(Podcast) Promising Practice: Supporting Job Seekers with Disabilities and Multiple Challenges to Employment

Posted by Margaret Lamb - On October 23, 2009 (EST)

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This podcast will follow the preview showing of a video, “Making Employment Connections for Job Seekers with Disabilities.” The purpose of this video is to highlight how the Disability Program Navigator (DPN) facilitated the establishment of an Integrated Resource Team (IRT) within the One-Stop Career Center (Worksource Center, Portland, Oregon) to blend and braid resources around an individual customer with disabilities’ employment needs. The IRT brings various partners from a myriad of agencies/organizations across multiples systems to leverage resources, coordinate services, and reduce duplication to better serve the customer with a disability and/or multiple challenges to employment. This video tells the story of how the IRT approach worked to assist a customer who is deaf, receive training from hi local community college and a paid internship, with the goal of finding a higher paying job,

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