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ACRE Training

What is ACRE?

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Doug Crandell has worked in supported employment for 30 years. He has been the Project Director for several demonstration grants funded through the U.S. Department of Labor, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, and the Social Security Administration. He directed Georgia’s Medicaid Infrastructure Grant funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  


Doug is on the faculty of the Institute on Human Development and Disability at the University of Georgia, and a Senior Consultant with Griffin-Hammis. For the last seven years, Doug has provided training and technical assistance to Georgia’s DBHDD supported employment providers. He is a Subject Matter Expert with several states to restructure their employment supports to include evidence-based supported employment, customized employment, and self-employment. He is the Project Director for Georgia’s Training and Technical Assistance Center for Employment funded by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities: Advancing Employment


As an author, Doug has published seven books and is a regular contributor to the SUN Magazine, where he publishes essays on labor, health and disability. 

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The curriculum used for the GVRA training
is owned by Griffin Hammis.

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