Support acquisition of job-specific skills through education, certification programs, or on-the-job training, often with personal development resources and other supports
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
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Prohibit criminal history questions on job applications and postpone background checks
Provide basic skills (e.g., reading, math, writing, English language, or soft skills) and industry-specific training with other supports; often incorporated in career pathway programs
Provide occupation-specific training for low-skilled individuals in high-growth industries, with education and supports, usually with stackable credentials and work experience opportunities
Issue certificates of employability to individuals with criminal convictions who have met pre-specified standards of rehabilitation; also called certificates of relief, reentry, good conduct, rehabilitation, recovery, etc.
Provide confidential worksite-based counseling and referrals to employees to address personal and workplace challenges
Support worksite exercise and physical conditioning programs for low back pain; also called work conditioning, work hardening, or functional restoration/exercise programs
Offer employees control over an aspect of their schedule through arrangements such as flex time, flex hours, compressed work weeks, or self-scheduled shift work
Implement programs that help individuals without a high school diploma or its equivalent achieve a General Education Development (GED) certificate
Offer flexible working arrangements, allowing the duties of a single full-time position to be covered by two part-time employees