Employment First Training


State Policies & Initiatives: 

~~HHSC works with employers to match them with job applicants with disabilities who can add value to a business as they live the life they want.

HHSC will provide a series of free, one-day workshops on our Employment First Training program:

Who Should Attend

Staff who support individuals who have set employment as a goal, providers of waiver services, service coordinators, case managers, LIDDAs, professional and direct care staff.

Advocates, service recipients, families, guardians and anyone interested in employment services for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities are welcome to attend.

What's Covered
•Texas Employment First Policy.
•Employment services in Medicaid waivers, including billable services and billing information.
•How Medicaid waiver employment services and Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services works.
•Overview of Social Security Administration disability benefits.
•HCBS settings rule changes.
•HHS Employment Recruitment Coordinator Project and Employment Initiatives.”

  • Other
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Texas Department of Health and Human Services
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