Forms and Document: Employment Supports

Documents below are in Microsoft Word format, unless otherwise noted.

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Getting to Work: Addressing the Transportation Challenge (PDF)
This brief provides an overview of approaches, options, and resources to consider when thinking creatively about transportation to work for people with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Resources
Accommodations/Assistive Technology Resources (State and National)
The two documents above list a variety of resources regarding assistive technology, universal design, and accommodations.

Placement Support Plan
This form provides a collaborative format in which to identify and coordinate what types of assistance the job seeker will need following job placement, including who will provide which supports.

Questions & Answers on Disclosure (PDF)
This publication is a product from the T-TAP Project, and provides information about key considerations to achieving effective disclosure in employment settings.

Disclosure Guidelines
This fact sheet reinforces confidentiality guidelines as they apply to human service professionals such as job coaches, job developers, and employment specialists.

Employment Specialist's Toolbox
This fact sheet explains the array of tools and strategies that are key to the role of the employment specialist / job coach.

Preparing for the First Day of Job Coaching
This fact sheet highlights factors and priorities for employment staff to keep in mind as an individual begins a new job, including solid preparation, and the facilitation of natural supports and social inclusion.

Task Analysis Form (Sample)
Task Analysis Form (Blank)
Use the blank Task Analysis Form above to devise step-by-step instructions of a job task as well as to track individual progress learning that task. An example of a completed form is provided in the sample document.

Natural Supports and Social Inclusion
This fact sheet expounds on the meaning and significance of natural supports and social inclusion and offers tips to employment staff on how to engage employers and coworkers in facilitating employment success.

Assessing Workplace Culture
This fact sheet emphasizes assessment of workplace culture as a vehicle for developing natural supports and social inclusion, and advises employment staff about what to look for in this situation.

Workplace Culture Survey (PDF)
This is a comprehensive and formal tool for use in closely analyzing a workplace for natural supports and workplace inclusion potential. Instructions on how to administer this tool are included.

Workplace Inclusion Checklist
This document provides a list of activities, routines, and rituals that are typically available at a workplace and that can serve as catalysts for facilitation of natural supports and social inclusion.

Travel Training
This packet contains a variety of tools to assist with safe and comprehensive transportation planning, including public transit travel training sheet, pedestrian safety skills checklist, emergency contact information form, etc.

Fading Job Coaching Supports
Fading Gracefully
The fact sheets above address how to assess and manage the fading process – when is the right time to begin fading; fading pitfalls to consider; and suggestions to ease fading challenges.

Monitoring Employer Satisfaction
This document speaks about the job coach role in relation to the customer service balance between the employee and the employer, while offering guidelines for good customer skills.

Challenging Behavior in the Workplace
This fact sheet offers a framework to understand and work through challenging behaviors. What the behavior is communicating, seeking a functional analysis, and generating alternative solutions are part of this process.

Job Coach's Guide to Problem-Solving
This fact sheet discusses rules and practices for effective problem solving and creative thinking as it applies to providing workplace supports.

Job Coach Self-Evaluation
This tool provides a checklist of questions for employment staff to reflectively evaluate their job coaching style and skills at a particular job site.