Vocational Rehabilitation Policies and Procedures

"No Related Procedure" means that this policy has no corresponding procedure or the procedural steps are already incorporated into the policy. Some memos are listed below with the policy. There also is a chronological list of all memos that may contain information relevant to the policy or procedure.

VR Policies, Procedures and Related Memos

Policy Name Related Procedure
Series 000 - Vocational Rehabilitation
010.00 Employment Outcome 010.00P
Series 100 - Participant/Counselor Relationships
100.00 Participant Involvement 100.00P
102.00 Confidentiality 102.00P
105.00 Due Process 105.00P
Series 200 - Process
200.00 Referral and Applying for Services 200.00P
202.00 Eligibility for Services 202.00P
204.00 Assessment N/A
205.00 Significance of Disability 205.00P
206.00 Individualized Plan for Employment N/A
208.00 Comparable Benefits and Services 208.00P
210.00 Serving Individuals Who Receive SSDI/SSI 210.00P
250.00 Order of Selection 250.00P
Series 400-500 - Services
405.00 College and University Training Policy and Procedure N/A
410.00 Non-Degree Training at Trade, Business and Other Schools 410.00P
421.00 Youth in School — Transition Planning and Services N/A
430.00 Out-of-State Services N/A
435.00 Post-Employment Services (PES) 435.00P
440.00 Driver Evaluation and Training 440.00P
441.00 Vehicle Modifications, Adaptive and Automotive Equipment 441.00P
Series 1000+ - Other Policies
1125.00 Financial Need Review Policy 1125.00P
1282.00 Neuropsychological Evaluations N/A
1301.00 Self-Employment N/A
1310.00 Supported Employment See Policy
1320.00 Cognitive Remediation Services N/A
1340.00 Home Modification, Adaptive and Household Equipment N/A
1355.00 Transportation Services N/A
1370.00 Rehabilitation Technology 1370.00P
1375.40 Work-Try-Out (WTO) / On-The-Job Training (OJT) Policy N/A
1391.00 Personal Assistance Services  

VR Technical Assistance Briefs

Number Name
TAB 2011-01 Substance Use Disorders and Vocational Rehabilitation Implications
TAB 2001-01 Acquired Brain Injury
TAB 2002-01 Learning Disabilities and Vocational Rehabilitation Implications
TAB 2003-01 Mental Health
TAB 2003-02 Self Employment
TAB 2016-01 VR Services for Individuals Living with HIV/AIDS

VR Procedural and Related Memos

Disclaimer: All memos are listed for historical value and may not be the most current information on a topic.

Name Date Issued
Revised Financial Need Policy and Procedure November 3, 2017
New CRS Case Service Codes for Students July 7, 2017
New CRS Case Service Codes for Students July 7, 2017
Mileage Reimbursement Rate Change - POL-17-01 April 17, 2017
Interpreter Services Provider Guidelines August 30, 2016
Sign Language Interpreter Referral Service Procedures - PRO-16-04 July 18, 2016
New VR-32 Authorization to Obtain or Release Confidential HIV/AIDS - PRO-16-03 April 1, 2016
Mileage Reimbursement Rate Change - POL-16-01 January 7, 2016
Procedure for Using Commercial Driver Training Services - PRO-15-06 July 20, 2015
Benefits Advisement Services - PRO-15-05 May 7, 2015
Procedure for District Office Review of OPWDD Eligible Individuals Associated with Pathway
to Employment or the Employment Training Program - PRO-15-04
April 1, 2015
Maintenance and Transportation (M&T) Procedure - PRO-15-03 March 13, 2015
Mileage Rate Increase - POL-15-01 March 3, 2015
Procedure: No-Show Billing for Psychiatric Medical Evaluations - PRO-15-02 January 30, 2015
Procedure for Documenting Receipt of Application for VR Services - PRO-15-01 January 16, 2015
1125.00 Financial Need Review Policy and Procedure - POL-14-10 September 29, 2014
BPSS Contracts - Procedure for Authorizing to Career Schools - PRO-14-09 October 21, 2014
Mileage Rate Increase - POL-14-08 September 17, 2014
Revised Application for VR Services - VR-04 June 26, 2014
Funding Limits for College and University Training Programs - POL-14-03 April 30, 2014
Copy Fee for ACCES-VR Consumers' Medical Record - PRO-14-06 April 25, 2014
New Funding Levels for Cost Effective Skills Training - POL-14-04 April 21, 2014
Revised 441.00 Vehicle Modification Policy and Procedures - POL-14-01 January 10, 2014
Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) December 30, 2013
BPSS Contracts/ACE institute of Technology November 20, 2013
Revised Supported Employment Policy and Procedures - POL-12-01 June 11, 2012
Supervisory Review of Case Services - PRO-11-01 August 25, 2011
Serving Individuals who are SSDI/SSI Participants Policy and Social Security Ticket to Work Procedures - POL-11-01 April 20, 2011
Substance Use Disorder Technical Assistance Brief January 3, 2011
Case Management Strategies - PRO-10-05 December 9, 2010
Assessment Policy - POL-10-02 August 31, 2010
Updated Form 711-Request for Due Process - PRO-10-03 June 21, 2010
Summary of Limits on Duration and Cost of VR Services - PRO-10-02 April 5, 2010
Frequently Asked Questions to the 421.00 Youth in School - Tranisition Planning and Services Policy - PRO-10-01 January 22, 2010
Funding Limits for Vocational Training Programs - POL-09-05 September 8, 2009
Clarification on the Definition of an Application and When an Individual is Placed in Status 02 and Revised Eligibility
Policy 202.00 - POL-09-01
January 30, 2009
Ticket to Work Rule Change - PRO-08-01 July 18, 2008