HBSSW Webinars

Update on Implementation of Employment First & the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) in Illinois

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM



Tania Morawiec, Illinois Department of Human Services’ Statewide Employment First Manager

Tania will give an overview of Employment First in Illinois to include the following:

  • Illinois history as an E1 state-applicable legislation
  • Historical EFSLMP involvement
  • Promising and Evidence based practices that promote competitive, integrated employment
  • National Subject Matter Recommendations
  • Current EFSLMP plan
  • Aspirational goals

Douglas Morton, Manager of the Strategic Management Section for the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS)

As the primary representative of DRS at the state level around the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Doug will present on the changes in the service system brought about by the passage of WIOA, including impact on services for students and youth with disabilities, supported employment, and subminimum wage employment, as well new interagency cooperation requirements involving vocational rehabilitation, the developmental disabilities system, and state and local education agencies.

2 QIDP CEs/2 Social Work CEUs will be awarded upon completion of this webinar

This is free for HBSS Workgroup Members

Non-Member Fee – $40

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