Home and Community Based Services Provider Manual DRAFT

New York

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Medicaid & Employment

~~“Supported employment services may be provided in a variety of settings, particularly work sites. Supported employment services include the following:
•Supervision and training that are not job-related
•Intensive ongoing support
•Transportation to and from the job site
•Interface with employers regarding the individual’s disability(ies) and needs related to his/her healthcare issue(s)
•Other activities needed to sustain paid work (e.g., employment assessment, job placement, and/or adaptive/assistive equipment necessary for employment)
•Job finding and development training in work behaviors
•Assessing the interest and fit of an individual for particular job opportunities, staff work with employers and job sites preparing them to be able to make necessary and reasonable accommodations
•On-site support for the individual as they learn specific job tasks
•Monitoring through on-site observation and through communication with job supervisors and employers”

  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Other
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Employer Engagement
  • Department of Health, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Children and Family Services
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