TN Regional Employment Consultants

Three Regional Employment Consultants provide training and technical assistance for Tennessee community rehabilitation service providers. These community rehabilitation agencies are contracted to provide supported employment and job placement services through the TN DHS Division of Rehabilitation Services. While providing these services, our Employment Consultants work closely with the state agency to coordinate activities and training.

Overall Program Objectives:

  1. Provide professional development for community rehabilitation providers through training to develop skills and competencies in the delivery of Employment Services.
  2. Provide training for Tennessee Vocational Rehabilitation (TN VR)  staff working with community service providers.
  3. Provide professional development for community rehabilitation providers through ongoing consultation and subject matter expertise.
  4. Provide consultation and subject matter expertise on employment services to TN VR staff.

Consultant Directory

Schedule of TN VR Employment Training Opportunities

The TIE that Binds – monthly newsletter for for Tennessee community rehabilitation service providers.

Additional Disability Employment Services: The Center also provides assistance to Tennessee businesses in recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities through our Corporate Connections  Account Representatives.

For more information, please contact:

Mike Sass, Team Leader and East TN Consultant
865-549-6720 x1150

or

Stephanie Cowherd, Associate Director
877-340-0546 (toll free in TN) or 865-974-9178

These services funded by the Tennessee Department of Human Services-Division of Rehabilitation Services.