OSECE Technical Assistance

OSECE offers a wide variety of technical assistance, including on-site training for IPS program staff, as well as monthly conference calls that cover a variety of topics intended to keep providers informed about current IPS practices and resources. All technical assistance provided by OSECE is free of charge to provisional and qualified IPS providers in Oregon.  The Oregon Health Authority encourages IPS providers to take advantage of the technical assistance offered by OSECE in order to achieve good fidelity to the IPS model.

On-Site Technical Assistance

If you are a qualified or provisionally qualified IPS provider you may request technical assistance using the button below. 

 
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Monthly Statewide Conference Calls

Conference Call Schedule 2019
OSECE offers a monthly technical assistance call for IPS providers, which is typically held on the third Thursday of every month at 3:00 p.m. PST.  For those unable to join the call, the calls are recorded and available below. Please download the Conference Call Schedule above for call-in instructions and topics planned for the year.

Technical Assistance Calls from 2019

January 2019
Topic: Serving Clients with Justice System Involvement and the Federal Bonding Program
Presenters: Tammy Guest, OSECE
Materials: Helping-People-Find-Jobs-in-Spite-of-Justice-System-Involvement PPTThe Federal Bonding Program PPTWorksheet-for-Job-Seekers-Eng, Tips-For-Employment-Specialists, employer-survey,  WOTC_Program_Brochure
Following along with the audio recording and using the two PowerPoint presentations might be easier than reviewing the video below as there were challenges with using the GoToMeeting platform.

Technical Assistance Calls from 2018

December 2018
Topic: End of Year Wrap Up & Program Highlights
Presenters: OSECE Team
Materials: Q3 2018 Oregon Outcomes


November 2018
Topic: Career Advancement for IPS Clients
Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE
Materials: Career Advancement presentation


October 2018
Topic: Dress for Success Oregon Program
Presenter: Sheri Dunn, Executive Director Dress for Success Oregon
Materials: Programs Overview, Newsletter1, About Us Infographic


September 2018
Topic: Ticket to Work and IPS Programs
Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE
Materials: OSECE TTW Presentation 2018A,Mental Health Referral Form 2018EN-payments-glance-2018TTW Quick Ref 2018TTW OSECE Sample Letter


August 16, 2018
Topic: HUD’s Family Self Sufficiency Program
Presenters: Tammy Guest from OSECE with Angela Parada, Colleen Spencer, and Kellie Battaglia from the City of Salem Housing Authority
Materials: FSS Brochure App Combo 2018 EnglishFSS Brochure App Combo 2018 Spanish, FSS Brochure App Combo 2018 Russian, NEW FSS Handbook & Fair Housing Add 6-2018 


July 26, 2018
Topic: The Purposes of IPS Documentation
Presenter: Tammy Guest
Materials: The Purposes of IPS Documentation PPT


June 28. 2018
Topic: Supported Education and Building Partnerships with TRIO Services
Presenter: Renee from Rogue Community College Trio Services and Jodie Ferguson from Options for Southern Oregon

May 17, 2018
Topic: IPS Resources
Presenter: Crystal McMahon

April 19, 2018
Topic: IPS/VR Partnership Best Practices
Presenter: Tammy Guest
Materials: Partnering With Vocational Rehabilitation Presentation
Please skip past the first 10 minutes of the call recording below as there were technical difficulties in the beginning. 

March 22. 2018
Topic: Supported Education
Presenter: Vanessa Taylor
Materials: New Supported Education SpecialistExample Workflow for Supported EducationImplementing SEd- SEd Statewide Call.2


February 15, 2018
Topic: IPS Fidelity Clarification
Presenters: OSECE Team
Materials: Supported Employment Fidelity Scale-2008ips-fidelity-manual-3rd-edition_2-4-16

Previous Calls:

October 19, 2017 Topic: Providing IPS Services to People with Personality Disorders Presenter: Tammy Guest, Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence

August 17, 2017 Topic:  IPS and ACT Fidelity Crosswalk Presenter:  Heidi Herinckx, Director of OCEACT

July 20, 2017 Topic:  How To Manage Your IPS Caseload Presenter: Tammy Guest, IPS Statewide Trainer

June 18, 2017 Topic:  Newly developed Job Development App Presenter: Sarah Swanson, IPS Employment Center at Rockville Institute

May 18, 2017 Topic:  IPS Supported Employment Fidelity Updates Presenter: Crystal McMahon, Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence

April 20, 2017 Topic:  Recovery 101 Presenter: Joan Keenen, Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence

April 7, 2017 Topic:  VR’s New Microenterprise/Self Employment Pilot Project Presenter: Ann Balzell, Policy Analyst with DHS/VR

February 2017 Topic:  Work Opportunity Tax Credit Presenter: David Ross, Oregon Employment Department

January 2017 Topic:  Wellness Presenter:  Joan Keenen, Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence

December 2016 Topic: 2016 Year in Review Presenter: OSECE Team

November 2016 Topic: Microenterprise Development/ Independent Contractor requirements Presenter: Mona Edwards, MERIT Program

October 2016 Topic: Updated IPS Fidelity Manual Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE

September 2016 Topic: Follow Along Supports Presenter: Crystal McMahon, OSECE

August 2016 Topic: Helping People Find Jobs In Spite of Justice System Involvement Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE

July 2016 Topic: Employed Persons with Disability Program Presenter: Jeff Stell, DHS

June 2016 Topic: Non-SSA Benefits Planning Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE

May 2016 Topic:  Peer Employment Specialists Presenter: Kim Kanies, Oregon Supported Employment Peer Collaborative

April 2016 Topic: Apprenticeship / Internship Programs Presenter: Steve Simms, Oregon Apprenticeship and Training Division

March 2016 Topic:  Strategies for Engagement Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE

February 2016 Topic:  Fidelity Reviews and Documentation Presenter: Tammy Guest, OSECE

January 2016 Topic:  Recently Enacted House Bills – “Ban the Box” and “Setting Aside Judgment of ‘Guilty Except for Insanity'” Presenter:  Ted Wenk, Disability Rights Oregon

December 2015 Topic: Supported Education and Year-End News Presenter: Wendy Chavez, Oregon Health Authority

November 2015 Topic:  Managing your Online Profile Presenter:  Justin Tauscher, Dartmouth College

November 2015 Topic:  How to Provide Job Coaching and On the Job Training Presenters:  Tammy Guest, OSECE, and Central City Concern

October 2015 Topic:  Managing your Online Profile Presenter:  Justin Tauscher, Dartmouth College

August 2015 Topic:  Legalization of Marijuana and Workforce Laws

July 2015 Topic:  Career Development Presenter:  Oregon Employment Department

June 2015 Topic:  Section 503 of the Rehabilitation ACT Presenters: Benjamin Van Vleet and Aleksandra Snyder, Compliance Officers with the US Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

May 2015 Topic: IPS Supported Employment and Peer Supports

April 2015 Topic: Helping Clients Prepare for the Interview Presenters: Debbie Peabody and Tammy Guest, OSECE