Plan Development The signing of an IWRP, to the counselor to or IWRP amendment conduct an Annual Review.
The information collected about planned purchases is used to create the IWRP and later to generate the purchase order.
is a formal plan of action that considers an individual's capabilities, limitations, and interests to determine an appropriate vocational goal.
must be designed to include a statement in the individual's words describing how he or she was informed o and involved in choice related to employment goals, objectives, services, service providers, and methods used to procure or provide services.
Because the IWRP
requires considerable personal investment toward accomplishing the objectives of adjustment and the goal of gainful employment, it can serve to counter urges of deviance such as alcohol and drug abuse.
Number of Rehabilitation Status Persons In Process of Being Referred to VR Agency 41 Applying for VR Services 31 Receiving Extended Evaluation 8 Application or Referral Closed Prior to VR Services 75 Development of IWRP
56 Unsuccessfully Closed Cases After IWRP
15 Receiving Counseling 26 Receiving Training 54 Ready for Employment 12 Supported Employment 18 Services Interrupted 8 Unsuccessfully Closed Cases After VR Services had Been Initiated 32 Successful Employment after VR Services had been initiated 39 Total Applicants 415
Deletion of the requirement for counselors to prepare an individualized written rehabilitation program (IWRP
) work-sheet in addition to that of the formal IWRP
Status 12 - IWRP
completed: After the IWRP
has been written and approved, the applicant is placed into Status 12 until services have been actually initiated.
The client's ability to give informed consent on their IWRP
is oftentimes related to their ability to understand the available options presented to them along with weighing the advantages and disadvantages and communicating their choices to their rehabilitation counselor.
This module examines attitudes about chemical dependence, explores questions related to determining the presence or absence of the disability, discusses issues in identifying a vocational handicap, analyzes components necessary to establish a reasonable expectation, investigates issues pertinent to developing the IWRP
, and provides information about confidentiality regulations.
In the case of VR there are three different levels of internal comparison groups: people who applied for but were not accepted for VR services (Status 08); people not successfully rehabilitated after implementation of the IWRP
(Status 28); and those who are accepted and agree to receive services, but leave the program prior to implementation of their IWRP
To alleviate problems that might arise if clients do not disclose their disabilities, VR counselors will want to include self-identification and request for support services as part of the client's IWRP