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Achieving Quality Services: A Checklist for Evaluating Your Agency

Institute Brief 15

This checklist can help staff and directors at One-Stop Career Centers and state and private agencies evaluate the quality and responsiveness of their services to job seekers with disabilities. Areas covered include access to resources, agency culture, coordination, and consumer-directedness.

Unrealized Potential: Differing Outcomes for Individuals with Mental Retardation and Other Disability Groups

Research to Practice 13

A national study examined job search practices used by community rehabilitation providers and state vocational rehabilitation counselors. Employment outcomes for individuals with mental retardation are contrasted with those for individuals with other disabilities.

National Study of Day and Vocational Services for Adults with Disabilities in State Mental Health Agencies: Report of Data from FY 1993

Monograph

Fifty state mental health agencies and DC reported on their day and vocational service systems, including people served, data collection, referrals and discharge placements, and commitment to expansion of integrated employment. Results revealed a limited focus on vocational outcomes.

Doing It Better: Better Practices in Employment for a State/County Department of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities

Monograph 16

These monographs reflect what ICI has learned about practices that influence employment outcomes for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (Doing it Better) and people with psychiatric disabilities (Managing Employment with Care). They are designed with funders and program administrators in mind and include recommendations for program design, outcome indicators, and monitoring.

Managing Employment with Care: Better Practices in Employment for a State/County Department of Mental Health

Monograph 17

These monographs reflect what ICI has learned about practices that influence employment outcomes for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (Doing it Better) and people with psychiatric disabilities (Managing Employment with Care). They are designed with funders and program administrators in mind and include recommendations for program design, outcome indicators, and monitoring.

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