By Athena Mandros

Recently we had a reader ask – how are supported employment services funded and delivered? Supported employment provides services and supports to individuals with disabilities to gain and retain employment in a competitive integrated work environment. The main tenet behind supported employment is to find a job for consumers as quickly as possible without pre-vocational training or perquisites. An “integrated” work environment refers to an organization that employs both non-disabled and disabled workers – which is different than a sheltered workshop setting. Services that an individual might receive under supported employment include job placement, social skills training, special on the…
Content Restricted

You must be a Free or Elite member to view this resource.

Log In | Sign up or learn more about membership options.

Login to access The OPEN MINDS Circle Library. Not a member? Create your free account now!