NON-PROFIT CONSULTATION

PROFESSIONAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

 

White, J., O’Neil, L., Seppala L., Nacario, J., (2014). Invited Presentation, Employment First, Policy, Preparation, and Practice., Workability Conference, Dana Point, CA.

 

Zivolich, S., Nacario J., Weiner, J., Bisogno, S., Yoo, J., (2014). Invited Presentation, Day Program Change to Completely Integrated Work Provider, a Comprehensive Stakeholder Guide. 31st. Annual CAL-TASH Conference, San Francisco, CA.

 

Weiner, J., Zivolich, S., Nacario J., Bisogno, S., Yoo, J., (2014). Use of Reflective Practice to Train and Supervise Job Coaches. 31st..Annual CAL-TASH Conference, San Francisco, CA.

 

Zivolich, S., Nacario, J., Culp, M., Weiner J., (2012). 30 Years of Systems Change to Evidence-Based Practice for an Integrated Work Organization. 37th Annual TASH Conference, Long Beach, CA.

 

Zivolich, S. (2012).  Comment to the National Council on Disability Council's Ad Hoc Committee on Sub-minimum Wage and Sheltered Workshops, Public Quarterly Meeting, Los Angeles, CA

 

Zivolich, S., Nacario J., (2011). Integrated Employment Strategies in Difficult Economic Times. 29th.Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Irvine, CA.

 

Zivolich, S., Weiner J., (2010). Everybody Works: Integrated Work Strategies in Tough Economic Times. 35th.Annual TASH Conference, Denver, CO.

 

Zivolich, S., Nacario J., Weiner J., (2010). Everybody Works: Employment Strategies in Difficult Economic Times. 28th. Annual CAL-TASH Conference, San Francisco, CA.

 

Zivolich, S. (2009). Integrated Employment, a Two Decade Perspective. 27th Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Manhattan Beach, CA.

 

Weiner, J., Zivolich, S. (2008). LRE Impact on Transitional Employment for Students with Significant Disabilities. 33rd. Annual TASH International Conference, Seattle, WA.

 

Weiner, J., Zivolich, S. (2008). Special Education, Is it Justified for Students with Significant Disabilities. 26th Annual CALTASH  Conference, San Francisco, CA.

 

Weiner, J., Zivolich, S. (2008). Transitional Employment for Students with Significant Disabilities. 24th.. Annual Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Weiner, J., Zivolich, S. (2007). Community Training Impact on Transitional Employment for Students with Significant Disabilities. 23th.. Annual Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Weiner, J., Zivolich, S. (2007). LRE Impact on Transitional Employment for Students with Significant Disabilities. 25th. Annual CAL-TASH Conference, Manhattan Beach, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (2006). Invited Presentation, Integrated Employment Outcomes in Orange County, OC Transition Team Meeting, Sponsored by Irvine City Schools, Irvine, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (2006). Invited Presentation, Employment Advocacy, Advocacy 101: Ability or Disability Forum, Sponsored by the Special Needs Commission of Jewish Family Service of Orange County, Irvine, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (2004). Implementing Natural Supports in the Workplace, Invited Presentation, Western Washington University Tele-conference, Sponsored by the Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation, Mt. Lake Terrace, Washington.

 

Zivolich, S., (1997). A Corporate Initiative at Universal Studios, Invited Presentation, 12th. Annual Integration Institute, Anaheim, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1996). Getting and Keeping Integrated Jobs for Persons with Significant Disabilities, Invited Presentation, Sponsored by The National Autism Society, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1996). Corporate Initiative Strategies, Invited Presentation, Sponsored by The California Association for Supported Employment, Palm Springs, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1995). A National Corporate Employment Initiative for Persons with Severe Disabilities: A Ten Year Perspective, Invited Presentation, Sponsored by The Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps, San Francisco, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1995). Marketing and Job Development for Natural Supports, Association for Disability Employment, National Seminar Tour: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Newcastle; Australia.

 

Zivolich, S., (1995). Hiring People With Disabilities: Good Business Sense, Invited Keynote, The Arc of New Mexico Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Zivolich, S., (1995). Job Development In Tough Economic Times, Invited Presentation, The Arc of New Mexico Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Zivolich, S., Perry R., (1994) Natural Supports: California Pilot Outcomes, Invited Presentation, Supported Life Institute, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Employment, Out of the Boxes, Keynote Presentation, Association for Disability Employment, Sydney, Australia.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Employment, Out of the Boxes, National Speaking Tour, Association for Disability Employment, Adelaide, Newcastle, Melbourne, Canteberry, Australia.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994). The Critical Impact of Targeted Jobs Tax Credit Program on Employment Opportunities For Persons With Significant Disabilities, Invited Testimony, Hearing Before the Committee on Ways and Means House of Representatives,

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Hiring People with Disabilities is not a Charitable Gesture: The American Experience, Invited Presentation, Association for Disability Employment, Sydney, Australia.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Effective Employment Strategies for Persons with Disabilities in the United States, Keynote Presentation, Japanese Food Service Association, San Francisco, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Supported Employment Achievements in the United States,

Invited Presentation, Taiwan Social Welfare Conference, Sponsored by California State University Long Beach, Orange, California.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Using Targeted Jobs Tax Credit in the Hiring of Persons with Disabilities, Colorado Employment Summit, Sponsored by the National Employment Opportunities Network, Denver, Colorado.

 

Zivolich, S., (1994), Job Development and Marketing in Tough Economic Times, Invited Workshop, San Diego Seminar By the Bay Training Consortium, San Diego, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Davis, J., (1993), Employer Support Strategies to Facilitate Work Force Integration, Invited Presentation, Sponsored by The President's Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities, Americans With Disabilities Act: A Forum on the Progress of Implementation, Washington, D.C.

 

Zivolich, S., (1993), Corporate Initiatives: The Bottom Line Outcomes, Keynote Presentation, Sponsored by The Department of Human Services, Governor's Conference on Developmental Disabilities, Employment: The Final Frontier, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

 

Zivolich, S., (1993), Transitional School Employment Programs, Factors For Success, Invited Presentation, National Down Syndrome Congress, 21st Annual convention, Anaheim, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Davis, J., Seppala, L.  (1993), Natural Support Strategies, Invited Workshop, CAL-TASH State Conference, Sponsored by The Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps. Burbank, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Davis, J., (1992), Natural Supports Workshop, Invited Workshop, Sponsored by The Oregon Rehabilitation Association, Changeover Forum, Salem, Oregon.

 

Zivolich, S., (1992), The Pizza Hut Experience: Making It Work, Keynote Presentation, Sponsored by The Association for Supported Employment, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

Zivolich, S., Davis, J., (1992), The Americans With Disability Act: Challenge and Opportunity, Invited Presentation, Western Restaurant Show, Sponsored by the California Restaurant Association, San Francisco, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1992). ADA, Benefits to Employers, Community, and Persons with Disabilities, Invited Presentation, 2nd Annual Integration Institute, Sponsored by Integrated Resources Institute, Irvine California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1992). Corporate Natural Support Models, Invited Presentation, CAL-TASH State Conference, Sponsored by The Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps. Irvine, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1991). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Natural Support Strategies, Invited Presentation, International TASH Conference, Sponsored by The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps.

 

Zivolich, S. (1990). A Corporate Commitment to Hire People With Disabilities, Invited Keynote, Quality of Life: Visions for the 1990's, Sponsored by ARC Colorado, Lakewood, Colorado.

 

Zivolich, S., Nakao, G., LaMar, K., Mainini, R. (1990). Regional Center Strategies for Developing Integrated Work Opportunities, Panel Presentation, Beyond Disability Conference, Sponsored by California Department of Rehabilitation, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Pronschinske, R. (1990). A National Corporate Perspective on Supported Employment, Panel Presentation, Beyond Disability Conference, Sponsored by California Department of Rehabilitation, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Pronschinske, R., Fiorini, N., Davis, J. (1990). Mentoring in the Workplace, Supported Life Conference, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1990). Determining Quality Standards for Supported Employment Services, Invited Presentation, Rehabilitation, Creating Opportunities, Sponsored by National Rehabilitation Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Zivolich, S., Barker, J., Kaucic, L. (1990). Supported Employment - Is It Competitive Employment?, Invited Presentation, Rehabilitation, Creating Opportunities, Sponsored by National Rehabilitation Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Employment for the Disabled, Radio Interview KEZY, Anaheim, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Lambert, J., Moore, K. (1989). Pizza Hut Delivers on Supported Employment, Invited Presentation, Ensuring Quality of Life, Sponsored by Young Adult Institute, New York, New York.

