ERIC Number: ED026469
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
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Statistics in Vocational Rehabilitation.
Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Statistics and Studies.
This seminar was designed for State Vocational Rehabilitation agency managers, who are not professional statisticians, to provide them with an awareness of some of the more easily constructed and useful tabulations of agency data. The 3-day seminar included 39 participants from seven states, Guam, and The Vocational Rehabilitation Administration. The intense and concerted emphasis on cost effectiveness and cost benefits analysis makes it necessary for the state to build a competent statistical system to provide meaningful data for the determination of content through proper reporting and collection techniques, analysis, dissemination, application, and follow-through. Some of the statistical reports discussed during the seminar include the referral caseload, the active case load, length of time to close cases, historical caseload relationships, acceptance rates by source of referral, and rehabilitation rates by source of referral. Discussion effectively revealed many of the strengths and weaknesses in program operations, and provided a means for measuring the effectiveness of agency policy, program development, and training needs. (HC)
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Authoring Institution: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Statistics and Studies.