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Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators

ODP Announcement 19 -036 provides information regarding The Arc of Pennsylvania hosting two ACRE certification training sessions in June. This ACRE certification training, a combination of both in-person and online training, is for providers of Supported Employment services.

Training in Hermitage, PA is scheduled for June 3 – 6, 2019 at 850 North Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148. Registration is required and is open until May 10, 2019.

Training in State College, PA is scheduled for June 11 – 13, 2019 at 318 South Atherton Street, State College, PA 16801. Registration is required and is open until May 28, 2019.

The project will reimburse attendees up to $25 for travel expenses they incur to attend and participate in the training, upon successful completion of the ACRE certification. Priority will be given to ODP and OVR-approved Supported Employment providers. Small Group Employment and Community Participation Support – Prevocational Services providers may register and attend as space allows. Please email any questions about the trainings.

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) recently announced (in ODP Communication Number 041-18) that the College of Employment Services (CES) is now offering Association of Community Rehabilitation Educations (ACRE) Basic Employment Certification Course Online. ODP Communication Number 046-18 provides updated information regarding a change in the contact for Part 2 of the College of Employment Services ACRE Supplement and also an increase in the cost for Part 2 of the CES ACRE Basic Employment Certification Course.

Part 2 of the CES ACRE Supplement consists of four instructor-led webinars, discussion forums, case studies, and field assignments that are reviewed and approved by an instructor from the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI). In order to obtain the ACRE Basics Certificate of Achievement, participants must complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of the CES Certified Training. The cost to complete Part 2: CES ACRE Supplement is currently $170 until December 31, 2108 only. Effective January 1, 2019, the cost for all learners will increase to $225. In order to receive the discounted rate, users must enter the discount code ACRE2018.

The ICI will be the point of contact for CES learners interested in using Part 2: CES ACRE Supplement to achieve the ACRE Basic Certificate of Achievement. ICI can be contacted via this link.