11/15/2019

Rachel Goodrich

Zoe Cumberland

Erica Miller

Lou Packett

Lisa Rawlings

Hortense Allen

Maryellen Cahill

Olivia Farrow

Merceditas Smith

Ellen Levy

Harbor City Unlimited

Part of the University of Maryland Medical Systems Division of Community Psychiatrity—everyone has to be in mental health treatment and have a priority diagnosis—bipolar disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder

Have an evidence based supportive employment program. 6 job coaches with a caseload of 20 individuals—primarily about job placement not necessarily about job training or job readiness. Can be referred just for the vocational program—have to be engaged in mental health treatment and be one of the priority populations.  Provide bus passes to participants in the employment program for three months.

Located at Pratt and Carey St, have been there for 20 years.

Have a day program, serve breakfast and lunch, goal is to help people recover their lives—manage illness and learn life and social skills.

All participants have a rehab counselor who coordinates services and their main point of contact

Program is member driven

Give Maryellen a call when working with someone who might be a good fit for the program

Harbor City is a trauma informed care agency, offer classes that are geared towards trauma recovery.

Provide basic groups for substance abuse issues, but primarily refer to other programs at UMMC. Groups are very member driven.

Harbor City doesn’t have mental health providers on site, programming is group settings or working with the rehab counselor

Young adult residential program on Hollins St—residential referral is a separate referral program

Maryellen also provide tours

Trauma Informed Workforce Development

Lisa went to a training on promoting employment opportunities for former victims of trafficking. The group split up into three groups to discuss scenarios provided during the training.

Announcements

Bon Secours Community Works is recruiting for WIOA CAN/GNA training initiative, 18-24 and Baltimore City resident. Information sessions are every Wednesday 26 N Fulton Ave 8:45-12 (lock the doors at 8:45). Class will start in January. Kristen will send Elizabeth a flyer

Currently hiring for a case manager in workforce development, need a bachelors degree, especially looking for experience

Bon Secours is having a hiring event on December 2nd (Cornerstone warehouse)

Lou is interested in social entrepenureship as a workforce development tool as well as using storytelling to bring engage with clients

Back on my Feet has a new workforce development intern and has moved to 201 N Charles St

SWP/UMMC recruitment events have been very successful—have an upcoming one for nursing support this upcoming Wednesday. Currently booked through May every month

Paul’s Place has broken ground for their new culinary training program. Programming will begin in January 2021.

St Agnes—lead recruiter is interested in doing a recruitment event

Kristine—will have 30-35 students next semester who will need 270 hours of paid employment or an internship

UMB has broken ground on new Community Engagement Center. Opening will be next summer, will have seven times as much space as currently, will have increased workforce programming

BTI information session upcoming in December