Social Dynamics (SD) is positioned at the nexus of a number of current national initiatives addressing the employment needs of individuals with disabilities and/or complex employment situations, including veterans. We have senior staff with extensive experience in research, evaluation and the development and implementation of national training, technical assistance (T/TA) and systems, organizational and program capacity building. Our team’s state, national, and international projects focus upon increasing employment opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities and those that are experiencing significant return to work barriers, including TANF recipients and people who are homeless. Our experience working with state disability services agencies, The United States Department of Labor, the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the Health Resources and Services Administrative, State Vocational Rehabilitation and workforce development agencies, including American Job Centers, the Office of Disability Employment Policy and the Employment and Training Administration. Our 21 years of experience provides us with a unique perspective on effective, sustainable methods to increase the capacities of services and systems and the employment capabilities of the people they serve.
Social Dynamics also develops and delivers training curricula in multi-modal formats including direct skills training in group sessions; on-line Communities of Practice; Webinars and on-line discussion forums; supplemented by guidebooks and topic-specific training tools and follow-along support. Training topics have included, but have not been limited to: entrepreneurship and self-employment for veterans and others;workforce flexibility for job seekers with disabilities, employer engagement, employment retention, customized employment and its components, supported, integrated employment evidence-based practices, aging into disability, workplace flexibility, workforce investment system programs and services, and the components of Ticket to Work (TTW) and its implementation in the American Job Centers (AJCs). Our team has worked internationally to address employment issues; managing projects and delivering training sessions in the
If you are interested and want to know more about our capabilities, please contact Douglas Klayman, Ph.D., President or Barry Goldman, Chief Operating Officer