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Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP)

The Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP) is intended to assist individuals ages 14 to 24 with serious barriers to employment in becoming self-sufficient through employment and education or training.  CCMEP staff are here to help you finish high school, get started in a higher education program, attain employment, keep the employment you already have, and help you find better employment. 

Who is the CCMEP intended to serve?

The CCMEP is intended to serve individuals ages 14 to 24 who can, with assistance, reasonably be expected to:

1)  Attain a high school diploma or its equivalent, an industry-standard certificate, or a post-secondary degree.

2)  Attain high school-level reading and math skills.

3)  Be successful in unsubsidized employment and/or post-secondary education or advanced training.

Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP) Goals
Goal #1: To complete High School/Alternative School diploma or GED certificate and/or to complete occupational skills training and earn certification.

Goal #2: To improve math, reading, and language skills (through Test of Adult Basic Education – “TABE”) testing.

Goal #3: To gain skills in the CCMEP to become employable, enter the military, or enroll in post-secondary education (college).
Who is eligible?
CCMEP focuses on individuals ages 14 to 24 who are:
  • Out of school
  • Junior/senior status in-school
  • Have an identified barrier to education and/or employment

 To see if you qualify, please complete and sumbit the CCMEP Application (pdf) to the OhioMeansJobs

 Please note that eligibility does not automatically make you a participant.

Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP) Services
  • Tutoring, study skills training, and instruction, leading to completion of secondary school, including drop out prevention strategies.
  • Education support at high school/alternative school/GED
  • Summer employment opportunities
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences
  • Occupational skills training
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Supportive Services
  • Comprehensive guidance and counseling
  • Follow-up services
Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP) Pathways

Education Pathways

CCMEP participants in need of a high school diploma or GED

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Services may include, but not limited to:

• Tutoring

• Study skills instruction

• TABE assessment

• GED classes

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Successfully obtains high school diploma or GED

Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP) Enrollment Process
Initial Step – CCMEP Referral form completed
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Orientation process is completed
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Eligibility for CCMEP is determined:

• Age, citizenship, Selective Service registration

• Economic eligibility & barrier

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Objective Assessment, TABE, & ISS completed

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Appropriate pathway is assigned:

• CCMEP Education Pathway

• CCMEP Employment Pathway

• CCMEP Post-Secondary/Training Pathway

Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP) Expectations
  • Program is VOLUNTARY – Individuals must agree to participate
  • Parent/guardian consents to participation
  • Participants are expected to attend life skills classes, employability skills training, TABE testing, and risk assessments, enroll in an appropriate educational program and/or become employed.
  • Out-of-school participants will ideally meet their goals within a one year timeframe
  • In-school participants will meet their goals within a two year timeframe.
Comprehensive Case Management & Employment Program (CCMEP)

Reasons to Join:

  • I believe in myself
  • I want to achieve my educational goals
  • I want to obtain employment/training
Guernsey County JFS
324 Highland Avenue Cambridge, OH 43725
Phone: 740-432-2381 | 800-307-8422
Fax: 740-432-1952

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