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RA: Client Assistance State Grants - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.161 - Rehabilitation Services_Client Assistance Program

Program Goal: To provide assistance and information to help individuals with disabilities secure the benefits available under the Vocational Rehabilitation State Grants program and other programs funded under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Objective 1 of 2: Resolve cases at lowest possible level.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: Alternative dispute resolution (ADR): Through FY 2009, the percentage of cases resolved through the use of alternate dispute resolution (ADR) will be maintained at a rate of 84 percent.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of cases resolved through alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001
84
 
2002
85
 
2003
82
 
2004
82
84
2005
 
84
2006
 
84
2007
 
84
2008
 
84
2009
 
84

Source: CAP performance report, RSA-227.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: April 2006
Appropriate reviews of annual data are conducted by ED program specialists. Onsite reviews of individual programs are conducted when resources permit, and random sampling of onsite files is cross-checked with reported data for verification.
 
 
Objective 2 of 2: Accurately identify problem areas requiring systemic change and engage in systemic activity to improve services under the Rehabilitation Act.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: Effects of systemic change: By FY 2009, the percentage of Client Assist Programs (CAPs) that report changes in policies and practices as a result of their efforts will increase to a rate of 60 percent.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The percentage of Client Assist Programs (CAPs) that reported that their systemic advocacy resulted in a change in policy or practice.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1999
43
 
2000
44
44
2001
45
45
2002
54
46
2003
48
47
2004
57
49
2005
 
50
2006
 
54
2007
 
60
2008
 
60
2009
 
60

Source: CAP performance report, RSA-227, narrative section.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: April 2006
Appropriate reviews of annual data are conducted by ED program specialists. Onsite reviews of individual programs are conducted when resources permit, and random sampling of onsite files is cross-checked with reported data for verification.
 
Explanation: Performance percentage is based on the reporting of successful systemic change activity. FY 1999 data established the baseline.