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ERIC Number: ED345479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 171
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973