Employment Services:

Community-Based

Assessments 

Community Based Assessment is an evaluation of an individual’s work habits, skills and abilities in a competitive work environment. A CBA assessment time period is decided from a referral from MRS (Michigan Rehabilitation Services) and may vary from 2-6 weeks; 4 days a week; 4 hours a day, depending on individual's IPE (Individual Plan of Employment).

The individual will also be assigned a trained job coach who will monitor and document their work performance the entire time the client is working. Should it be necessary, the job coach will be able to assist in ensuring that the assigned tasks are performed.

Work-Based Learning Experience

Work Based Learning Experience is a job internship that helps the individual(s) with work habits, skills and abilities in a work environment.  A WBLE assessment time period is decided from a referral from MRS (Michigan Rehabilitation Services) and may vary from 2-6 weeks; 4 days a week; 4 hours a day, depending on individual's IPE (Individuals Plan of Employment). 

The individual will also be assigned a trained job coach who will monitor and document their work performance the entire time the client is working. Should it be necessary, the job coach will be able to assist in ensuring that the assigned tasks are performed.

Job Development & Placement

Job placement and development services offer a Bridges Employment Services & Training Job Developer to work one on one with the  individual to help them gain employment. The job developer will attend an intake to see what skills, abilities and interests an individual is looking for in employment.

The job developer will also accompany the individual on job search, filling out applications and attending any interviews. Once a job has been offered for employment, a job placement plan will be written to supply any supports needed for individual to maintain a successful employment.

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