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Rehabilitation Consultant's Handbook - Part 2 (HM1049B)


Textbook: Rehab Consultants Handbook, 4th Ed

Author(s): Roger Weed, PhD and Timothy Field, PhD


Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, COPS-KT, CRC, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs


Credit Hours: 20


Course Format

Homestudy

Course Objectives

  1. Explain the role of the vocational expert as an expert witness.

  2. Describe the three specific areas essential in completing a vocational assessment.

  3. Discuss the elements, factors, behaviors and activities required to perform a job.

  4. Define 'transferability of skills' and explain how the process can be applied to most cases.

  5. Describe the process of determining disability within the SSA context.

  6. Discuss the issue of placeability.

  7. Describe the components, applications and importance of the Labor Market Survey

  8. Discuss the importance of job analysis in the vocational rehabilitation process.

Course Overview

HM1049B - Chapters 4 thru 9


Chapter 4 - Preparing the Case  

A. Social Security
B. Workers' Compensation
C. Types of Hearings

  1. Background
  2. Due Process Settings
  3. Administrative Hearings
  4. Pre-Hearing Conference
  5. The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Hearing
  6. Preparing the Case - Details
  7. Work Disincentives
  8. Interviews
  9. Employment History
  10. Subjective Complaints
  11. Life Care Plans
  12. Vocational Assessment
  13. Transferability of Skills

D. Summary

 

Chapter 5 - Vocational Assessment

A.
Overview
B. Background
C. Vocational History
D. Vocational Evaluation Process
E. Work Samples
  1. JEVS Work Sample System
  2. VALPAR Component Work Samples

F. Views
G. On-the-Job Evaluation (OJT)
H. Summary

 

Chapter 6 - Transferable Skills Analysis 

A. Background
B. The Disability Determination Process
C. Legal Basis for Transferability (Definition)
D. Practical Basis for Using Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA) in Vocational Exploration
E. The Dictionary of Occupational Titles
F. The Occupational Outlook Handbook
G. The Standard Occupational Classification (1998)
H. The Occupational Network Service (O*NET TM 98)
I. Vocational Expert Testimony: DOT vs O*NET
J. Revised Set of O*NET Descriptors
K. Final Set of O*NET Descriptors
L. Using the Revised Descriptors in Determining Work
M. The COJ 2000 with an O*NETTM 98 Crosswalk
N. Explanation of Codes
O. Transferable Skills Analysis
P. Important Web Sites
Q. Usefull Resources
R. Acronyms

 

Chapter 7 - Labor Market Surveys

A. Introduction
B. Placeability
C. Labor Market Survey Checklist
D. Applications of the Labor Market Survey Checklist
E. Summary
 

Chapter 8 - Job Analysis

A. Introduction
B. Suggested Outline of Worker Traits Contained in a Jog Analysis
C. Summary -- Job Analysis Checklist
D. Job Analysis Narrative Report

A. Introduction
B. Client Preparation
C. The Resume
D. Effective Job Placement Techniques
E. Employer Issues
F. Job Placement Myths
G. Accomodations
H. Considerations for Adverse Work History
I. Summary
J. Suggested Resources
K. Selected Internet Related Resources
L. Resources

 
Chapter 9 - Job Placement Basics

A. Introduction
B. Client Preparation
C. The Resume
D. Effective Job Placement Techniques
E. Employer Issues
F. Job Placement Myths
G. Accomodations
H. Considerations for Adverse Work History
I. Summary
J. Suggested Resources
K. Selected Internet Related Resources
L. Resources 
 
 
 
 

Course Price
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$219.95

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