Photo of RRTC researchers. From left to right: Paul Wehman, David Rosenthal, Tim Tansey, Michael Leahy, John Lui, Cayte Anderson, and Roy DelValle

Findings from the Field: Symposium on Evidence-Based Practices in Rehabilitation Counseling and Forum of the U.S. Department of Education’s RSA’s Technical Assistance Centers

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This was a truly fantastic conference… It was refreshing to see a conference that was evidence-based and designed to provide tools and resources to VR professionals both in academia and in the field in our endeavor to serve individuals with significant functional limitations reach their vocational goal. Well done!”

Approximately 150 vocational rehabilitation researchers, administrators, educators, and counselors participated in the RRTC’s Symposium on Evidence-Based Practices in Rehabilitation Counseling and Forum of the U.S. Department of Education’s Rehabilitation Services Administration’s Technical Assistance Centers on May 19-20, 2016, at UW-Madison.

Attendees learned the latest findings on evidence-based practices in vocational rehabilitation, and discussed collaboration and strategies for providing technical assistance within the state-federal vocational rehabilitation system. Select presentations were live streamed and captioned to allow remote access. Presentation materials are available by clicking on the links below.

Critical Issues for Vocational Rehabilitation for the 21st Century: 2016-2020
Paul Wehman, Virginia Commonwealth University

PowerPoint: Critical Issues for Vocational Rehabilitation for the 21st Century: 2016-2020
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qr8dtskPV0

Evidence-based Practices in Vocational Rehabilitation: Results of a National Delphi Study
Michael Leahy, Roy Del Valle, Trenton Landon, Susan Sherman, & Fong Chan

PowerPoint: EBP in VR: Results of a National Delphi Study
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQEdz-lwaZc

Panel: Research and Analysis of the RSA 911 Data Set
Fong Chan, Phillip Rumrill, and David Strauser

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXOzLrJodBw

Investigating the Vocational Rehabilitation Service Experience of African American Women
with HIV/AIDS

Ebonee Johnson-Milligan and Michele Mahr

PowerPoint: Investigating the VR Service Experience of African American Women with HIV_AIDS
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1KniQUXTWM

The National Transition Technical Assistance Center (NTACT) Evidence Based Practices Matrix
David Test

PowerPoints:
NTACT EBP Matrix
NTACT Resources
NTACT Overview
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WI-xvIW8O10

The Association Between Individual- and Agency-Level Factors and Employment-Related Outcomes of Transition-Age Youth Seeking Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Todd Honeycutt & Frank Martin

PowerPoint:
The Association Between Individual- and Agency-Level Factors and Employment-Related Outcomes of Transition-Age Youth Seeking VR Services
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5FcwKO02Vs

The Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER Center) in the Context of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Kathleen Murphy & Rebecca Gaines

PowerPoint: The Center on KT for Employment Research in the Context of WIOA
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItTZLVYYW7s

Challenges Facing Young Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Transitioning into Adult Life: The State of the Research
Connie Sung, Nicole Ditchman, Eun-Jeong Lee, & Gloria Lee

PowerPoint:
Challenges Facing Young Adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Transitioning into Adult Life: The State of the Research
Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH9mfSff_dI

Expectations of State VR, Employers, and Service Providers for Collaboration and Coordination among Technical Assistance Centers, Research and Training Centers, and other Federal Projects
Ellie Hartman, Pat Maher, Jim Marks, Allison Flanagan

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSm59DA7TZQ

Technical Assistance and Coordination with the State VR system: Perspectives from State VR and Provider Organizations – Panel
Steve Wooderson, Alison Flanagan, Frederic Schroeder

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6D2jZrKVhY

Technical Assistance Center Panel
Moderator:
Tim Tansey.  Panelists: Chip Kenney, DJ Ralston, Madan Kundu, Cayte Anderson, David Test

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzJwp94nYHU

Targeted Communities Technical Assistance Center Panel (TC-TAC)
Alo Dutta, Michelle Mahr, Madan Kundu

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOFwMfkCefw

Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC)
Chip Kenney

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzhLh5FHF4E

Youth Technical Assistance Center (Y-TAC)
DJ Ralston

Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94MGoJEsLGE

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