Employment Services Entrance Criteria

Employment Exploration: 

Services that help a person gain a better understanding of competitive, integrated employment opportunities in their community. Exploration activities and experiences strengthen a person’s knowledge, interests and preferences so they can make informed decisions about competitive employment. Employment exploration includes:

  • Individualized educational activities
  • Learning opportunities
  • Work experiences
  • Additional related services identified in the person’s coordinated services and supports plan (CSSP).

 

Entrance Criteria for this section includes the following: 

  • Be eligible for BI, CAC, CADI or DD waiver services.
  • Have employment exploration services as an assessed need in their coordinated services and supports plan (CSSP).

Employment Development: 

Individualized services designed to help a person achieve competitive, integrated employment, become self-employed or establish a microenterprise business in their community.

Entrance Criteria for this section includes the following: 

  • Be eligible for Brain Injury (BI), Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI), Community Alternative Care (CAC) or Developmental Disabilities (DD) waiver services
  • Have employment development services as an assessed need in their support plan
  • Not have access to the same services through Vocational Rehabilitation Services/State Services for the Blind (VRS/SSB) or Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
    (For more information, see CBSM – Guidance for employment services authorization.)

Employment Support Services:

Individualized services and supports that help people maintain paid employment in community businesses/settings. Employment support services occur in integrated community settings.

Entrance Criteria for this section includes the following: 

  • Receive BI, CAC, CADI or DD waiver services.
  • Have employment support service as an assessed need in their coordinated services and supports plan (CSSP).
Skip to content