CDD PARTNERS FOR EMPLOYMENT

Organization Name: UNM/HSC CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENT & DISABILITY CDD
Address: 2300 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-925-4260
Wheelchair Accessible: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: Partners for Employment is a collaborative approach to increasing employment outcomes for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The initial partners are the University of New Mexico, the Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Support Division and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. The primary goal for Partners for Employment is to build capacity within the state of New Mexico among state agencies personnel, service providers, family members, self-advocates, employers and other supports.Partners for Employment provides training, technical assistance, resource/ information and research on employment supports including provider agencies, state agency personnel, family members, individuals with disabilities, educators and other support systems. Partners for employment offers a variety of training opportunity across the state with national and local leaders in Best practices in employment services. Partners for Employment provides technical assistance to teams providing services utilizing a Project Search model and license. Partners for Employment provides targeted technical assistance to selected teams and individuals referred through DDSD for customized employment. Partners for Employment provide information and resources through tip sheets and video shorts on the information resource network page at CDD. Additionally Partners for Employment is faciliating every other month SELL Supported Employment Local Leaders meeting in each region of the state. Partners for employment hosts a school to work transitiona alliance meeting on a quarterly basis to discuss and make recommendations for improvement in school to work transition. One of the Partners in Partners for Employment is NM Anderson School of Business which is conducting a research project by surveying businesses across the state.

Career Development
Caregiver Training
Case/Care Management
Comprehensive Information and Referral
Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers
Disease/Disability Information
Distance Education
Employment Preparation
Information and Referral
Internet Courses
Job Interview Training
Job Readiness
Personal Financial Counseling
Resume Preparation Assistance
School System Advocacy
Special Education Advocacy
State Medicaid Waiver Programs
Original Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 3/27/2019