Program Design Overview
The purpose of Individual Placement (IP) is to prepare individuals for working with the general labor force. Appropriate placements are established according to the person’s individual objectives, training needs, abilities and the specific needs of the employer. Individuals use public transportation to and from work whenever possible or their own vehicle if they can drive and have a car. Mobility training is also available. Achievement House staff will be assigned to provide on the job training 1:1, as well as assimilation into the work environment.
The percentage if support is determined by the needs of the individual and the work schedule. The staff will ensure that all Department of Labor and Safety requirements are met.
The Direct Placement Program provides an opportunity for individuals to secure suitable employment in their community. Referrals to this program are made by the Department of Rehabilitation for individuals who are not eligible for Regional Center Services.