New this year! Take the CESPTM  exam at the conference for a chance to earn your first 10 CEUs!

CESPTM (Certified Employment Support Professional) Exam

The Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP™) certification is a nationally recognized credential for professionals working in the employment support and job coaching field. It signifies that an individual possesses the necessary knowledge, skills, and expertise to assist individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment in finding and maintaining meaningful work. The CESP certification is essential as it validates the competence of employment support professionals, increases job opportunities, and demonstrates commitment to ethical and quality service delivery.

Learn More HERE about the CESP Credential


There Are Currently 2000 CESPs Nationwide. Come join us!

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Registration opens June 4, 2024. Click here for pricing information.

In-Person CESPTM  Hosted Exam Details:

Location: The Westin Washington, DC Downtown, 999 9th St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001
Room: Meeting rooms 8 and 9
Map | Hotel Website | Tel: 202-898-9000
Sunday, October 27th
Time: Check-in begins at 12:00pm
3 hour exam window: 1:00pm-4:00pm


Prep for the Exam with MDWorks

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MDWorks is pairing with the Neurodiversity at Work National Conference to offer a variety of ACRE courses (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) to help you prepare to take the CESPTM exam at our conference!

First time test takers:

Dates: August 7, August 8, August 14, September 4, September 5
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

*Note: this program spans across all 5-days listed above and will be all day trainings.

Register Here

Recertification courses:

ACRE Refresher
Date: August 13, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Register Here

ACRE Refresher
Date: September 11, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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ACRE Refresher
Date: October 8, 2024
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Register Here

Learn more about the ACRE training – visit the MDWorks website here

Need Additional Information?

Please visit the conference website or email