The Centers serve as the organizational
core of the Institute. Their efforts have direct influence and impact
on the degrees, certificates, continuing education, research and
community partnerships. Their sources of support evolve from multiple
funding and involve faculty and staff of the Institute, the University
and Community partners.
Center on Community Living: CSA & CHIIP
Creative Support Alternatives (CSA) provides supported living services to adults with developmental disabilities in San Diego and Calaveras Counties.
The California Health Incentives Improvement Project (CHIIP) is a multi-agency collaborative effort working to remove barriers to employment and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities. Since 2002, CHIIP has been funded by a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Circle for American Indian Rehabilitation (CAIR)
The Center for American Indian Rehabilitation (CAIR) is a center devoted to the continuing education, training, and technical assistance needs for programs funded through American Indian Rehabilitation Service Projects under section 121 of the Rehabilitation Act. The focus of CAIR is to provide high standards of continuing education and training through established rehabilitation curriculum with attention to culture and American Indian VR issues and perspectives.
for Pacific Studies
The Center For Pacific Studies responds with
unique and innovative solutions to diverse issues in the
Pacific Rim. The Center brings together expertise and collaborative partnerships
to address the comprehensive needs of Pacific Islanders.
Rehabilitation Leadership Institute (NRLI)
The NRLI enriches the leadership knowledge,
skills, and peTACEtions of rehabilitation leaders, through a powerful
organizational learning experience that reinforces learning, creativity,
strategic thinking, and passion for the public program of vocational
Center for Emerging Leadership
The Center provides peer to peer mentorship by and for individuals with developmental disabilities. The primary goal of the Center is to enhance the self-advocacy and leadership skills of youth and young adults ages 13-30, with developmental disabilities. This Center is funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Administration on Developmental Disabilities.
Center for Educational Leadership, Innovation, and Policy
The Center examines issues affecting the policies and practices of educational institutions, including their implications for leadership, planning, innovation, teaching and learning, and organizational development.
Exceptional Family Resource Center (EFRC)
The Exceptional Family Resource Center (EFRC) is a community-based collaborative agency, staffed by parents and professionals. It is designed to serve families of individuals with special needs by providing a broad continuum of information, education, and support. Services and supports are offered in English and Spanish.
Collaborative for Distance Learning
The Interwork Institute Center for Distance Learning (II-CDL)
delivers education via distance and distributed learning to individuals
nationally and internationally. Our programs include a wide variety
of subject areas and are accredited by internationally recognized
organizations such as the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
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