ERIC Number: ED345479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Fundamentals of Vocational Rehabilitation: A Guide for VR Counselors Working with American Indian Clients.
Saravanabhavan, R. C.
This guide summarizes the important aspects of the history, organization, and process of vocational rehabilitation of American Indian/Alaska Native clients. Specific units cover: (1) history of the state-federal vocational rehabilitation program; (2) organization and administration of rehabilitation programs; (3) fundamentals of vocational rehabilitation and related programs; (4) case management; (5) outreach; (6) the intake interview; and (7) assessment and planning. Three glossaries explain terms related to rehabilitation legislation, vocational rehabilitation, and functional limitations. Appendixes provide a report by Mary F. Smith of the Congressional Research Service titled "Vocational Rehabilitation and Related Programs for Persons with Handicaps"; a synopsis of the Americans with Disabilities Act; lists of federal, state, and community vocational rehabilitation programs, research and training centers, and information centers; sections from the Code of Federal Regulations that deal with vocational rehabilitation services; and a brief guide to supported employment procedures. (16 references) (JDD)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Definitions, Disabilities, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Interviews, Organizations (Groups), Outreach Programs, Program Administration, Program Development, Rehabilitation Programs, Resources, Social History, State Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. American Indian Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Identifiers: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Case Management; Rehabilitation Act 1973