 

Zivolich, S., Naeve, L., Shiraga, B. (1989). Transition Programming and Supported Employment, Invited Presentation, Community Integration Solving the Problems, Sponsored by the California Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Fresno, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Sabsiton D. (1989). A Quality Assurance System for Integrated Work Programs, Community Integration Solving the Problems, Sponsored by the California Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Fresno, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Reister, P., Manini, R., Virago, S. (1989). Integrated Work: A Needs Assessment for Regional Centers, Community Integration Solving the Problems, Sponsored by the California Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Fresno, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Integrated Employment Options, Invited Presentation, The Child is the Reason: Parents and Professionals United, Sponsored by State Department of Education, San Diego, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Supported Employment From an Employers Perspective, Invited Keynote, Supported Employment Conference, Sponsored by South Dakota Rehabilitation Association, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Marketing Supported Employment: A Sale on Quality, Invited Presentation, Beyond the Classroom, Into the Community, Sponsored by Arizona Department of Education, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

Peters, J., Orban, A., Nelan, B., Lattuca, F., Zivolich, S. (1989). Responsible Hospitality Creating Employment Opportunities, Invited Presentation, Independent Living Conference 1989, Sponsored by the Research and Training Center on Independent Living, Bethesda, Maryland.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Developing and Maintaining Long-Term Relationships with Employers, Invited Presentation, Building Partnerships that Work, Sponsored by MHO/Programs for Developmental Disabilities, Corvallis, Oregon.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Community-Based Vocational Training For Students with Severe Disabilities, Invited Symposium Lecture, Education Innovation Institute, Sponsored by the California Department of Education, Newport Beach, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Lyndes, J., Nelson, B., Evans, M., Schuuvam, D. (1989). Supported Work, Panel Presentation, the 1990 Report and Beyond, Sponsored by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, San Francisco, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Never Promise What You Can't Deliver and Always Deliver What You Promise: Corporate Perspectives on Quality Supported Employment, Invited Keynote, Partnership for Transition, Sponsored by State Department of Public Instruction, Bismarck, North Dakota.

 

Zivolich, S., Butley, D. (1989). Jobs Plus, Invited Presentation, 1989 North Carolina Vocational Alternatives Conference, Sponsored by the University of North Carolina, Durham, North Carolina.

 

Zivolich, S. (1989). Jobs Plus: Pizza Huts National Employment Project, Invited Presentation, Partnerships for the 1990's, Sponsored by Inter-National Association of Business, Industry and Rehabilitation, Dallas, Texas.

 

Zivolich, S., Trull, R., Dziad, T. (1989). A National Corporate Commitment to Hiring 2,000 Employees with Severe Disabilities, Invited Presentation, a Working Reality, Community Integration for the 1990's, Sponsored by University of North Texas, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Zivolich, S., Sabsiton, D. (1989). Job Coaching and Supervision Strategies, Invited Presentation, Supported Life 1989, Sponsored by Area Board III, Sacramento, California

 

Zivolich, S., Virago, S. (1988). Integrated Service Systems for Persons With Developmental Disabilities, Invited presentation, Back to the Future, annual conference, Sponsored by American Association Mental Retardation, San Jose, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Shorter, J. (1988). Quality Assurance, How to Ensure that Clients are Well Served, Invited presentation, a conference for Regional Center Board Members, Sponsored by Association of Regional Center Agencies, San Diego, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). A Full Employment Initiative for Persons With Severe Disabilities, Orange County,  Invited presentation, Supported Employment: Working It Out Direction In Policy and Practice, Sponsored by Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). A Full Employment Initiative for Persons With Severe Disabilities, Invited presentation, Supported Life '88, Sponsored by Sacramento Area Board, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). Integrated Service Systems, Invited presentation, Sponsored by Association of Area Boards, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). Developing Integrated Work Options, Invited presentation, Sponsored by California Developmental Disabilities Council, Ontario, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). Pizza Hut Integrated Work Program: Kansas, Invited presentation, Sponsored by Kansas Department of Rehabilitation, Wichita, Kansas.

 

Zivolich, S., Vinton, B., Logan, M. (1988). Pizza Hut, Inc.: A National Integrated Work Effort, "15th Annual National Conference," Sponsored by The Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps, Washington D.C.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). Process Evaluation Procedures for Regional Centers, Invited presentation, Integrated Service Systems Symposium, Sponsored by The Association of Regional Center Agencies, Oakland, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Allen, J., Blanton, L. (1988). Quality Assurance Strategies for Integrated Work Service Delivery, Collaborative Conference, Sponsored by the California Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps, Oakland, California.

 

Robinson, R., Lamb, M., Zivolich, S. (1988). Empowering Systems in California, Accomplishments, Strategies and Lessons in Creating Employment Choices for Persons With Severe Disabilities. Employment, Choices and Change Conference, Sponsored by the Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps, Washington, D.C.

