Individuals with disabilities who receive vocational rehabilitation services achieve increased community integration, social inclusion, and self-determination through the realization of their vocational goals.
Examples: Some methods that organizations can use to facilitate regular contact among partnering service providers include, but are not limited to: virtual networking; email/phone; co-location; satellite locations or roving vans; and referral or formal contracting.
The organization documents in the case record that it has advised the individual about how paid employment may affect eligibility for employment insurance, the Canada Pension plan, and other benefits and documents efforts made to ensure the individual understands explanations.
The worker and a supervisor, or a clinical, service, or peer team, review the case quarterly, or more frequently depending on the needs of persons served, to assess:
vocational plan implementation;
progress toward achieving agreed upon goals and desired outcomes; and
the continuing appropriateness of the agreed upon vocational goals.
When experienced workers are conducting reviews of their own cases, the worker’s supervisor must review a sample of the worker’s evaluations as per the requirements of the standard.
The worker and individual, and his or her family or natural supports when appropriate:
review progress toward achievement of agreed upon vocational goals; and