Supported Employment and Long Term Follow-Along for the Counselor and Job Coach December, 2008. Introductions:. Judy Hill - EES/LTESS Coordinator. OFFICE OF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS. JUDY HILL 804-662-7108 -email JUDY.HILL@DRS.VIRGINIA.GOV
Supported Employment and Long Term Follow-Along
Counselor and Job Coach
DRS TOLL FREE VOICE 1-800-552-5019
then click on Employment and Vocational Services
The Supported Employment Guide can be found at:
Other SE Issues, Revised SE Forms
* State Fiscal Year 2008
**This includes the 15% reduction in both programs
Assist consumer with locating suitable job matches.
Assist in job search efforts.
Provide timely written reports and phone contacts with updates as needed.
Provide job skills training as needed.
Ensure consumer stability and job satisfaction on both consumer and employer side.
Provide extended support services, where appropriate.
Communicate and collaborate with DRS Counselor and consumers.
Providing information as to fading plans, need for follow-along, funding options.
Work as a team with DRS, case managers, consumers, families, etc. to improve likelihood of success.
Expectation of Counselor – Complete, Timely, Individualized, and Accurate Billing
Remember, if a DRS employee can provide the service, that should be the priority!
EMPLOYMENT STABILITY AND THE MOVEMENT FROM TIME LIMITED TO LTESS FUNDING
Timeframe – FY 08 Initiated System
Training for All in March 2009