Labor Market Information

Labor Market Information and VR Career Counseling

May-Lorie Saint Laurent, Brenda Moore, and Linda Mock
Date/Time [EST]: 
02/25/2015 - 2:00am

What is labor market information (LMI)? How can LMI be valuable for vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselors?

This introductory webinar will discuss potential sources of LMI, how to identify trends within labor market data, and how understanding LMI may help VR counselors increase successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

Labor Market and Occupational Information - Implications for Business Partnerships and Vocational Rehabilitation Education

Presentation Date: 11/04/2014 

This presentation was made by Libin Zhang and Kartik Trivedi at the National Council for Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) Fall Conference in Arlington (VA). This presentation was made possible because of the project funded by National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grant (grant #: H133B120002). 

Review VR Brief Series on Vocational Rehabilitation Employment Patterns: Occupation Types and Trends (2008–2012)

Review VR issue NO. 4, 2014

The Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston is conducting a series of analyses linking occupational closure data from the Rehabilitation Services Administration’s Case Service Report (RSA-911) to labor market trends and needs, as reflected in labor market information (LMI). This effort is funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research as part of the VR-RRTC on Demand-Side Strategies in Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).