Workforce Development 

Emory Valley Center’s Workforce Development programs assist people in Anderson, Campbell, Knox, Morgan, Roane and Scott counties.

 

Exploration – funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver.  This service is designed to help a person make an informed choice about whether to pursue employment.

 

Discovery – funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver.  This service is designed to help a person who wishes to pursue employment needs more information to determine the type of job to pursue.

 

Situational Observation and Assessment funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver or Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).  This service assesses a person’s interpersonal skills, work habits and vocational skills.

 

Job Coaching – funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver and Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) Waiver.  This service provides services and supports to assist the person to maintain employment.

 

Co-Worker Supports – funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver.  This service involves a provider entering into an agreement with a person’s employer to reimburse the employer for supports provided by one or more supervisors and/or co-workers in order to fade Job Coaching

 

Career Advancement – funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver.  This service is for a person currently employed who wishes to obtain a promotion and/or a second job.

 

Integrated Employment Path Services – funded through Employment and Community First (ECF) Waiver.  This service provides learning and work experiences, including volunteering opportunities, where a person can develop general, non-job-task-specific strengths and skills that contribute to employability.

 

Benefits Counseling – this service is designed to inform the person how employment results in increased financial independence.

 

For more information on how you can participate in any of our Workforce Development programs, please contact:

 

Workforce Development Director, Daisy Mullins-Pratt 865-813-0557

Community Employment Manager, Patrick McDonald 865-813-0566

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