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- RI BHDDH Employment First Policy: February 2013 Employment First policy for individuals with developmental disabilities issued by the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals –
- RI BHDDH Policy Regarding New Entrants to System: Policy issuance from Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, regarding compliance of new entrants to system with Employment First policy –
- RI Employment First Summit Report: Report of Employment First Summit held in March 2010 – www.rhodestoindependence.org/docs/final%20summary%20report.pdf
- RI Employment First Policy White Paper: November 2010 paper discussing options for Employment First legislation in Rhode Island – www.rhodestoindependence.org/docs/Policy%20White%20Paper%20-%20Final%20%20-%2011.23.10.pdf
- RI 1115 Waiver Group Report: September 2009 paper which contains initial proposal for Rhode Island to be an Employment First state – www.ohhs.ri.gov/documents/documents09/Employmt_Wkgp_recs.pdf