Reports

Business Engagement Training for VR Staff: State Examples

Vermont DVR: ACRE-Certified Training Series

Vermont DVR developed a training series in partnership with their Community College system, Transcen and content experts for sub-modules.  All participants who complete the “foundational” course and at least one disability-related sub-module also receive ACRE certification (http://www.acreducators.org/), and with one year of field work would be well-prepared to sit for the APSE exam.
 

Technical Assistance

ExploreVR uses a variety of mechanisms that provide interactive, participant-driven opportunities to translate research, share information, and inform practice and policy development. Technical assistance (TA) activities facilitate the dissemination of products, curricula, and knowledge throughout the vocational rehabilitation (VR) community, to other disability and employment service providers, and to disability advocacy organizations.
 

Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JD-VRTAC) Forum on VR Business Relations

On March 3, 18 Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies from across the nation attended the JD-VRTAC Targeted Technical Assistance Forum, Developing a Business Relations Structure: Lessons Learned from VR Trailblazersin San Antonio, TX. The University of Arkansas, CURRENTS and the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) organized this forum as part of the Job-Driven VR Technical Assistance Center.