EE Research and Reports
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Human Services, produced and published an update to the report called Status and Evaluation: Employment and Support Services for Persons with Mental Illness in December 2012. The 2000 report and 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010 updates are also available.
Why are consumers receiving supports from CRPs working less than 15 hours a week? That was the question this investigation sought to answer through case studies of a diverse group of consumers. Case files were examined, case managers were interviewed, consumers were observed at work, but most important, the consumers' own words, from personal interviews, were used to respond to the research question.
This study analyzes the impact of the wage incentive provision of the Extended Employment - Basic funding rule in increasing work paid at minimum wage or better. It also provides a history of wages earned and hours worked since 1999 for this program.
This report contains summary information about the condition and outcomes of the Extended Employment (EE) grant program resulting from the application of the Extended Employment Program Compliance Examination Standards.