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What’s Customized About It?

Griffin-Hammis Associates
January 2008 | Report/Brief

Customized Employment (CE) represents a specific set of techniques and strategies that differentiate it from other forms of community employment. CE is based on the fundamental elements of Supported Employment, but differs in 2 important ways. CE is not 'better' than other approaches, but there are circumstances when CE is a preferred option, especially when an individual faces multiple and/or complex barriers to attaining meaningful work. In order to identify 3 correctly where Customized Employment is used, one or more of the following indicators in the CE column below is essential. In the Not CE column are some familiar approaches, but they are not necessarily CE.