§ 40-6.4-5. Recruitment, assessment, training, and referral of program candidates.
(a) The director shall contract with one or more government agencies or nonprofit community based organizations for the purpose of recruitment, screening, assessment, job readiness preparation, and referral to supportive work. The government agencies or private organizations shall have a demonstrated record of service to AFDC recipients and/or people with disabilities, and shall have experience in conducting outreach and recruitment, intake and assessment of clients, and providing job readiness training. The organizations shall:
(1) Recruit, screen and assess the job readiness skills of AFDC recipients and persons with disabilities for the supported work program;
(2) Where appropriate, provide job readiness skills training for program participants, including, but not limited to, remedial reading, writing, and mathematics skills training; and
(3) Refer appropriate candidates for work in the supported work program.
(b) At least one third (
) of the participants referred to and placed in the supported work program shall currently be enrolled in employment readiness training and referred from a nonprofit community based organization or from other organizations certified by the director as conducting appropriate job readiness training.
(P.L. 1987, ch. 280, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 83, § 96; P.L. 1999, ch. 130, § 96.)