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Griffin-Hammis Associates
Griffin-Hammis Associates & The Center for Social Capital, Inc.
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We've updated this workbook that is great for trainers, consultants and teams driving home the concepts of Discovery/Discovering Personal Genius and Voc Themes. The document is now in fill-in-the-blanks format. Please feel free to disseminate. Click here to download: Download 2017 Developing Vocational Themes version 2 Workbook Continue reading
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Allen, a 21 year old graduate of Peabody High School, was one of several job seekers selected to participate in the Kansas Rural Routes Employment Initiative Project. Allen had been unemployed since leaving school in 2013. A former teacher from Peabody High School, Steve Reiner, used the Discovering Personal Genius... Continue reading
The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation at Utah State University and Griffin-Hammis Associates are offering an 8-hour training on ethics for Customized Employment service delivery. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) outlined employment expectations for people with significant disabilities and included the definition of customized employment in the... Continue reading
Click here to see content and registration information. Download UTAH LEadership Mentoring 2016 Announcement (1) Continue reading
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The Utah Employment 1st Leadership Mentoring Initiative begins in January. Here's a little taste to get you ready! Download Affirmations for Change Agents Continue reading
Download this brief overview of DPG here, along with 2 briefs clarifying what is and what isn't considered Customized Employment. Download DPG Overview for Individuals and Families Download Whats customized about it Download Whats customized about it 2 Continue reading
Download the Florida Rural Routes to Employment Replication Manual Download FLRRTE 712015 Manual Final FDDC ED Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2015 at Florida Rural Routes to Employment
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Join us for an interesting conversation with 4 representatives of State Developmental Disability Councils from Idaho, Wyoming, Tennessee, and Utah. Recorded at our Annual Best Go West Rendezvous last August at Idaho’s Lochsa Lodge, we discuss the role of Councils, their importance in exploring and promoting policy and systems change,... Continue reading
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Excited to be speaking on Customized Employment and Transition to the Utah statewide conference of VR Counselors, along with the talented Tricia Jones-Parkin who leads the State's Employment First initiative. Continue reading
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Over the years we've learned that changing the employment program requires ramping up agency commitment and reshaping leadership priorities. This short article explains one approach we've developed to promote change, culture, and mission alignment. Employment First adoption requires substantial commitment at all levels of the organization. Download Leading Employment First... Continue reading
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Download Bringing Fidelity to Customized Employment Processes Continue reading
Follow this link for more inforamtion on the SACK Conference! The SACK Conference will be June 27-29th at the Topeka Ramada Inn. You can still turn in your registration form and receive the Early Bird rate (just mention that you got this message from Brad on the DD Council). Also,... Continue reading
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Kansas Business Owners Eric, Matt, and Katie talk about business development and ownership at the 2014 Kansas Employment First Summit, held April 30- May 1 in Topeka. The business owners are supported by Stacey Whiting of Twin Valley Services, Katie’s mother, Emily Sitz, and Linda Sutton with the Kansas Small... Continue reading
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Last week, Griffin-Hammis staff member Janet Steveley and Kansas Small Business Development Center staff met with teams supporting potential business owners with I/DD across the state of Kansas. Andrew and his Foster Care Provider, Michael attended the Self-Employment Immersion training held last November, and are now exploring business opportunities involving... Continue reading
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Follow this link! http://blog.dynavoxtech.com/2014/03/self-employment-a-breakthrough-for-people-with-disabilities Continue reading
Chelsea uses a handful of iPads to create her job teaching children. Utah Employment First Continue reading
21st Century Employment Designing the Support You Need to Build the Career You Want Presented by Rachel Knight, Dan Janssen, Marian Frattarola-Saulino and Gail Godwin Values Into Action- New Jersey’s Thriving Series in collaboration with Shared Support Maryland presents this opportunity! March 26, 2014 ~ 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.... Continue reading