Current Projects

State of Pennsylvania, Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, Employment Transformation Project

In March 2006,The Department of Public Welfare, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services began the Employment Transformaion project with six counties who were selected to receive consultative services in transforming their local employment services. In 2007 OMHSAS included an additional nine counties. In the project, OMHSAS has provided targeted technical assistance and consultation including: evaluation of existing internal and external vocational services and supports; assistance in the development of an advisory council; informational sessions with all stakeholders; training sessions for practitioners in the application of evidence based practices in supported employment; training for peer employment support group facilitators; on-going technical assistance, both on-site and electronically; evaluation and outcomes analysis, and; provision or assistance in securing other employment related trainings, services and supports as identified by sites.

The counties participating are: Allegheny, Armstrong/Indiana, Beaver, Butler, Cumberland/Perry, Erie, Montgomery, Philaldephia and Washington.

The website for the employment transformation project - designed and manged by Northern Management is here





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