Training Agenda

Understand the Survey Goals

ISS is required by the state of New York to:

  • Submit SEMP data to OPWDD every month
  • Track SEMP dollars to prevent overspending
  • Prove employment meets program requirements
    • Minimum wage, integrated setting
  • Document outcomes of job coaching and job development


Your role: SEMP Reporter

Job Developers and Job Coaches are now considered SEMP Reporters.

For your participants with SEMP, you are required to:

  • Demonstrate that your participants are working toward getting a job
    • If not, their plans need adjusting.
  • Once employed, prove the job meets the program requirements
  • Track dates of hire and termination