ERIC Number: ED442965
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Vocational Rehabilitation 1999 Annual Report.
Thompson, Barry; Larson, Catherine; Thomas, Raelene
Some highlights included in the 1999 Annual Report of the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (IDVR) are the following: (1) an all-time record number of people were served (10,363), and 1,442 people were rehabilitated and entered employment, close to the 1998 record; (2) a collaborative effort with the Division of Human Resources was established to create a pilot project to place qualified IDVR clients directly into state positions without having to be tested and placed on the list of qualified job candidates; (3) the IDVR was highly ranked in the use of the Social Security reimbursement program; (4) new fiscal management and case management systems were established; (5) a 5-year plan was devised to provide vocational rehabilitation services to the aging population of the state; (6) services are now being provided to migrant farm workers; (7) more partnerships in and outside Idaho state government were reinforced; and (8) goals for the year 2000 were set, including assessing the effectiveness of the IDVR's programs for the deaf and conducting an employer survey. (Statistics on specific populations served and short profiles of successful clients are included in the report.) (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Board of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation.