National Program Evaluation Specialist / Research
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Rich Toscano is a subject matter expert on issues related to employment for persons with significant challenges to entering the workplace. He has over 40 years experience implementing, supporting and evaluating systems change projects specific to expanding access and participation for persons formerly labeled as unemployable. Over the past 25 years, he has been a mentor and fidelity monitor for evidence-based supported employment in community mental health systems and Department of Veterans Affairs research initiatives for Veterans with Serious Mental Illness, Spinal Cord Injury, Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury.