Job Development (typically offered through Vocational Rehabilitation): Support to help an individual obtain competitive integrated employment through a variety of strategies.
Job Coaching: A job coach can support a person who is learning the new tasks of a job, and transitioning to a new environment. It might also include support to advance towards career goals.
As of July 1, 2015, the individual's job must pay minimum wage or better. ODDS has both initial and ongoing job coaching that may be available after the individual reaches a point of stabilization through VR.
Supported Small Group Employment Services: Support to work and further develop employment skills to help the person achieve competitive integrated employment. This service is provided in a regular business, industry, and community-integrated settings.
As of July 1, 2015, the individual's job must pay minimum wage or better and be provided in a manner that promotes integration in the work place. This service may be provided to a group of two to eight people with disabilities.
Discovery: This is a comprehensive and person-centered employment planning service to inform and guide an individual seeking competitive integrated employment.
Discovery includes a series of work or volunteer-related activities to inform the individual and the job developer about the individual's strengths, interests, abilities, skills, experiences, and support needs, as well as to identify the conditions or employment settings in which the individual will be successful. A discovery profile will also be developed as part of this process.
Employment Path Services (not in a sheltered workshop): A time-limited service that supports and individual in gaining work experience and developing skills that can be transferred to competitive, integrated employment.
- Certification cycle: Five years