FY 2016 Vocational Rehabilitation Section of WOIA State Plan (Draft 12/2015)

West Virginia

In addition to interacting with XIX Medicaid Waiver staff as part of the DDPC meetings, WVDRS participates in two subcommittees, Employment First and Medley Management. The Employment First committee focuses on promoting employment for intellectually/developmentally disabled (IDD) individuals as a first option among services providers, legislators, state policy makers, and the community at large… 
 
The DIDD program manager and WVDRS will interact regularly as part of the WV Developmental Disability Planning Council (DDPC) meetings, as well as the Employment First and Medley Management committees. The Employment First committee focuses on promoting employment for IDD individuals as a first option among services providers, legislators, state policy makers, and the community at large. The Medley Management committee provides oversight and advice to the BBHHF on the state’s Medley program, which serves a specific group of IDD individuals that are at risk of institutionalization. On both of these committees, WVDRS promotes a focus on competitive, integrated employment outcomes.
 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policy
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Date Enacted: 
12/11/2015
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