Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities “Strategic Plan 2016-2020” (Transition to Employment)

Arizona

The Division recently introduced the service “Transition to Employment”. This service provides members with individualized instruction, training and supports to promote skill development for integrated and competitive employment. “Transition to Employment” will help members develop work skills, abilities and behaviors. Participating members will be able to learn community safety skills, good work habits, and how to get along with a boss and co-workers. The program may also include creating résumés and applying for jobs. Members will also receive information on how much they can earn while retaining eligibility for cash and healthcare benefits.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
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