Customized employment is a process for achieving competitive integrated employment or self-employment through a relationship between employee and employer that is personalized to meet the needs of both. It is a universal strategy that benefits many people, including people with disabilities who might not have found success through other employment strategies. Customized employment is not a program, but a set of principles and strategies that seek positive community employment outcomes for people with complex challenges. This module provides detailed information to effectively implement the customized employment process.
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour
- What's Included
- 27 pages
- Optional $10 certficate
Participants will be able to:
- Explain the importance of discovery in developing customized employment opportunities
- Describe the purpose of informational interviews in customized employment
- Describe three examples of customized employment outcomes
Modules on this site are always free. If you would like proof of completion, you can purchase a certificate when you have successfully completed this module. The certificate will provide contact hours for this module.
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