06/19/2013 Demand-Side Strategies in Vocational Rehabilitation; Responding to the Workforce Needs of Business
Date: June 19th, 2013
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Eastern)
Presenter: Robert Burns, ICI Senior Policy Specialist; Susan Foley, ICI Principal Investigator; Hugh Bradshaw, Business Relations Specialist, Vermont VR.
Summary: The Research and Rehabilitation Center’s mission is to research, demonstrate and disseminate evidence-based practices by state Vocational Rehabilitation agencies (SVRA) which are designed and respond to the “demand-side”/employer perspective in the dual-customer approach to delivering VR services. The expected outcome of these demand-side practices is to increase employment, earnings and retention of persons with significant disabilities served by SVRAs. The content of this presentation is to provide (1) an update/overview of the RRTC and (2) discuss the efforts and experience of the Vermont VR agency in designing and implementing an innovative demand-side strategy.
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