In collaboration with the Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Institute for Community Inclusion is engaged in an exciting research activity that is seeking to replicate and evaluate the Vermont Progressive Employment model (VTPE) in four state VR agencies. The VTPE focuses on both business relations and VR customers with barriers to employment. View the informational webinar and additional materials below to learn more about expected requirements for participation in the learning collaborative and the likely benefits for your agency. Submit your agency’s Request to Participate Electronic Form by February 20, 2015 to apply for the VTPE Learning Collaborative.
In partnership with CSAVR and the NET, the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) is conducting research on business relations and employment for people with disabilities served by state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies. We are currently accepting nominations of business relations practices used by VR agencies and other employment programs.
Please nominate a practice using this nomination form.
Can you help us identify emerging practices? We’re looking for ones that:
As part of this effort, the ICI is creating a publicly accessible index of practices being implemented by VR agencies, other public or private employment agencies, and businesses.
If you know of any activity or practice that focuses on meeting the needs of businesses and promoting employment for people with disabilities, please let us know. We are looking for innovative practices, either new or longstanding. The nominated practices are not required to be formally established or evidence-based.
Review VR issue No. 4, 2014
Review VR issue No. 3, 2013
This issue of ReviewVR explores the policy level impact of the Affordable Care Act on funding health-related vocational rehabilitation services.
Review VR Issue 1, 2012
September 11, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST