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Most Integrated Employment Settings: Tools to Advance System Outcomes in Your State
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. EST
The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (OPEP) developed the Most Integrated Employment Settings (MIES) State Self-Assessment to promote cross-system coordination and to track progress within and between systems. This user-friendly tool will help states pinpoint where they may need to focus more energy to ensure that employment programs are supporting people to be truly integrated. Webinar participants will be introduced to the tool, its format and its ease of use. A team of state leaders from Utah will describe their experiences using the MIES tool, and explain how they used the tool to determine next steps to advance competitive integrated employment for the people with disabilities they serve. The state leaders found the tool extremely helpful — and so will your state.
Please join if you are involved with your state's Olmstead Plan, Medicaid State Plan and HCBS Waivers, Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration, Vocational Rehabilitation, State Workforce Programs, State Education/Special Education Programs, State Use Programs, State Tax Credits and Related Employer Incentives, and/or otherwise promote employment of people with disabilities in the most integrated setting.
Registration:Deadline to Register - October 23, 2017
The link to register for this webinar is: http://bit.ly/LEADoct24
All LEAD Center webinars are captioned and presentation materials are sent to participants in advance of the webinar. For any other reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Aramide Awosika at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact For More Information:
National Disability Institute (NDI)
Phone: 202-296-2040 (voice)
Web: LEAD Center