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Case manager

Self-assessment

Take this self-assessment to determine your knowledge about providing case management on employment.

Read the questions below and click the best answer.

1) During which phase would you authorize waiver employment exploration services?

Correct. Waiver employment exploration services are designed to help a person explore the idea of employment and make an informed choice about work, which is the focus of the engage phase.

Incorrect—the correct answer is A. Engage. Waiver employment exploration services are designed to help a person explore the idea of employment and make an informed choice about work, which is the focus of the engage phase.

Incorrect—the correct answer is A. Engage. Waiver employment exploration services are designed to help a person explore the idea of employment and make an informed choice about work, which is the focus of the engage phase.

Incorrect—the correct answer is A. Engage. Waiver employment exploration services are designed to help a person explore the idea of employment and make an informed choice about work, which is the focus of the engage phase.

2) Which of the following is NOT a covered waiver employment development service?

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. Direct compensation to supplement a person's wages. In the CBSM (Employment development services) you will find a list of covered and not covered services. Direct compensation to supplement a person’s wage is an example of a service that is NOT covered under waiver development services.

Correct. In the CBSM (Employment development services) you will find a list of covered and not covered services. Direct compensation to supplement a person’s wage is an example of a service that is NOT covered under waiver development services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. Direct compensation to supplement a person's wages. In the CBSM (Employment development services) you will find a list of covered and not covered services. Direct compensation to supplement a person’s wage is an example of a service that is NOT covered under waiver development services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. Direct compensation to supplement a person's wages. In the CBSM (Employment development services) you will find a list of covered and not covered services. Direct compensation to supplement a person’s wage is an example of a service that is NOT covered under waiver development services.

3) Which section of the Disability Hub MN's Work Toolkit has information to help you explain VRS/SSB services to a person?

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. The “Find” page in the “Supporting people on waivers” section has an overview of VRS/SSB services that you can use to explain VRS/SSB services.

Correct. The “Find” page in the “Supporting people on waivers” section has an overview of VRS/SSB services that you can use to explain VRS/SSB services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. The “Find” page in the “Supporting people on waivers” section has an overview of VRS/SSB services that you can use to explain VRS/SSB services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. The “Find” page in the “Supporting people on waivers” section has an overview of VRS/SSB services that you can use to explain VRS/SSB services.

4) Where in the Work Toolkit can you find a contact list for VRS/SSB Waiver Liaisons?

Incorrect. You can find the VRS/SSB Liaison contact list on the Find page, and also on the Plan page, under Supporting people on waivers.

Correct. You can find the VRS/SSB Liaison contact list on the “Find” page, and also on the “Plan” page, in the “Supporting people on waivers” section.

Incorrect. You can find the VRS/SSB Liaison contact list on the “Find” page, and also on the “Plan” page, in the “Supporting people on waivers” section.

Incorrect. You can find the VRS/SSB Liaison contact list on the “Find” page, and also on the “Plan” page, in the “Supporting people on waivers” section.

5) How many months after the initial authorization should employment exploration services end?

Incorrect—the correct answer is C. 12 months. The CBSM explains employment exploration services are time-limited and should end after a maximum of 12 months following the initial authorization of the services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is C. 12 months. The CBSM explains employment exploration services are time-limited and should end after a maximum of 12 months following the initial authorization of the services.

Correct. The CBSM explains employment exploration services are time-limited and should end after a maximum of 12 months following the initial authorization of the services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is C. 12 months. The CBSM explains employment exploration services are time-limited and should end after a maximum of 12 months following the initial authorization of the services.

6) True or False? When a person finishes waiver employment exploration services you can assume they will want waiver employment development services.

Incorrect—the correct answer is false. Some people might go right from engage to find; once they learn about employment, they might be ready to find a job. If that’s the case, you should talk with the person about accessing VRS/SSB services, rather than waiver employment development services.

