Maintain and utilize the collaborative State-Federal Vocational Rehabilitation
Monitoring System, including the Case Review Instrument, to assure compliance with the law and consistency with the RSA-CSAVR Streamlining Initiative.
In a recent qualitative analysis of the barriers to employment for people with MS (O'Day, 1998) less than half of the participants reported hearing of the state vocational rehabilitation
The Helen Keller National Center is the ONLY national program which provides diagnostic evaluation, short-term comprehensive vocational rehabilitation
, and assistance with jobs and residential placement for all Americans who are deaf-blind.
In fact, mental health and vocational rehabilitation
workers often unwittingly reinforce stigma through their interactions with clients by holding faulty ideas about the nature of the disability, by perpetuating negative stereotypes by expecting clients to conform to dictated treatment and dependency roles, and by using unskilled jobs inappropriately.
LaRocca was technical director for rehabilitation in the White House Conference on Aging in 1959 and 1960 and executive secretary of the National Citizens Advisory Committee on Vocational Rehabilitation
from 1965 to 1967.
The central premise of this article is that successful vocational rehabilitation
programs for people with schizophrenia require careful attention to the management of psychiatric symptoms.
These feelings were well stated by one participant of a workshop on American Indian and the Vocational Rehabilitation
Services held in Florida (Locust, 1992): "Indianness is in your heart, not in the color of your skin or the shape of your nose.
To better understand how the increasing population of people with autism may impact adult programs, the authors examined the number of youth with autism served by state vocational rehabilitation
programs in 2010.
In 2008, Amesquita earned his Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation
Counseling from the University of Massachusetts Boston and in April of the following year was hired by the VA as a vocational rehab counselor.
Recent research concerning, for example, the vocational rehabilitation
of persons with SCI has been dominated by the extensive work of Krause and his co-workers (see Crisp, 2005).
As such, PVA designed a vocational rehabilitation
program to address these ideas.
Thirty-four-year-old Ginders is a trustee of the Vocational Rehabilitation
Association; she has 10 years' experience of working within the insurance industry and will be working to develop Remploy Return to Work within the field.