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2016 Annual Summit on Performance Management in VR

SAVE THE DATE On September 7 and 8, 2016, the 9th Annual Summit on Performance Management in Vocational Rehabilitation will be held in Richmond, Virginia at the Omni Hotel. Additional information on registration and call for proposals will be sent out shortly. Questions: Please contact Maureen McGuire-Kuletz (mkuletz@gwu.edu) or Rob Froehlich (rfro@gwu.edu). See you there!

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VR ROI Advisory Council Meeting

VR ROI Advisory Council Meeting September 30, 2015 – The VR ROI Project holds three Advisory Council meetings per year. The next meeting will be held September 30, 2015 at the University of Richmond. Current work tasks and accomplishments will be described and discussed, and advisory feedback on upcoming project tasks will be sought

VR ROI – NCSRC Meeting

VR ROI Stakeholder Meeting/Project Presentation – National Coalition of State Rehabilitation Councils SRC Training Session, November 1, 2015. Seattle, WA. VR ROI Project Team Members will describe the VR ROI Project and will seek stakeholder input from State Rehabilitation Council Members’ perspectives

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Initial Project Meeting

Initial Project Meeting – Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DE DVR) – August 31, 2015, Wilmington, DE. Members of the VR ROI Project team met with Delaware DVR colleagues to introduce the project, discuss anticipated outcomes, describe the project timeline, and to plan relative to data collection procedures and needs.

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VR ROI Learning Community

VR ROI Learning Community First meeting August 13, 2015 – The inaugural meeting of the VR ROI Learning Community covered such topics as Project Background, Learning Community Member Roles, Context of the Learning Community within the overall project, Project Timeline, and some upcoming work tasks.  

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KY OVR Meeting

Initial Project Meeting – Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (KY OVR) – July 14, 2015, Frankfort, KY. Members of the VR ROI Project team met with Kentucky OVR colleagues and members of the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics to introduce the project, discuss anticipated outcomes, describe the project timeline, and to plan relative […]

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NIDRR Release

Innovative Economic Model Demonstrates Vocational Rehabilitation Program Effectiveness The state-federal vocational rehabilitation (VR) program helps people with disabilities find and keep employment. With a federal investment of over $3 billion, VR serves about 1.5 million people with physical and mental disabilities annually. VR services include vocational assessment and counseling, job training and placement, educational services, […]

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Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2014   Office of the Governor Contact: Rachel Thomas Phone: 804-225-4262 Email: Rachel.Thomas@governor.virginia.gov   University of Richmond Contact: Sunni Brown Phone: 804-289-8056   Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services Contact: A.J. Hostetler Phone: 804-662-7372     $2.5 million grant allows University of Richmond, Commonwealth partners to research return on […]