The Supported Employment Program; A Customer Driven Approach, was developed to be implemented as a universal system of service delivery throughout the state of South Carolina for the Department of Disabilities and Special Needs. The primary mission of the program is to work toward the understanding, respect and support in securing appropriate employment for all customers. To provide the highest quality service available, the program promotes and supports an innovative business environment where customers have equal access to employment opportunities and are encouraged to reach their full potential.
The program goals include: a) Develop a comprehensive statewide Supported Employment service delivery system for the South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs Agency (SC DDSN). b) Provide Supported Employment Training to all DDSN providers throughout the state. c) Provide ongoing technical assistance to all Supported Employment providers participating within the SC DDSN system.