Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Employment First Strategic Plan


State Policies & Initiatives: 

“This document outlines the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services’ (DBHDS or ‘the department’) Strategic Plan for Employment First. The strategic plan was formulated in response to efforts in recent years to build and expand integrated employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities in Virginia. DBHDS supports individuals with serious mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual and other developmental disabilities. The strategic plan establishes annual goals for DBHDS to collaborate with other state agencies and organizations to expand opportunities for employment for all Virginians with disabilities.”

  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Provider Transformation
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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