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Jobs For Recovery Model

A full-time dedicated team of OOD staff will be immersed (headquartered) at the court or treatment team partner for the specialized docket. OOD staff assigned to the caseload will attend treatment team meetings and court proceedings for the specialty courts. The team may consist of:

* A VRC to serve a caseload that is 100% dedicated to individuals involved with the certified specialized dockets in identified counties.

* A Caseload Assistant to facilitate rapid engagement in vocational rehabilitation services for individuals referred.

* A Job Developer to provide immediate access to resume development, interview preparation, and job placement assistance when the individual is ready for employment.

Benefits of Work

  • Increased income
  • Increased independence
  • Connection to people
  • Meaningful involvement in the community
  • Greater access to medical benefits
  • Promotes happiness, confidence, and self-awareness

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:

  • Career exploration and guidance
  • Resume and interview preparation&
  • Job development and placement
  • On-the-job-supports
  • Work incentives planning
  • Assistance with additional employment barriers

OOD Jobs for Recovery staff will assist in the coordination of comprehensive wrap around recovery support, prior to case closure.

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Amanda's video about graduating from drug court

Go to www.OODWorks.com to learn more, take the self-assessment, and apply for employment services. You can also contact one of our offices in your area.

Need More Information?

If you would like additional information, please contact Janice Mader, Program Administrator, at 614-438-1790 or at Janice.Mader@ood.ohio.gov