webcasts

Past JAN Webcasts

Presented: 11/10/2022
Join us for a timely and informative training about veterans with cognitive and mental health impairments and common accommodations that may be needed for success at work. Consultants James Potts and Melanie Whetzel will talk through real-life accommodation situations and solutions. As always, there will be plenty of time for questions.
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Presented: 10/13/2022
Help your organization create a disability-inclusive workplace culture and meet diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) goals. Join this collaborative training brought to you by JAN and the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN). Together, we’ll explore the core components of a disability-inclusive workplace and discuss practical strategies, developed with input from a range of employers with exemplary track records in disability employment, that can help any organization become disability-inclusive.
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Presented: 09/22/2022
(Rescheduled from Sept. 8) Join JAN Cognitive/Neurological Team experts Melanie Whetzel and Alexis Popa for an informative and interactive session on sleep disorders. Employees and employers alike contact JAN for assistance combating sleep disorders – whether the issue is too much sleep and the inability to wake-up, falling asleep uncontrollably, sleeping on the job, or the total lack of sleep that compounds cognitive difficulties. This session is designed with specific JAN examples that will prompt thinking and help generate attendee questions.
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Presented: 08/11/2022
Are you wondering about what’s new in the world of assistive technology (AT)? Are you curious about equipment and technology-related accommodation trends? Do you simply have a love of gadgets? Attend this training for an introduction to new and improved products and a discussion of how to apply them as workplace accommodations. JAN Consultants will discuss new accommodation approaches to a variety of accommodation challenges.
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Presented: 07/14/2022
Attend this ADA Update training to learn from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about the latest developments in the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the workplace, some practical tips for compliance, and answers to tough ADA questions.
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Presented: 06/09/2022
Many employers understand it’s not their responsibility to furnish personal use items, those items needed both on and off the job, as a form of reasonable accommodation. But are there times a personal use item may evolve into a work-related item or accommodation? Perhaps. What about if an employee chooses not to use personal use items, do employers still have to consider reasonable accommodations? Perhaps. Join JAN Motor Consultants as they go over some common and not so common issues when deciphering between what is considered a personal use item...
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Presented: 05/12/2022
Likely a lesser-known fact, reproductive disorders affect millions of Americans each year. Maybe this is partly true because we don’t talk about, or take seriously enough, the impact of these types of disorders on work. What we do know is that job-related limitations associated with reproductive disorders can often be addressed by reasonable accommodations provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and/or related laws. This training will include information about common reproductive disorders, limitations, accommodations, and ADA considerations related to such impairments as endometriosis, premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), fibroids,...
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Presented: 04/14/2022
Join JAN’s Motor Team consultants Matthew McCord and Julie Davis in exploring workplace accommodations to assist your employees with gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. We will explore accommodations that are commonly beneficial for individuals with a variety of limitations that can arise from GI disorders. From ways to increasing access to a restroom, strategies for managing workplace stress, considerations for ensuring supervisors treat these needs with dignity, and more.
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Presented: 03/17/2022
(Rescheduled from 3/10) Executive functions are high-level mental processes or abilities that influence and direct more basic abilities like attention and memory. Join JAN Cognitive/Neurological Team consultants Melanie Whetzel and Alexis Popa for a discussion about accommodation solutions that address limitations affecting attention, time management, memory, hyperactivity/impulsivity, and getting to work on time. This training will be a live question and answer session but will include JAN accommodation examples to prompt thinking about the topics and generate questions about the difficulties you or your employees are experiencing on the job...
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Presented: 03/01/2022
(Original webcast in December 2020, updated March 2022) Whether you provide telework as a benefit of employment or approve it as a form of accommodation, the way we work at home is often vastly different than working at the worksite. As COVID-19 has disrupted most of the world’s workplace environments, it's important that we pay attention to our home work physical environment. Participants will gain knowledge about principles of universal design and practical strategies to make your physical environment more productive and safer. Topics such as environmental aspects, controls and...
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Presented: 02/10/2022
Stay at Work/Return to Work (SAW/RTW) initiatives are designed to retain valued employees and enhance productivity. These initiatives can include temporary or permanent job accommodations such as modified scheduling, job restructuring, transitional work, and reassignment. Various employment laws can interplay when navigating SAW/RTW situations, making it challenging for employers to know best business practices. Join JAN Consultants for a discussion about lessons learned and practical Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidance related to various RTW/SAW issues.
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Presented: 01/13/2022
The job accommodation and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance bar has risen to expert level, requiring a higher level of competence, ADA analysis, and engagement in the interactive accommodation process. Level up your ADA and accommodation game by learning practical ways to master complex accommodation and ADA situations involving engaging in the interactive process, addressing performance issues, modifying workplace policies, managing leave and attendance, and providing reasonable accommodations in a post pandemic world. JAN Principal Consultant Tracie DeFreitas will share expert guidance on accommodation, ADA, and interactive process strategies...
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Upcoming Webcasts

01/12/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
02/09/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
04/13/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
05/11/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
07/13/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
08/10/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern
09/14/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern