GA Statewide Transition Steering Committee - Discovering Jobs Pilot Project

Georgia

“The Statewide Transition Steering Committee…comprised of teachers and school vocational counselors, private employment representatives, other service providers, parents and advocacy groups, post-secondary and state agency representatives including VR…developed the Customized Supported Employment pilot project called Discovering Jobs: Linking Discovery to Employment that was launched in four counties. The on-going pilot utilizes a continuum of services and the Discovery process for students with significant cognitive disabilities as strategies to improve employment outcomes.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Customized Employment
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Georgia Statewide Transition Steering Committee
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