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