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Minnesota’s Customized Employment Training October 1, 2018Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS)Minnesota State Operated Community Services (MSOCS)

Learning Objectives Learn about the Customized Employment (CE) Training developed in MinnesotaIdentify the foundation and key features of the MN CE training   Understand the fiscal and time commitments required to access and complete Minnesota’s CE training Identify dates and locations in 2019 including how to register and pay for Minnesota’s CE Training

Drivers of Customized Employment Demand Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)Minnesota’s Olmstead PlanMinnesota’s Employment First Policy Person Centered Thinking & Planning

Why develop a Minnesota Customized Employment curriculum? Infrequent Training Opportunities No Practical Application Expensive & Time Consuming

Why develop a Minnesota Customized Employment curriculum? Very few qualified VR Professionals in CRP community Lack of CE training availability Lack of Minnesota-centric examples of CE successes

Foundations for Minnesota CE Curriculum Essential Elements of Customized Employment for Universal Application as MN CE Curriculumhttp://www.leadcenter.org/resources/tool-manual/essential-elements-customized-employment-universal-application

MN’s CE Curriculum is Currently Under Review By:

Minnesota CE Trainers Jolene Juhl, MSOCS Josh Dean, VRS Lindsay Alexander, MSOCS Margie Webb, VRS

Layout of Minnesota CE Training CE-Discovery Process Days 1 & 2: Consecutive Day 3 Day 4 Total of six days of training over 16 week period CE-Job Development Days 5 & 6 : Consecutive

MN CE Training has Two Training Options Student Auditor

Student vs. Auditor Roles StudentWorks with individual requiring CE-Discovery & CE-Job DevelopmentReceives mentoring supports throughout MN CE Training Completes homework a ssignments that support CE-Discovery & CE-Job Development Concludes CE Training with completed CE plan for individual they have supported/served Receives certificate for completing ACRE certified CE training Submits their completed CE plan to VRS for competency review *Recommended for anyone providing CE Services Auditor Actively participates in class activities Provides feedback on the training Receives certificate for completing ACRE certified CE training *Recommended for Designated Coordinators, Supervisors/Managers, VRS Counselors, Work Coordinators

MN CE Training Homework Expectations Day 2 homework: allow 6-8 hours and 4 weeks to completeDay 3 homework: allow 15 hours and 5 weeks to complete Day 4 homework: allow 10 hours and 5 weeks to complete Day 6 homework: allow 8-10 hours and 4-6 weeks to complete

Qualities of MN CE Students Open-minded Willing to learn and try something new Believe in the people they support Open to mentoring throughout the training and CE process Able to attend ALL six days of training

What Will it Cost? Trainers & Mentors Minnesota CE Training Manual Nominal Cost for Training Supplies Annual ACRE Certification Costs 725.00 each for students and auditors $ 725. 00

2019 Dates and Locations for MN CE Training Cohort 1 (Metro): January 23rd & 24 th February 20 th March 27 th April 29 th & 30 th *Students & Auditors must attend all 6 training dates Cohort 2 (St. Cloud) : January 30 th & 31 st February 27 th April 4 th May 8 th & 9 th

2019 Dates & Locations of MN CE Training, continued Cohort 3 (Location TBD)July 9th & 10 th August 6 th September 11 th October 8 th & 9 th Cohort 4 (Location TBD) July 16 th & 17 th August 14 th September 18 th October 15 th & 16 th

Preparation for Students

After registration is complete, hold an initial team meeting for the job seekerInitial meetings are an opportunity to obtain team buy-in for a process of finding individualized employment. Explain the training and the length of the process for the purposes of this learning environment (approximately 4 months). Sign Consent to Release Private Information forms- specify the MN CE mentor and anyone important to the person that might be talked to by the student to gather information about the job seeker, additional people may need to be listed Explain that you will be taking photos and videos of the job seeker engaged in work, volunteer, and everyday life activities to put together a visual resume to present to potential employers Ensure a transportation system in place Home visit is an expectation of success for the learning purposes of this class

Determining Demand for MN CE Training We need to hear from Community Rehabilitation Providers and other interested agencies regarding interest in the MN CE Training. Please send email to: chris.mcvey@state.mn.us Indicate the number of staff your agency would send to the training Indicate numbers of staff that attend as Student vs. Auditor Send email regarding your agency interest via email by Oct.26 Indicate your agency location (Metro, Central, Southern, Northern MN)

Questions? Chris McVey, DEED-VRS Director of Strategic Initiativeschris.mcvey@state.mn.us (651) 259-7357 Jolene Juhl, MSOCS Rehabilitation Regional Supervisor jolene.j.juhl@state.mn.us (218) 380-0554

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Minnesotas Customized Employment Training October 1 2018 Vocational Rehabilitation Services VRS Minnesota State Operated Community Services MSOCS Learning Objectives Learn about the Customized Employment CE Training developed in Minnesota ID: 772773 Download Presentation

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