Webcast Information

Webcast Information

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Melinda Shamp

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Don Lavin

Managing for Employment Outcomes: Mission-Driven Organizational Change
Melinda Shamp, Rise, Inc.
Don Lavin, Rise, Inc.


Don Lavin is Vice President at Rise, Inc., a private, non-profit, employment service provider for youth and adults with significant disabilities in MN. Melinda Shamp is a Mental Health Resource Professional at Rise, Inc. Rise is one of the providers in T-TAP's Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRPs) leadership network. This group of providers are recognized for either having converted their programs from 14 c certificates or have made substantial gains in doing so. In this webcast, Don and Melinda identified how organizational leadership, mission-driven performance objectives, staff training, and customized service strategies can lead to improved customized employment outcomes and wages for youth and adults with significant disabilities.