New Jersey Definitions

Supported Employment, It's Models, and Support Methods

Applicant Services
Individual Supports
Group Supports

Assistance with Job Search
Transportation Arrangements
Supported Employment
Job Exploration
Art Classes

Cooking Classes
Support Coordination

Supported employment is an outcome. It is paid work within an integrated employment setting. All supported employees are paid commensurate wages in accordance with the "Fair Labor Standards Act." The benefit package provided to all eligible employees should be available to the supported employee.

New Jersey Definitions Explained
Employment Approaches
Phases & Support
Other Definitions for Implementation
Job Coach/Employment Training
Self-Directed Services
The process used to achieve supported employment helps consumers, for whom competitive work would otherwise be unlikely due to the severity of their disability, to actively choose, secure and retain competitve full or part time jobs. Intensive interim and extended support phases, which include both job specific and individual/community support are the distinguishing characteristics of supported employment.



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