Authored by: Dale Verstegen, MBA, Laura Owens, PhD, and Troy Allen, BSBM from SRVS
An initial iteration of this brief provided guidance to emphasize the importance of involving employers in the development of practices that promote engagement in disability employment. Intentional focus was placed on the importance of maintaining and expanding employer engagement opportunities to enhance professional relationships. A five-level scale with descriptors was introduced as an assessment and reference tool for stakeholders in the field of disability services and supports. This engagement tool provides guidance essential to solidifying partnerships and encouraging advancement across each of the five levels.