Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Vocational Rehabilitation

Adopting the Vermont Progressive Employment Model - Informational Session on the VR-RRTC on Demand-Side Strategies Study and Learning Collaborative

Hugh Bradshaw, Dennis Moore, and Susan Foley
Date/Time [EST]: 
01/08/2015 - 10:30am

The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) and the Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) are pleased to have hosted a webinar, which provided information about Vermont’s Progressive Employment (PE) Model and discussed the opportunity for state VR agencies to engage in a research project aimed at replicating the model using a learning collaborative approach.


Description of Supported Employment Practices, Partnerships, and Funding Models of Four Types of State Agencies and Community Rehabilitation Providers

This Supported Employment (SE) research focuses on vocational rehabilitation (VR) agency partnerships with other state entities, and sources and models for long-term funding (extended services). The design called for embedding supported employment questions in ongoing surveys of multiple state agencies and case studies of SE coordination and funding models in several states to illuminate issues identified through these surveys.

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