Olmstead Plan for Mental Health and Disability Services: State plan framework (2011 - 2015)

Iowa

“The Department of Human Service’s priorities for Olmstead Plan implementation include establishing the leadership, necessary partnerships and infrastructure for a service system expanding opportunities for competitive employment.”

The goals include: “Conducting targeted outreach to families and guardians of individuals with mental illness, brain injury and other disabilities to raise awareness of opportunities for community living, including competitive employment, by accessing available supports and services; … Analyzing current policies and practice regarding transition, and determine, with the engagement of the Department of Education, how these can be strengthened to support integrated employment as a preferred outcome for students moving into the adult service system".

 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Self-Employment
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Mental Health
  • Asset Development / Financial Capability
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Employer Engagement
  • Provider Transformation
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
  • Data Sharing
Other: 
  • Department of Human Service
Date Enacted: 
01/06/2011
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