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State of the Science Conference
September 15-16, 2005

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Putting the Pieces Together: Job Accommodations

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  1. Putting the Pieces Together: Job Accommodations
  2. Background
  3. Background
  4. Method
  5. Results
  6. Results
  7. Results
  8. Conclusion
  9. Thank You

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Putting the Pieces Together: Job Accommodations

Michael Papp, MS Engineering
Rehabilitation Technology Specialist
Vocational Rehabilitation
Logo: Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services


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Background


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Background


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Method


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Results

  • VR employer database showed:
  • 74 job retention consultations
  • 48 employees retained their jobs
  • Approximately 65% retention rate

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    Results

    Image: Two people are working together, referring to a computer screen


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    Results

  • Appear to be able to assist about 2/3 of referrals in keeping their jobs
  • Larger employers return to VR for assistance in disability management
  • Employers turn to VR for assistance in recruiting new qualified employees

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    Conclusion


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    Thank You

    Questions
    Contact: mpapp@rehab.state.al.us
    http://rehabengineer.homestead.com



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