The Maine Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Progressive Employment Model Replication and Evaluation Report is a working paper that discusses preliminary findings of the Progressive Employment (PE) model implementation in Maine. Section 1 of this report gives an overview of the PE model components, and all aspects of the replication and evaluation study. Section 2 of this report provides a summary of PE services delivered. Section 3 provides the results of the impact analysis on service-related outcomes, and Section 4 discusses the impact on employment outcomes. Section 5 discusses survey findings of Maine Division of Vocational Rehabilitation staff and CRPs who are using the PE model. Sections 6 and 7 provide discussion points and implications of the evaluation findings, as well as additional observations and recommendations.
This working paper is a product of the Progressive Employment Model Replication and Evaluation study, funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (Grant # H133B120002).