This publication was developed with funding from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, United States Department of Education, and the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (NIDRR grant H133B090019).
People with disabilities -- Employment, Vocational rehabilitation, Social work with youth
Your state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program is an important resource for people with disabilities. VR counselors are available to assist young adults with physical, emotional or mental health challenges to successfully pursue their job or career goals. The purpose of this Tip Sheet is to optimize your VR experience. Your counselor wants to see you succeed and will provide information and support to assist you in exercising informed choice throughout the rehabilitation process as you work towards your employment goal.
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures. (2015). Getting the most out of vocational rehabilitation. Portland, OR: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures.