Disability and Employment CoP December Theme - Workforce Employment Networks Under Ticket to Work

Posted by Alexandra Kielty - On December 01, 2014 (EST)

The Disability and Employment Community of Practice (CoP) is focusing on the importance and relevance of the pubic workforce system and its engagement with the Social Security Administration's Ticket to Work (TTW) program. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) has worked with SSA over a number of years to promote the use of One-Stop Centers, now American Job Centers, to serve Ticket Holders and being an Employment Network or involved with Partnership Plus and state vocational rehabilitation agencies. In November 2014 ETA hosted a webinar on this topic which is an excellent introduction to the effectiveness state or local workforce systems becoming Employment Networks (ENs) entitled "Disability Employment Initiative Workforce Employment Networks: Lessons Learned on Serving Ticketholders in the American Job Centers" This webinar will provided Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) grantees and workforce development professionals with key lessons learned from the DEI Workforce Employment Networks that resulted in positive employment outcomes for job seekers receiving Social Security disability benefits. Participants attending the webinar learned about:

-- Key developments and practices of DEI workforce Employments Networks for successful outcomes;
-- The challenges of operating a Workforce Employment Network and pitfalls to avoid;
-- Performance trends of workforce Employment Networks and how to experience success at the local AJC level; and
-- About two real case stories of customers who accessed AJC services and their successful employment outcomes.

To access this webinar, please click on View Page Now which will bring you to the Workforce 3 One video archive, or go to: https://www.workforce3one.org/view/5001424737638913998/info

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