Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitative Services Community Based Employment Services, Employment Support Services Unit
This program has several functions. It “develops new employment services, provides technical assistance, and training to contracted agencies and DRS staff statewide.
ESS administers the supported employment program, which is a specialized type of job placement for people with the most significant barriers to employment. Supported Employment provides intensive, specialized onsite training and long term supports to assist individuals to find employment, learn their job tasks, and maintain successful employment.
Employment and Retention is an employment program for individuals with significant barriers to employment. This program is designed to provide individuals with short term on and off site training and supports to prepare for, obtain and maintain employment.
Job Placement is an employment program intended to assist individuals requiring minimal support in finding full-time employment.”
State Policies & Initiatives:Training/Capacity Building
- Department of Rehabilitation Services
- Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
- Resource Leveraging