Customised Employment: What it is and what it’s not

Milton Tyree explains the essential elements of authentic Customised Employment.

Customised Employment is a departure from traditional approaches to employment. Authentic Customised Employment is successfully used in the United States, and interest in this approach is gaining momentum in Australia.

So we invited a US-based industry leader, Milton Tyree of Marc Gold & Associates, to demystify the term “Customised Employment” and shed light on its essential elements.

Playing time: 65 minutes

Resources from this webinar

The Essential Elements of Customised Employment for Universal Application by The Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC).

Download The Essential Elements document here

The book that Milton referenced is out of print, but you may be able to source a copy.
Closing the Shop: Conversion from Sheltered to Integrated Work, Patricia M. Rogan and Stephen T. Murphy, 1995, Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co. ISBN 1-55766-153-7

About Milton Tyree

Portrait of Milton TyreeMilton has professional and personal experience over decades of helping people with disabilities have strong work roles. He uses the principles of SRV (Social Role Valorisation) as a foundation for his work.

Milton lives in Kentucky in the USA and works with Marc Gold & Associates, the pioneers of Customised Employment. He has run several workshops about customised employment for Imagine More. He has worked closely with us to support families exploring employment.