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Steps and Resources For Identifiying "Treatment" Group Participants

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Step:  Review Eligibility.

Responsible Partner(s):
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager

LWIA staff review applications for WIA eligibility. ​

To view the completed application use the ATIM Tools sign in located in the ATIM online guide.

If the information in the application needs to be updated, within IWDS.

If the applicant is not eligible, notify customer and offer referral. 

If they are eligible, have them complete the TABE.

​ATIM Tools

ATIM Case Manager Instructions (Log in to view)

ATIM Eligibility Entry Instructions (PDF)

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

ATIM Withdraw Status Overview (PDF)

Step:  ​Complete TABE (if eligible).

Responsible Partner(s):
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager

LWIA staff have applicant complete TABE assessment to asses math and reading levels.

For English language learners, either BEST Literacy, BEST Plus, or CASAS are allowed. 

​Update IWDS with assessment results.

If results are at or above 6th grade level, assess for ATIM Eligibility.

If results are below 6th grade level, notify customer and offer referral.  

Attempt to certify the IWDS Guided application.  This will send WIA eligibility information to the ATIM Tools and "unlock" the next step in the process (ATIM Eligibility).

ATIM Eligibility Entry Instructions (PDF)

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

Referral Instructions (Log in to view.)

ATIM Withdraw Status Overview (PDF)

Step: Assess ATIM Eligibility (if applicant meets TABE requirements). 

Responsible Partner(s):
Adult Education Partner
Employer Partner
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager
Postsecondary Training Partner

​Partners screen for ATIM Eligibility.

Occupation screening questions are used to assess ATIM Eligibility using. 

Additional ATIM Eligibility assessments are available for free through Illinois workNet.  The results are saved within the applicants Illinois workNet account.

  • NOCTI 21st Century Skills (proctored online assessment)
  • Career Cluster Inventory  (self-accessed online assessment)

Update Optional Assessments Completed and Partner ATIM Eligibility Determination sections in ATIM Tools (part of ATIM Eligibility Review).

If the applicant is not ATIM Eligible, notify customer and offer referral. 

Candidates found eligible and appropriate will be reviewed by the partners.

Assessment Overview (Archived Webinar)​

ATIM Eligibility Entry Instructions (PDF)

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

ATIM Tools

ATIM Transferable Skills for ATIM Eligibility Determination (PDF)

Career Cluster Inventory

DOL Competency Model for Advanced Manufacturing (PDF)

Manufacturing Core Competencies Guide (PDF)

NOCTI 21st Century Skills Assessment

Referral Instructions (Log in to view.)

ATIM Occupational Experience and Skill Review(Log in to view.)

ATIM Withdraw Status Overview (PDF)

Step:  ​Partner ATIM Eligibility Review. 

Responsible Partner(s):
Adult Education Partner
Employer Partner
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager
Postsecondary Training Partner

​The partners will conduct scheduled reviews of all potential candidates. 

Those determined acceptable by the partners will receive a drug test.

ATIM Eligibility Entry Instructions (PDF)

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

ATIM Tools

ATIM Withdraw Status Overview (PDF)

​Step:  Applicant Drug Test (if eligible). 

Responsible Partner(s):
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager

​LWIA partners schedule a drug test for the applicant. 

Update Drug Test field in ATIM Tools (part of ATIM Eligibility Review).

If the applicant does not pass the test, notify customer and offer referral.   

 

ATIM Eligibility Entry Instructions (PDF)

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

ATIM Tools

Referral Instructions (Log in to view.)

ATIM Withdraw Status Overview (PDF)

Step:  ​Applicant Assignment for Veterans (if ATIM Eligible, passed drug test).

Responsible Partner(s):
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager

LWIA partners identify them as a veteran in the ATIM tools. 

​Use the Random Assignment Group field in ATIM Tools (part of ATIM Eligibility Review) to place the applicant in the “Treatment” group.

If the applicant is not a veteran, the applicant is entered into the random assignment system. 

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

ATIM Tools

Step:  Applicant Assignment For Non-Veterans (and ATIM Eligible, passed drug test). 

Responsible Partner(s):
Evaluator
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager

Evaluator enters applicant into random assignment system.

Use random assingment system (RAS) to identify treatment group.

Print random assignment letter from RAS.

If the applicant is in the control group, send them the RAS letter to notify customer they are in the Comparison Group of alternate services available. 

If the applicant is in the treatment group, notify the customer and let them know the next steps.

ATIM Eligibility Entry Instructions (PDF)

ATIM Intake Process (PDF)

ATIM Tools

Regional Guide (Log in to view)

Referral Instructions (Log in to view.)

Step:  Send Forms To SPR.

Responsible Partner(s):
Evaluator

​Batch and send completed forms to SPR on the agreed upon schedule using the shipping materials provided.

Regional Guide (Log in to view)

Step: Begin Working With Treatment Group.

Responsible Partner(s):
Adult Education Partner
Employer Partner
Local Workforce Innovation Area/Project Manager
Postsecondary Training Partner
 

​If customer has not uploaded their photo into their Illinois workNet account, they need to upload their photo.

Customer begins working with ATIM partners to develop a Training Plan and carry out training components. 

Update Illinois workNet Account**

Personlaized Training Plans

 


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