Online Courses

  Course Name Next Offering
Details Supported Employment for Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury May 30, 2016
Details Overview of Self-Employment for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities August 29, 2016
Details Supported Employment Web-Based Certificate Series
ACRE Certified
October 3, 2016
Details Customized Employment To be determined
Details Transition to Work for Individuals with Autism To be determined
Details Job Development To be determined
Details Real Work for Real Pay for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder To be determined
Details Employing People with Disabilities: A Business Perspective To be determined
Details Disability Awareness HR Management Online Seminar Self-paced

ACRE Certification

The Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) awards nationally recognized Certificates of Achievement to providers of employment services to people with disabilities. This Certificate documents that the provider has satisfactorily completed a minimum of 40 hours of training or professional development provided by an ACRE-approved training resource. Virginia Commonwealth University is a member of ACRE, and the Supported Employment Online Certificate Series and the Supported Competitive Employment for Individuals with Mental Illness online courses are both recognized training programs.

Individuals who complete all of the requirements for VCU's online courses in supported employment will be eligible to receive a National Certificate in Employment Services. A list of individuals in each state who have received this certificate is available online. You may learn more about ACRE by visiting A listing of individuals who have received a certificate of course completion for the above-named courses is available online as well.


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Registration and Payment

Registration and payment for these courses can be completed online. Our web-based storefront accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. You can also pay by check.

International participants must pay online via credit card; we cannot accept checks from international banks.