Authors Maria Heidkamp and Kathy Krepcio raise a series of questions to encourage a dialogue as to whether the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the outdated structure of the one-stop model.
Kathy led many large and important projects, including programs to assist the economic victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City, research on strategies to help people with disabilities gain employment, and the development and growth of the New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System.
The Heldrich Center is one of the nation’s foremost research and policy organizations dedicated to strengthening the American workplace during an era of rapid global economic change.
Research: Disconnect between public assistance recipients and policies designed to assist them with returning to work
Study findings reveal that unclear policy goals, overly generalized services, and miscommunication require recipients to self-advocate and ultimately impedes recipient pursuing employment-related goals.