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NC DIVISION OF SERVICES FOR THE BLIND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION


Section:

C

Title:

Case Status Codes

Current Effective Date:

02/08

Revision History:

Revised 01/96


The status system is a federally required method of tracking an eligible individual’s movement through major steps in the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) process. This coding system provides a common management tool for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, State Agencies, and the federal Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

STATUS

02

Applicant

Indicates that an individual has applied for Vocational Rehabilitation Services by signing the service application.

04

Eligible Waiting List

The individual is on the Order of Selection (OOS) waiting list when updated.

06

Extended Evaluation

The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor has certified how the disabilities, and any other factors, result in a substantial impediment to employment, and there is a need to provide certain services to help determine if the individual can benefit from Vocational Rehabilitation Services in terms of an employment outcome.

08

Closed Before Eligibility

The individual may be ineligible or withdraw from Eligibility. Agency consideration for other reasons.

10

Eligibility

The Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor has certified how the disabilities, and any other Acceptance factors, result in a substantial impediment to employment, and that the individual can benefit from VR services in terms of an employment outcome. The Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is being developed but has not been completed.

12

Individual Plan for Employment (IPE)

Complete

(On-Line DSB-4005b-VR Individual Plan for Employment with instructions)

An IPE is complete, having been jointly developed by the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and individual to address those vocational and related problems identified as substantial impediments to employment, and no services have been provided. If the two signatures bear different dates, the later governs.

14

Counseling & Guidance

The IPE has started and the only major service is counseling and guidance/counseling and job placement.

16

Restoration

The IPE has started and the primary service is physical or mental restoration.

18

Training

The IPE has started and the primary service is training.

20

Ready to Work

Preparation for employment is complete and the individual is ready to seek or begin work.

22

In Employment

The individual’s employment has started.

24

Services Interrupted

All services are interrupted from statuses 14-22.

26

Rehabilitation

Successful Case Closure.

28

Closed After Rehabilitated

Closed not rehabilitated after the IPE has started (at least one IPE services was provided).

30

Closed Before Rehabilitated

Closed not rehabilitated after eligibility (status 10) and before IPE services had begun (status 12).

32

Post-Employment

A Post-Employment IPE is developed to maintain or regain Services employment after a rehabilitated closure.

38

Closed from Waiting List

Closed directly from the order of selection waiting list.

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