Ignite and Inspire with Our Leading Keynote Speakers

We provide world-leading keynote speakers for conferences and events. With a wealth of experience and rich stories to share, our vocational rehabilitation experts are the perfect addition to ignite and inspire your audience

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Broad Engagement

Keep your audience engaged and invested through the experiences shared by our professional keynote speakers. Teach your audience various techniques that they can apply in their own job role.

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Motivate Others / Engage and Inspire

Inspire your audience to be the best they can be and achieve great things in both their professional and personal life. Our inspirational keynote speakers will ensure your guests leave the event eager to make positive changes that will impact the lives of many for years to come.

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Bring Energy and Enthusiasm

Our skilled and inspiring speakers will leave a lasting impression on your audience, ensuring that your event isn’t one to forget. Make an instant impact, captivate your audience, and ensure a transformative event that gets people talking.

Speaking Topics

Ethical Decision Making

We all like to believe that we are all ethical creatures. Yet much of our ethical decision-making is based on our gut reactions, our internal values, our cultural background and our life experiences. How do we decide what is ethical when blanketed with so much personal bias?

In this session we will examine our own personal values and how they impact our decision-making. Using the wisdom of philosophical ethics, we will a practice new form of decision-making.

What You Will Learn

  • Examine ethical decision-making and the influence of personal
  • Explore our personal values
  • Understand the impact that rationalizations have on our decision-making
  • Use a new ethical decision making tool to move beyond personal bias
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A Taste of Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is a “collaborative conversation to strengthen a person’s own motivation for and commitment to change.” In this presentation we explore the basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing and experience a taste of how it may be applied. This session will be informative, interactive, and fun.

What You Will Learn

  • Distinguish Motivational Interviewing from traditional forms of counselling
  • Understand the role that ambivalence plays in client interactions
  • Learn how typical conversation styles can become roadblocks to change
  • Define the concept of “change talk”
  • Identify and practice basic tools to enhance effectiveness of referrals, initial interviews, and employment related interactions
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Personal and Professional Resilience

We cannot control many of the challenges we face. But can we control our reactions to these events? Research has demonstrated that resilient people are more successful, happier and healthier. In this presentation participants examine how they respond to adversity and explore methods to improve their resilience.

What You Will Learn

  • Recognize pitfalls to resilience
  • Identify personal strengths and characteristics
  • Approach adversity with more personal control
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Custom Speaking Topic

If you’re having trouble finding the right topic for your event, don’t fret — reach out to our friendly team who will facilitate in helping you deliver just what you’re looking for. We have a strong roster of talented speakers who are experts across a wide range of subjects, and we will do our utmost best to find the perfect match for your corporate event.

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"The Center for Innovative Training in Vocational Rehabilitation (CIT-VR) partnered with the VRDG to offer seven of their training modules to personnel in a training cohort comprised of 10 State VR agencies. The feedback we received from the leadership participating in this cohort was overwhelmingly positive."
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John C. Walsh

Project Director

"Our counselors really enjoy the ease of registration, high level of accessibility and the lowest prices available for these classes.  The content is very interactive, engaging and relevant as new courses are frequently developed."
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Matt Abrahamson

Public Service Administrator

"I love the VRDG courses. They really are written in a practical way. I can apply what I learned. As a screen reader user, I also enjoy how easy the content is to access. Keep it up!"
Shawnese Laury-Johnson

Shawnese Laury-Johnson

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, BSBP

"We had our entire team at Employment Resources Inc. take the online Ethics Course through the VR Development Group.  The course is well-designed, easy to use and offers real-life examples of the types of ethical decisions people encounter in their work.  The course was meaningful and relevant to people with all different roles with our agency, from the  finance director to office manager and of course, to our benefits specialists.  This was a flexible, cost effective way for us to ensure robust ethics training including a discussion of boundaries and confidentially  for our team."
Beth Wroblewski

Beth Wroblewski

Executive Director, Employment Resources Inc.