Benefits of Joining

APSE is the only national organization that places its major emphasis on competitive, integrated employment for people with disabilities.

When you join APSE, you become a member of the national organization as well as a member of your local state chapter.

State Benefits:

  • Awareness on policy issues and best practice in Supported Employment
  • Advocacy on statewide policies and practices
  • Communication with Funding and other state agencies like DVRS, DDD, DMHS, etc.
  • NJ APSE Newsletters and updates on what’s happening in Supported Employment locally
  • Discounted rate on the annual statewide conference, Facing the Future
  • Receive timely Action Alerts that affect outcomes to job seekers and professionals
  • Access to professional peers when seeking support, guidance, and technical assistance
  • Networking opportunities at membership meetings and trainings
  • Access to workshops, trainings and other ‘members only’ resources
  • Opportunities to take part in leadership activities in a grassroots organization

National Benefits:

  • APSE Website and Online Membership System
  • Free electronic access to the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Quarterly editions of the APSE Newsletter, theAdvance
  • A national network of state and local chapters involved in supported employment
  • Discounted rate on the annual national conference sponsored by APSE
  • Legislative action and policy change activities
  • Voting privileges