Correct. Some people might go right from engage to find; once they learn about employment, they might be ready to find a job. If that’s the case, you should talk with the person about accessing VRS/SSB services, rather than waiver employment development services.

7) How many days after the initial authorization should waiver employment development—plan services end?

Incorrect—the correct answer is D. 120 days. The CBSM explains waiver employment development—plan services are time-limited should not exceed 120 days.

Incorrect—the correct answer is D. 120 days. The CBSM explains waiver employment development—plan services are time-limited should not exceed 120 days.

Incorrect—the correct answer is D. 120 days. The CBSM explains waiver employment development—plan services are time-limited should not exceed 120 days.

Correct. The CBSM explains waiver employment development—plan services are time-limited should not exceed 120 days.

8) Which of the following is a reason employment development services can be reauthorized beyond the maximum time limit?

Incorrect—the correct answer is D. All of the above. The CBSM clarifies the lead agency can reauthorize employment development services when the person:

  • has a verifiable change in employment (e.g., lost their employment, faces reduced hours or wants to seek other employment opportunities),
  • experiences a debilitating health condition or life event that significantly interrupts service delivery,
  • changes service providers, or
  • has submitted an application to VRS/SSB and is waiting on a determination of eligibility/priority for up to 60 days (only applies to the plan phase).

Incorrect—the correct answer is D. All of the above. The CBSM clarifies the lead agency can reauthorize employment development services when the person:

  • has a verifiable change in employment (e.g., lost their employment, faces reduced hours or wants to seek other employment opportunities),
  • experiences a debilitating health condition or life event that significantly interrupts service delivery,
  • changes service providers, or
  • has submitted an application to VRS/SSB and is waiting on a determination of eligibility/priority for up to 60 days (only applies to the plan phase).

Incorrect—the correct answer is D. All of the above. The CBSM clarifies the lead agency can reauthorize employment development services when the person:

  • has a verifiable change in employment (e.g., lost their employment, faces reduced hours or wants to seek other employment opportunities),
  • experiences a debilitating health condition or life event that significantly interrupts service delivery,
  • changes service providers, or
  • has submitted an application to VRS/SSB and is waiting on a determination of eligibility/priority for up to 60 days (only applies to the plan phase).

Correct. The CBSM clarifies the lead agency can reauthorize employment development services when the person:

  • has a verifiable change in employment (e.g., lost their employment, faces reduced hours or wants to seek other employment opportunities),
  • experiences a debilitating health condition or life event that significantly interrupts service delivery,
  • changes service providers, or
  • has submitted an application to VRS/SSB and is waiting on a determination of eligibility/priority for up to 60 days (only applies to the plan phase).

9) While the person is looking for a job, it's important for the VRS/SSB counselor, job placement service provider and waiver case manager to stay in touch. How often is a check-in recommended?

Incorrect—the correct answer B. A check-in is recommended at least once every 60 days.

Correct. A check-in is recommended at least once every 60 days.

Incorrect—the correct answer B. A check-in is recommended at least once every 60 days.

Incorrect—the correct answer B. A check-in is recommended at least once every 60 days.

10) What is the name of the VRS/SSB date that signifies when a person is satisfied with their job, the employer is satisfied with the person, and adequate supports are in place?

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. Stability date. The stability date is the date, determined by the VRS/SSB counselor and the person, that the person is satisfied with their job, the employer is satisfied with the person, and the person has adequate supports.

Correct. The stability date is the date, determined by the VRS/SSB counselor and the person, that the person is satisfied with their job, the employer is satisfied with the person, and the person has adequate supports.

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. Stability date. The stability date is the date, determined by the VRS/SSB counselor and the person, that the person is satisfied with their job, the employer is satisfied with the person, and the person has adequate supports.

Incorrect—the correct answer is B. Stability date. The stability date is the date, determined by the VRS/SSB counselor and the person, that the person is satisfied with their job, the employer is satisfied with the person, and the person has adequate supports.

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