Partnering Technical Assistance Centers
Advancing Employment is Georgia’s Technical Assistance Center for Best Practices in Employment Supports. Advancing Employment partners with other TA Centers throughout the nation. This page offers resources from our partners.
Disability Employment TA Center (DETAC)
The Center will provide evidence-based technical assistance (TA) to the Administration on Disabilities (AoD) grantees aimed at improving competitive, integrated employment (CIE) and economic outcomes for individuals with disabilities across America. AoD grantees eligible to receive TA through the Center include: Centers for Independent Living (CIL), State Councils on Developmental Disabilities (Councils), University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), State Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&A), Traumatic Brain Injury State Partnership Programs (TBI), and Projects of National Significance (PNS) Community Collaborations for Employment (CCE). (Text from DETAC)
More Information: https://aoddisabilityemploymenttacenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/AoD_Disability_Employment_TA_Center_Overview_Year_Two-1.pdf
Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA)
Griffin-Hammis Associates is a full-service consultancy specializing in developing communities of economic cooperation and self-employment opportunities for people with disabilities. GHA provides consultation in community rehabilitation improvement, job creation, and job site training for individuals and families, provider agencies, schools and teachers, state/federal systems, and government agencies. (Text from Griffin-Hammis)
Customized TA and Mentoring: https://www.griffinhammis.com/what-we-do/technical-assistance/
Center on Self-Employment
National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting
The purpose of this Center is to build the capacity of Federal and State public agencies and private entities to support people with disabilities in achieving self-employment, business ownership, or telecommuting as employment outcomes. Two specific objectives will guide the Center's activities.
1) Increase the supply of trained personnel available to public and private agencies.
2) Maintain and improve the skill, knowledge, and quality of rehabilitation personnel.
More Information: https://centeronselfemployment.org/about/cseintroflyer.pdf