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RA: Vocational Rehabilitation Demonstration and Training Programs - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.235 - Rehabilitation Services Demonstration and Training Special Demonstration Programs

Program Goal: To expand, improve or further the purposes of activities authorized under the Act.

Objective 1 of 1: Expand and improve the provision of rehabilitation services that lead to employment outcomes.
Indicator 1.1 of 2: Expansion: Projects will be judged to have successfully implemented strategies that contribute to the expansion of services for the employment of individuals with disabilities according to the percentage of individuals served and placed into employment by the projects.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of individuals who were provided employment services through projects and who were placed into employment.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Percent of individuals placed into employment
Percent of individuals placed into employment
2001
14.20
 
2002
27.86
 
2003
38.62
 
2004
35.97
 
2005
 
24
2006
 
34

Source: Web-based Annual Performance Reports.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: January 2006

Limitations: The Web-based system that grantees use for reporting provides raw data but does not aggregate all the numbers needed, which has resulted in hand counting to obtain the information required.
 
Explanation: Actual performance data were re-calculated for FY 2001 through 2004 to include only projects with employment outcomes.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 2: Improvement: The percentage of individuals referred to or from VR agencies will be maintained or increased as a result of interactions with, presentations to, and information provided to VR agencies.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of referrals to and from state VR agencies and projects.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
 
Referrals to VR from Projects Referrals from VR to Projects
Referrals to VR from Projects Referrals from VR to Projects
2001
17.50 35.64
   
2002
17.47 37.34
10 58
2003
11.22 27.55
10 60
2004
9.22 31.44
10 62
2005
   
13 33
2006
   
13 33

Source: Web-based Annual Performance Reports.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: January 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.

Limitations: The Web-based system that grantees use for reporting provides raw data but does not aggregate all the numbers needed, which has resulted in hand counting to obtain the information required.
 
Explanation: FY 2001 data was used to establish the baseline. Actual performance data were re-calculated for FY 2001 through 2004 to include only projects with employment outcomes.
 


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Last Modified: 12/28/2005