Community Services Plan Senate File 504 2017 Legislation - Strategies for Sheltered Workshops

Iowa

~~“Strategies for Sheltered Workshops
 SAMSHA states: “The overriding philosophy of Supported Employment (SE) is the belief that every person with a disability is capable of working competitively in the community if the right kind of job and work environment can be found….
The EIMH Region will begin the process to decrease sheltered workshop expenditures by:  • Engaging in leadership and workforce development conversations with local providers of sheltered workshop services and  • Implementing a stakeholder advisory group to guide the initiative
• To strengthen community-based services and
• Address barriers to services
• Job Development”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Segregated Day & Employment Services
  • WIOA
Other: 
  • EASTERN IOWA MENTAL HEALTH AND DISABILITY SERVICES REGION
Date Enacted: 
11/30/2017
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