Provider Transformation Efforts
Provider Transformation Efforts outlines ODEP’s work providing support for employment service providers for people with disabilities. The report reviews the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) provisions related to competitive integrated employment (CIE), and summarizes the final report of the WIOA Advisory Committee on CIE for Individuals with Disabilities. Next the report outlines the successes and challenges faced by ODEP’s provider transformation efforts. Finally, the report overviews the Data and Resources to Inspire a Vision of Employment (DRIVE) website’s provider transformation resources and how to access ODEP’s provider transformation tools.
The purpose of this report is to:
- Provide an overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provisions related to competitive integrated employment (CIE).
- Outline the key points from the Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities’ (ACICIEID) Final Report.
- Provide an overview of the successes and the challenges of ODEP’s Provider Transformation initiatives.
- Provide a roadmap to ODEP’s CIE technical assistance resources as well as the Data and Resources to Inspire a Vision of Employment (DRIVE) Website. DRIVE is a comprehensive resource for policy-makers, researchers, and stakeholders on national trends and state EFSLMP systems change work.