Monthly Archives: July 2015

ADRS partners with Mental Health to start IPS Supported Employment

VRS and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) are partnering to enhance employment services for people with serious mental illnesses. ADMH was recently awarded a five-year grant through the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop and implement the first individual and placement support (IPS) supported employment model for the state. IPS takes an evidence-based approach to supported employment

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Dothan VR celebrates 25 years of ADA

The Dothan VR office invited area businesses, agencies, and employers to join them in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — a monumental and wide-ranging civil rights law that protects the rights of people with disabilities. “The ADA is so important — it is essentially the Bill of Rights for persons with disabilities

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