 

Zivolich, S. (1988). Critical Care Provider Support for Integrated Work, Invited Presentation, Sponsored by Society of Care Providers Organization, San Francisco, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Quality Indicators for Integrated Work, "14th Annual National Convention," Sponsored by the Association for Persons With Severe Handicaps, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Effective Management Practices for Supported Employment, Invited Presentation for one day seminar, Sponsored by Helen Keller Technical Assistance Center, Denver, Colorado.

 

Zivolich, S., Gortz, J., Allen, J. (1987). Long Term Customer Relations, Strategies for Supported Work Programs, Invited Presentation, Sponsored by Westside Regional Center, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Developing Employer Partnerships, Invited keynote address, Supported Work State Advisory Meeting, Sponsored by Wisconsin State Department of Rehabilitation, Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). An Outcome Evaluation System for Integrated Work, Invited presentation for one day workshop, Transition Research Conference, Sponsored by the Educational Transition Center, Oakland, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Inman, C., Scro, J. (1987). Advocating for Systems Change; Strategies and Impacts, Invited presentation Community Integration in California; A Better Life, A Better Community, Sponsored by Syracuse University Center of Human Policy, Orange, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Strategies for Job Development and Facilitating Ongoing Employer Relations, Invited presentation, Community Based Vocational Training for all Ages, It Works, Sponsored by Ventura County Special Education, Ventura, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Integrated Work, Developing Program Options, Invited presentation, Sponsored by Mental Health Association, Fresno, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Marketing Supported Work to Business, Invited keynote address, Sponsored by Kentucky State Department of Rehabilitation, Frankfort, Kentucky.

 

Zivolich, S., Bamberg, E. (1987). Quality Assurance Evaluation Process for Integrated Work Programs, Back to the Future: Integration revisited conference, Sponsored by the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Zivolich, S. (1987). Converting Activity Centers to Integrated Work Services for Adults with Serve Disabilities, Invited keynote address, Supported Life '87 Expanding Options for Community Integration Conference, Sponsored by Kelso Foundation, Area Board III, Sacramento, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Blanton, R. (1986). Marketing the Hard to Place Client, Invited presentation, Projects With Industry Training Conference, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1986). How 200 Supported Work Placements Were Made in Orange County in 18 Months, Invited presentation, Employment Conference, Ellensburg IX, Ellensburg, Oregon.

 

Zivolich, S. (1986). Implementing Integrated Employment for Persons with Severe Disabilities, Invited presentation, California Vocational Education Conference, Sponsored by Industry Education Council, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1986). Integrated Work Program Development for Activity Centers, Paper presented at California Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps Conference, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1986). Enhancing Productivity, Non-Sheltered Work Options for Persons with Severe Handicaps, Invited presentation, sponsored by American Association on Mental Deficiency, Anaheim, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1985). Progress of Adult Activity Centers to Integrated Supported Work Models, Analysis of Change, Paper presented to International Conference on the Decade of Disabled: Transition to Work and Life, Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Zivolich, S. (1985). Non-Sheltered Work Options, Presentation at the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Zivolich, S. (1985). An Analysis of Current Service Delivery Options for Adults with Severe Handicaps, Paper presented at California Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps Conference, Fresno, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1985). Transition From School to Integrated Work, Invited presentation Area Board 10, Integration Conference, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1984). Administrative Strategies for Implementing Integrated and Community Based School Programs, Panel Chair at Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Zivolich, S., Boyer, L. (1984). Integrated Community Based Programming for Persons with Multiple Handicaps, Panel presentation at California Association for Persons with Sever Handicaps Conference, Sacramento, California. 

 

Zivolich, S., Grainger, C. (1983). Strategies for Community Referenced Curriculum Development, Invited presentation, Nevada Council for Exceptional Children, Reno, Nevada.

 

Zivolich, S., Thvedt, J. (1983). Staff Development Issues in Management of Assaultive Behavior, Presentation at Council for Exceptional Children Council, Pasadena, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1982). Logistics of Community Based Programming, Panel presentation, Association for the Severely Handicapped, Denver, Colorado.

 

Zivolich, S., Rosenberg, W., Neary, T. (1982). Providing Alternatives in Career Education. Presentation at the Association for the Severely Handicapped Conference, Denver, Colorado.

 

Zivolich, S. (1982). Strategies for Teaching Community Based Skills, Invited presentation, Endowed Chair in Mental Retardation Conference, sponsored by California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

 

Zivolich, S., Rosenberg, W., Neary, T. (1982). Parents, Educators, and Community Partners in Successful Vocational Planning, Panelist presentation, Council for Exceptional Children Conference, Monterey, California.

 

Zivolich, S. (1982). Individual Critical Skills Model (ICSM), Seminar presentation to California Association of Professors in Special Education, Monterey, California.