Jobs For Recovery Model
OOD helps individuals with disabilities, including substance use disorders, find employment. OOD Jobs for Recovery places a vocational rehabilitation counselor (VRC) as an active member of a drug court interdisciplinary team. Employment is an important part of recovery and rapid engagement is a key component to an individual's success. The Jobs for Recovery model is:
• One VRC dedicated to a caseload of individuals involved with the participating drug court docket(s).
• Rapid access to job placement services is offered through internal job developers or community providers.
• OOD staff will attend court proceedings so that full collaboration can be achieved, and support is
provided to the individual.
Benefits of Work
Types of Services
Vocational Rehabilitation staff help individuals explore their strengths, abilities, and interests to help promote informed choice in selecting the job goal and services provided. Service delivery is individualized and person-centered.
Services may include:
OOD Jobs for Recovery staff will assist in the coordination of comprehensive wrap around recovery support, prior to case closure.
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Need More Information?
If you would like additional information, please contact Janice Mader, Program Administrator, at Janice.Mader@ood.ohio.gov