Trainings & Courses 

Partners for Employment offers the following free online courses:

College of Employment Services

Partners for Employment offers the Institute for Community Inclusion's College of Employment Services course in a blended format, combining an online curriculum with live discussion. This course is offered throughout the state during the Fall and Spring semesters. Learn more.

Create a Learning Profile

A learner profile is required to register for Partners for Employment trainings. Login to create or manage your profile.

 Employment First in New Mexico

This course provides an overview of DDSD's Employment First policy in New Mexico

  • Part One - Welcome to Employment First Training
  • Part Two - Employment First Training

Register here. A Learning Stream Account is required to access the skills check and to receive a certificate of completion.

Working with DDSD and DVR

This course provides an overview of accessing supported employment services through the NM Department of Health/Developmental Disabilities Supports Division and the NM Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

  • Part One - Working with DVR DDSD Introduction
  • Part Two - The DVR Process
  • Part Three - Successful DVR Case Closure

Register here. A Learning Stream Account is required to access the skills check and to receive a certificate of completion. 

Building Workplace Readiness Throughout Your Life

In this video, DDSD Statewide Transition Lead, Steve Scarton, shares resources that students and families can use to nurture workplace readiness from childhood through adulthood.

Watch now: Building Workplace Readiness Throughout Your Life

What do you Mean I Can Work and Still Be on Disability?!

This course provides an overview of the differences between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). It also explains how work incentives and safety nets can benefit people who are employed.

Register here. A Learning Stream Account is required to access the skills check and to receive a certificate of completion.

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