Employment

Employment supports are those supports that promote a person’s participation in the workforce.  Employment supports provide training to Individuals for employment and provide workplace support for the purpose of maintaining paid employment.   Employment options include:

 

                     - Employment preparation which assists individuals in developing specific skills and                                    knowledge for the purpose of obtaining paid employment.  This may include training,                              post-secondary education, work –experience, career exploration, and job search                                        development.

 

                    - Employment placement  which assists individuals with maintaining paid employment.                                This assistance may include on the job training and support to help the individual meet                           the employer expectations and /or the development of an environment that supports the                       individual.