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The Basics of Engaging the Business Customer RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

Rick Kugler and Randall Wilson | Published 11/29/2018 | JD-VRTAC - Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center, Explore VR, Institute for Community Integration

This brief will introduce you to business engagement concepts, and help you develop a business-serving mindset as you pursue opportunities for the clients you serve. Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies are poised to introduce job applicants who have disabilities to help meet these shortages. Whether you are part of your state’s VR agency and directly engaging employers, or you are contracting these services out to providers, all VR professionals must be willing to understand the culture of business and their labor needs, and to communicate with them in their own language.
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Hidden Gems: Using “Agency Business Relations LMI” as Part of your Labor Market Strategy RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

JD-VRTAC - Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center | Published 6/5/2018 | JD-VRTAC - Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center

When discussing labor market information, or LMI, people are commonly referring to one of two kinds: traditional LMI, or real-time LMI. However, there’s an additional source that vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies shouldn’t overlook: the “hidden gems” of agency business relations LMI.
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Is Motivational Interviewing a Part of Your Rehabilitation Counseling Practice? RSA Funded - Full or Partial RSA Technical Assistance Center

E3TC Targeted Communities Technical Assistance Center | Published 4/12/2018 | E3TC Targeted Communities Technical Assistance Center

This article discusses current and potential uses for motivational interviewing in rehabilitation counseling. Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based practice that addresses consumer motivation, reluctance, and barriers to change. Motivational interviewing and rehabilitation counseling are both based on the assumption that ambivalence, or difficulty making decisions, is normal and can be resolved through a shared and supportive counseling process. Counselors and consumers work together to help the consumer identify their own hopes and strengths, and to decide what they want for themselves. Together, the counselor and consumer set achievable goals and cultivate the consumer’s self-reliance and independence.
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