6.10 Using Transitional Jobs to Overcome Barriers to Employment

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Conference Presentation | July 24, 2013

Files: Using Transitional Jobs to Overcome Barriers to Employment by Melissa Young (PDF | 1.11 MB | 19 slides) Stepping Stones to Career Pathways RWA: Transitional Jobs and Employment Strategies by Valerie Westphal (PDF | 451 KB | 13 slides)

Transitional jobs are one of the few evidence–based employment strategies for people with significant barriers to employment. Presenters will describe transitional jobs programs and how they can be funded. The workshop will focus on using transitional jobs for people with disabilities and those exiting correctional facilities.

  • Rob Hope, Rubicon Programs, Inc., Richmond, CA
  • Valerie Westphal, The Doe Fund, Inc., New York, NY
  • Melissa Young, Heartland Alliance, Chicago, IL (Moderator)