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Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Supporting Quality Practices to Improve Employment Outcomes

Contact Name:   Lindsey Polansky

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Date: May 22, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

  Where the Rubber Meets the Road: Supporting Quality Practices to Improve Employment Outcomes

PowerPoint Slides

Handout - Migliore (2018) Strengthening employment services for job

Handout - Roadmap and strategies 2018 ISSUE20_F_web

Handout - RRTC Brief strand 2 employment guide 1117

Content Overview:

Employment consultants play a critical role in connecting job seekers with IDD to employers. They are where the rubber meets the road when it comes to improving employment outcomes for job seekers. Organizational culture and structures can influence how employment consultants’ practice. Data informed decision making can facilitate quality supports and outcomes. Join John Butterworth and Kelly Nye-Lengerman to explore strategies that can enhance supports at the organizational and employment consultant level. Research examining individual and organizational practices and the using data-based decision making and micro-learning will be discussed. The improvement of employment outcomes for individuals with IDD is possible!

John Butterworth, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD, University of Minnesota

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