Webinar: A Systems Approach to Serving Individuals with Significant Disabilities

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A Systems Approach to Serving Individuals with Significant Disabilities: Customized Employment, Supported Employment, & Integrated Resource Teams

Recorded: Thursday, March 18, 2021 Create an Account or Login to watch the recorded version and complete the evaluation.. CRC credit is available for viewing this training and completing the evaluation.

Get insights into the ways the VR service delivery system can utilize customized and supported employment services along with Integrated Resources Teams to more effectively provide services for people with disabilities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview on utilizing a systems approach to Customized Employment, Supported Employment, and Integrated Resource Teams to improve service provision to individuals with significant and most significant disabilities.
  • Review of systems thinking and design as a management approach that VR leadership can utilize to promote cross-agency collaboration to optimize limited resources.
  • Offer a holistic, deliberate approach to examine how inter-related public and social systems work in concert to increase employment outcomes for individuals with significant and most significant disabilities.
  • Ways to develop partnerships with State VR agencies, community partners, and other core partners in the Workforce Development System.
  • Methods to foster a shared understanding of each agency’s role in an employment outcome Strategies for creating a “road map” for leadership in agencies to manage change and support cross-agency services alignment.
  • Systematic approaches to sequencing services across partner agencies.
  • Resources and tools will be provided.

Presenters:

Chip Kenney

Project Director The Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Management (VRTAC-QM)
San Diego State University (SDSU), Interwork Institute
Phone: (904) 372-4542
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D.J. Ralston, M.A.

Senior Research Associate The George Washington University Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (CRCRE)
Phone: (740) 398-5247
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Sean O’Brien, M.A., CRC

TA/Training Program Coordinator The Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Management (VRTAC-QM)
San Diego State University (SDSU), Interwork Institute
Phone: (907) 371-4071
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John Walsh

Project Director The George Washington University Center for Innovative Training in VR (CIT-VR)
Phone: (267) 961-3148
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The contents of this webinar were developed with support from the: Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Management (VRTAC-QM), funded under (#H264J200002) and the Center for Innovative Training in Vocational Rehabilitation (CIT-VR), funded under (#H263C190007). Both Centers are funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS), Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

Opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the U.S. Department of Education nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education.

This webinar is close captioned and a transcript is available.

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