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Arizona Employment First Products

Flyer with resources and action steps for job seekers

Job Seeker Stakeholder Flyer

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Flyer with action items and resources for job seekers. Image
Powerpoint Slide reading "Oh Yes I Can Work!"

TRAINING: Oh Yes I Can Work! Making the Case for Competitive Integrated Employment

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In March 2019, Sara Murphy presented on sharing effective strategies for talking about competitive integrated employment, building acceptance for new ideas, developing action plans, and engaging stakeholders. Sara Murphy is a Senior Associate at TransCen, Inc., and the Director of WorkLink, TransCen’s San Francisco-based direct service program. She has extensive experience in program development,
Screenshot of Presentation. Powerpoint slide says "Integrated Employment: Moving from "Can" to "How"

WEBINAR: Oh Yes, I CAN Work! Competitive Employment for People with Significant Disabilities

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In September 2018, Dr. Laura Owens, CESP presented on supporting people who have disabilities employed in competitive settings ” to VR counselors, DDD support coordinators, special education teachers , transition staff, and employment service providers from across Arizona. Laura A. Owens, Ph.D., CESP, has more than 30 years of experience as an international leader , speaker, and publisher in the
Councilmembers Jennifer Adams, and Robin Arredondo-Savage and HR Department Representatives receiving the proclamation from the Mayor Mark Mitchell.

Employment First Tempe Proclamation

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Councilmembers Jennifer Adams, and Robin Arredondo-Savage and HR Department Representatives receiving the proclamation from the Mayor Mark Mitchell. On March 26, 2019, the City of Tempe became the first Employment First City in the state of Arizona. By becoming an Employment First city, Tempe becomes a model for city-wide initiatives promoting competitive, integrated outcomes for individuals who
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Arizona Employment First Policy Statement

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This resource outlines the Arizona Employment First policy framework. It shows how AZ EF plans to achieve its goals by changing policy and practice. Click the link to download the PDF.
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What Employment First Means to Me Infographic Handout

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Available for download as PDF Handout, High Contrast, Spanish and Plain Text Document Disponible en Español To learn more about what Employment First means to a variety of stakeholders, follow this link! Plain Text: Employment First Means... Job Seeker: I have the information and support I need to make my own decisions about working. High Schooler: I have support to plan my future, like job
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Vocational Rehabilitation Eligibility, Referral, and Roadmap

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This VR Eligibility and Referral Infographic is available for download as a PDF, High Contrast, Spanish, and Plain Text Document. Disponible en Español VR Eligibility and Referral Plain Text: Vocational Rehabilitation helps people with disabilities get ready to work, find a job, and keep their jobs. It is sometimes called VR or Voc Rehab. To get help from VR, you MUST: Have a disability Have
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AZ Employment First 2018 Review & Milestones

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This infographic describes the activities of Arizona Employment First between January and December 2018. Highlights include: The Association for People Supporting Employment First (APSE) Arizona Chapter was officially chartered Outreach activities included 3 webinars and 34 speaking engagements, reaching 1,200 people throughout the state
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Employment and Salary in Arizona on People Who Have Disabilities

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This handout uses Census data to provide statistics on employment and salaries for people who have disabilities in Arizona Handout Text Employment and Salary in Arizona on people who have disabilities 80% or more have a high school degree or higher Over 51% have at least some college 35% of working-age people with disabilities have jobs Compare to 74% of people with no disabilities have jobs The
Transition Requirements Matrix

Transition Requirements and Services: IDEA/Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Division of Developmental Disabilities

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This table is available as a PDF, Spanish, and Plain Text Document. Disponible en Español ' Are you a student who has a disability? Do you receive services from the public education system, Vocational Rehabilitation, or the Division of Developmental Disabilities? If you said yes, you are entitled to transition support. This grid explains WHO can receive services WHEN they should be delivered WHAT