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CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 

Services are designed to assist individuals with exploring, obtaining and keeping community employment.  These services are the primary funding source for individuals on waivers who are not enrolled in high school or age 18-21 transition programming. 

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

If you or someone you know with a disability has the desire to explore employment in the community, this program can assist with gaining more knowledge about, developing a plan, finding or keeping employment!

Adult Services

Services are designed to assist individuals with exploring, obtaining and keeping community employment.  These services are the primary funding source for individuals on waivers who are not enrolled in high school or age 18-21 transition programming. 

Services consist of the following:

  • Engage – Waiver employment exploration services which can help an individual make an informed choice about pursuing competitive employment.  This service can help individuals who:

    • Are unsure about working in competitive integrated employment

    • Have said “yes” to a conversation about employment options during a WIOA counseling session

    • Have been working in noncompetitive employment (prevocational services, crews)

  • Plan – Waiver employment development services (planning phase) can help an individual discover their interests, strengths and prepare for a job search.  These services help individuals who are interested in pursuing employment, but:

    • are not sure what it looks like or what they want to do

    • have barriers or conditions for employment

    • have little experience in competitive employment

  • Find – VRS/SSB job search and stability services assist an individual to find a job in the community that fits the individual’s plan.  When starting a new job, VRS/SSB will provide support to help with:

    • Learning job duties

    • Improve the quality and quantity of an individual’s work

    • Solve problems and work productively

  • Keep – Waiver employment support services can help an individual with maintaining employment.

 

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