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Partnering with Workforce in Business Engagement

Event Date(s): 

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Event Time: 

11:00 PM to 12:00 AM



Presenters: Yvonne Wright

Date/Time: 06/22/2016 - 3:00pm [EST]

Description: This ExploreVR webinar will focus on how Missouri has developed a collaborative partnership between vocational rehabilitation and workforce development. Yvonne Wright, the director of business outreach and workforce development at Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation, will discuss how the partnership was established, how it has evolved, and the positive effects it has had in serving the dual customer.

This webinar is part of the RSA-funded Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center (JD-VRTAC), which strives to identify, adapt, embed, and sustain job-driven practices that lead to improved employment outcomes for people with disabilities.

All ExploreVR webinars are free of charge. Certified rehabilitation counselors (CRCs) are eligible to receive CRC credits for participation in ExploreVR webinars. Each JD-VRTAC webinar is worth one CRC credit for CRCs who complete the webinar evaluation.

The JD-VRTAC is a national center housed at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The center and its webinars are funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) within the US Department of Education under grant #H264A140002.

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