Best Practices in Rural Areas:The Martin TN Experience Part 22:00 PM » 3:30 PM
Target Audience: Program Managers, Employment Specialists, Job Developers, Job Coaches, Vocational Counselors, Educators, Employment Stakeholders, Supports/Service Coordinators, Self-Advocates and Families.
Description: Dwayne Webb will discuss how St. John’s Community Services transformed the organizational culture of a rural agency in Martin, Tennessee. He will discuss the step by step processes that were utilized to move services away from sheltered workshop and day habilitation programs to those now successfully operating 100% in the community. He’ll also outline how the EFSLMP assisted with the organizational transformation process. Topics will include: Creating buy- in from all stakeholders, Barriers to transportation, Philosophy / Culture changes, Steps for organizational change to be effective, Funding strategies, Success stories and Post transformation growth.
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