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Job Developer's Handbook Practical Tactics for Customized Employment

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ISBN-10: 1557668639

ISBN-13: 9781557668639

Edition: 2007

Authors: Cary Griffin, David Hammis, Tammara Geary, Stephen R. Hall

List price: $39.95
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One of the most practical employment books available, this forward-thinking guide walks employment specialists step by step through customized job development for people with disabilities, revealing the best ways to build a satisfying, meaningful job around a person's preferences, skills, and goals. Internationally known for their innovative, proactive job development strategies, the authors motivate readers to expand the way they think about employment opportunities and develop creative solutions. Readers will get fresh, proven tips and ideas for every aspect of job development for youth and adults with significant support needs: discovering who the person is and what he or she really…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 7/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Mr. Hammis is Senior Partner at Griffin-Hammis Associates, LLC, a full-service consultancy specializing in building communities of economic cooperation, creating highperformance organizations, and focusing on disability and employment. He maintains an ongoing relationship with the Rural Institute at The University of Montana, wherehe served as Project Director for multiple self-employment, employment, and Social Security outreach training and technical assistance projects, including the Rural Institute's Rural Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment Expansion Design Project. He works with organizations nationally and internationally on self-employment, benefits analysis, supported employment,…    

About the Authors
About the Contributors
Introduction to Customized Job Development
Discovery: The Foundation of Job Development
Job Matching and Analysis: Exploring Worksite Ecology and Seeking Goodness of Fit
Person-Centered Job Development Strategy: Finding the Jobs Behind the Jobs
Active Employer Councils: Leveraging the Networking Power of the Community
Resource Ownership: Self-Determined Economic Development
Interest-Based Negotiation, Problem Solving, and Conflict Management
Job Carving: Creating Jobs that Fit an Individual's Ideal Conditions of Employment and Benefit the Workplace
Using Social Security Work Incentives
Active Families: Support, Partnership, and Roles
Organizational Commitment to Customized Employment: The Role of Leadership in Facilitating Careers
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