Supported Employment is a way to provide employers with competent, motivated workers; and to provide individuals with developmental disabilities supported work opportunities. This services provides a direct staff person to assist the person to maintain employment. The service reduces turnover and training costs while increasing productivity and worker diversity.
Based on assessed need services may include:
On the job training in work and work related skills.
Accommodation of work performance tasks.
Supervision and monitoring by a job coach.
Intervention to replace inappropriate work behaviors with adaptive work skills and behaviors.
Retraining as job changes or job tasks change.
Training in skill essential to obtain and retain employment.
Transportation to and from the job site or assistance in locating community transportation.