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Employment First Training – Conroe Sept 28th
September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Note: This training is offered at Tri County Behavioral Healthcare in Conroe on September 28th
People with disabilities have much to offer employers and their communities. HHSC works with employers to match them with job applicants with disabilities who can add value to a business as they live the life they want.
HHSC will provide a series of free, one-day workshops on our Employment First Training program:
Who Should Attend
Staff who support individuals who have set employment as a goal, providers of waiver services, service coordinators, case managers, LIDDAs, professional and direct care staff.
Advocates, service recipients, families, guardians and anyone interested in employment services for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities are welcome to attend.
- Texas Employment First Policy.
- Employment services in Medicaid waivers, including billable services and billing information.
- How Medicaid waiver employment services and Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services works.
- Overview of Social Security Administration disability benefits.
- HCBS settings rule changes.
- HHS Employment Recruitment Coordinator Project and Employment Initiatives.
Goal of This Training
Increasing job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This training is for anyone who wants a better understanding of how Employment Services work. Everyone is welcome.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be a special one-hour session for administrators, mangers and leadership from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. This special session will tell you how to make Employment First work for your agencies.
Texas City Training Location
Host LIDDA: Tri County Behavioral Healthcare
233 Sgt. Ed Holcomb Blvd. – 3rd Floor Board Room
Conroe, TX, 77304
Use the link below to register for the Texas Health and Human Services Employment First training in Texas City:
Other Training Locations
This training will be taking place at various locations throughout Texas. If you cannot make this training see the link below for more locations that the Employment First training will be held.
For questions, email Nehtra.Davis2@hhsc.state.tx.us.
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