Job Supports-DMH

Supported Employment is sustained employment in a competitive and integrated setting.  This program utilizes on the job training in work or work related skills to facilitate initial training of the essential job skills, ongoing performance of essential functions of the job and development of natural supports.  This may also include supervision and monitoring the person’s performance on the job by:  promoting attendance, social inclusion in the workplace, use of community resources and public transportation, self-maintenance strategies, work production, and effectiveness of natural supports.