The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Releases Three New Fact Sheets on Supported Employment

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The Bazelon Center for Mental Health is pleased to announce the publication of three fact sheets following up on our report, Getting to Work: Promoting Employment of People with Mental Illness. Getting to Work discusses the reasons why states should expand supported employment services to increase employment opportunities for people with mental illness. These fact sheets highlight three key reasons to increase the availability of supported employment that are discussed in more detail in the ...

Supports Program gears up for implementation

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Supports Program commences July 1, 2015. Here is a message from Liz Shea, Assistant Commissioner dated 5/1/15. Hello Division Constituents and Community Providers, The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) is on target to begin the shift to a Medicaid-based, fee-for-service system, and to stand up the Division’s new Supports Program on July 1. Please closely review the information below; visit the Division’s Fee-for-Service Implementation ...