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  • 2013 National Financial Management Training Conference
    The RSA National Fiscal Management Training Conference was held Aug. 27-29, 2013 in Arlington, Va. The conference was intended to provide training and technical assistance to management and staff of vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies responsible for the financial management of the VR program.
  • 2013 National State Rehabilitation Council Forum
    The RSA National State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) Forum was held from June 24-25, 2013 in Arlington, Va. The objective of the Forum was to empower Councils, encourage partnerships with State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (VR) and foster advocacy for improvements in the public VR program in order to enhance opportunities for high quality employment for individuals with disabilities.
  • A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities
    Blueprint for Governors. A 2013 report by the National Governors Association (NGA).
  • Emerging Practices
    RSA has established the Emerging Practices as a mechanism for sharing state information to help promote communities of practice and increase awareness of a variety of approaches that provide a foundation for research and lead to the development of evidence-based practices.
  • Federal Employment Resources
    As the Nation's largest employer, the Federal Government is actively recruiting and hiring persons with disabilities into a variety of exciting jobs with competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career advancement. The resources provide quick and efficient access to information and technical assistance related to the employment of individuals with disabilities within the Federal Government.
  • Fiscal Resources
    Resources providing guidance on fiscal matters related to the Basic Vocational Vehabilitation (BVR) program.
  • Orientation & Technical Assistance Guide for State Vocational Rehabilitation Directors
    The Orientation Guide is provided to support new state vocational rehabilitation (VR) directors in the important work of administering federal programs within your state funded under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, including the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program, the Supported Employment Program, the State Independent Living Services Program, and the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals who are Blind Program. RSA developed this guide to provide quick and efficient access to information and technical assistance resources related to the administration of these programs.
  • Rehabilitation Council Online (RC) Training Series
    This self-directed program intends to address the training needs of State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) members. It contains a series of topical modules, each approximately 30 minutes in length, intended to provide a resource to SRC members, especially new members, to increase knowledge of the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program and improve understanding of SRC responsibilities. The series is designed for use "anytime-anywhere," including group settings or individually.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Needs Assessment Guide
    The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Needs Assessment Guide and its Appendices provide state VR agencies and State Rehabilitation Councils (SRC) with fundamental tools necessary to meet the requirements of a fully developed comprehensive statewide needs assessment (CSNA).
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Research in Brief
    Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Research in Briefs provide a summary of research and literature on issues, practices, and topics related to the employment of individuals with disabilities; and facilitate further exploration and study.

(June 24, 2013)

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Webinar Resources
  • Overview of RSA.ED.GOV Features
    This presentation covered some of the main features and pages on RSA.ED.GOV. RSA reviewed basic navigation of the site, major resources available on the site, the “About your State” page, various data tools including Ad hoc query, and other important pages. This webinar is designed to help new and infrequent visitors to the site make more effective use of it.
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  • How to use AD HOC QUERY (and other data tools) in the RSA MIS
    This webinar focused on how to retrieve information about your program using the data tools in the RSA MIS. We will focus on the Grant Award page, the Formula Grant.
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  • Changes to the Reporting Manual for the Case Service Record Report (RSA-911) for FY 2014 What VR agencies Need to Know
    The purpose of this webinar was to discuss PD-14-01, dated October 25, 2013, which reflected amendments made to the Reporting Manual for the Case Service Record Report (RSA-911) issued in July 2013 as Policy Directive 13-05. The session will also discuss and clarify the reason changes were made as well as to clarify and discuss certain data elements as a result of the questions and comments received from State vocational rehabilitation agencies.
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  • FY 2015 State Plan Submission
    The seminar provided instruction to State VR agencies on entering FY 2015 State Plan updates for the Basic Support and Supported Employment grants into RSA's website.
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(June 24, 2013)

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