Competitive Employment Capacity Building: Starting points to increase employment for people with disabilities


“The purpose of this document is to spark dialogue and support your local planning efforts to improve employment outcomes for the people you serve. In your efforts, consider these evidence based practices to develop your next steps:

1. Set/Affirm Expectations and Roles

2. Analyze and Use Data

3. Embed Benefits Planning and Education

4. Make Employment Part of the Plan

5. Develop and Increase Capacity for Employment Services and Supports

6. Build Early Work Experience for Youth

The best advice we heard is to jump in and start trying something; learn, build and adapt along the way.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building
  • Other
  • Provider Transformation
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services
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