252.431 Supported employment services; departmental duties; coordination.
The commissioners of employment and economic development, human services, and education shall ensure that supported employment services provided as part of a comprehensive service system will:
(1) provide the necessary supports to assist persons with severe disabilities to obtain and maintain employment in normalized work settings available to the general work force that:
(i) maximize community and social integration; and
(ii) provide job opportunities that meet the individual's career potential and interests;
(2) allow persons with severe disabilities to actively participate in the planning and delivery of community-based employment services at the individual, local, and state level; and
(3) be coordinated among the Departments of Human Services, Employment and Economic Development, and Education to:
(i) promote the most efficient and effective funding;
(ii) avoid duplication of services; and
(iii) improve access and transition to employability services.
The commissioners of employment and economic development, human services, and education shall report to the legislature by January 1993 on the steps taken to implement this section.