HCBS Prevocational and Supported Employment Services “Prevocational–Career Exploration”


“Prevocational –Career Exploration ….The outcome of this service is documentation of the participant’s stated career objective and a career plan used to guide individual employment support. ‘“Supported employment’” means the ongoing supports to participants who, because of their disabilities, need intensive ongoing support to obtain and maintain an individual job in competitive or customized employment, or self-employment, in an integrated work setting in the general workforce at or above the state’s minimum wage or at or above the customary wage and level of benefits paid by the employer for the same or similar work performed by individuals without disabilities. The outcome of this service is sustained paid employment at or above the minimum wage in an integrated setting in the general workforce in a job that meets personal and career goals. Supported employment services can be provided through many different service models.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment
  • Other
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Department of Human Services