Oct 13: Lisa Mills to Discuss Maine’s History of Supported Employment

Dr. Lisa A. Mills will be discussing Maine’s history of supported employment during a virtual event, Celebrating Employment First in Maine, on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but pre-registration is required. A Zoom link will be sent with your registration confirmation.

Mills has been a consultant in the field of disability for 29 years with a primary focus on community services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is currently a consultant on Medicaid home and community-based services, long-term care disability policy, managed long-term services and supports and Employment First systems change.  She has worked in Maine and twenty other states over the past 14 years on Medicaid waiver renewals, Medicaid 1115 demonstration waivers, policy and rate/reimbursement models, supporting service provider capacity-building and engaging other state systems as critical partners with Medicaid. Dr. Mills was also the Subject Matter Expert on an Office of Disability Policy Technical Assistance Grant on employment in Maine.

Mills’ presentation is being sponsored by Maine APSE, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services, and the Maine Department of Labor in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (celebrated annually in October).

Visit Employment First Maine to learn about the Employment First Maine Statute and the work of the Employment First Coalition, including the Recommendations for Maine.