Tools and Resources

HVRP Staff Resources

The following resources are intended for use by HVRP staff. If you have any questions about the documents listed below, or would like to receive a Technical Assistance Trainings pertaining to one of the tools provided, please contact: Nicole LaCorte-Klein at

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Collaborative Employment Case Study

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10 ways to keep your job despite the tough economy

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How Do You Cope with Stress?

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Questions and Answers About the EEOC’s Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII

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Decription: On April 25, 2012, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or Commission) issued its Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e. The Guidance consolidates and supersedes the Commission’s 1987 and 1990 policy statements on this issue as well as the discussion on this issue in Section VI.B.2 of the Race & Color Discrimination Compliance Manual Chapter. It is designed to be a resource for employers, employment agencies, and unions covered by Title VII; for applicants and employees; and for EEOC enforcement staff.

The Work Assessment Rating Scale (WARS)

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Decription: The WARS asks a rater, such as an employment specialist, job coach or even the worker themselves, to estimate the workers performance on 25 behaviors that are common to many work settings and that employers generally believe are good basic work skills. There is also space provided for the rater to include five additional job specific behaviors that are unique to a particular employer or job site. You are encouraged to tailor these five items and include ratings of these in your assessment of this worker.

Readiness for Employment – Self Assessment Form

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Keeping Up the Good Work: A Practitioner’s Guidebook for Building a Job Retention Culture for People Who Experience Homelessness

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Description: Keeping Up the Good Work includes many tools to help tenants of supportive housing, shelter residents and homeless people keep their jobs. It is about how practitioners can help job seekers and workers maintain an attachment to the labor force.
Developer/Source: Ware, Laura | Martinez, Jennifer | Rio, John
User: Employment Specialist
Organization: Chronic Homelessness Employment Technical Assistance Center (CHETA)
Date Issued: 2008
http://documents.csh.org/documents/cheta/KeepingUptheGoodWork.pdf