These programs provide continuing education
and lifelong learning for an extensive group of professionals.
Interwork Lecture Series
Interwork Institute will highlight guest experts and faculty here in our lecture series. Click the links below to review the multimedia presentations.
TACE IX provides training and continuing education opportunities
to personnel of the seven vocational rehabilitation agencies, client
assistance programs, independent living centers and Tribal Vocational
Rehabilitation programs. These entities include American Samoa,
Arizona, California, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands,
Guam, Hawaii, and Nevada.
Careers in Vocational Rehabilitation in Region IX
Recruitment of Rehabilitation Counselors has reached a high point. There is a tremendous need for professional Rehabilitation Counselors in Region IX. If you're interested in learning more about these opportunities, please review the information on the Careers in Vocational Rehabilitation Website.
IX Community Rehabilitation Program
Rehabilitation education at San Diego State University
[SDSU] is nationally recognized as one of the eight best programs
in America. The SDSU Regional Rehabilitation Continuing Education
Program has been in existence for over twenty years at the Institute.
In 1996, the Continuing Education Program for Community Rehabilitation
Personnel was established through a cooperative agreement with
the federal government. The CRP TACE IX is under the leadership
of Dr. Fred McFarlane and Dr. Caren Sax.
eRehab Training Series
Finding cost-effective ways to train rehabilitation staff is a continuing challenge for everyone involved with staff development and training. Finding the time for training can be as challenging as the actual cost of the training. There has been considerable growth in web-based, online training as a way to reach rehabilitation professionals.
eRehab offers short (15-60 minutes), informative modules that target entry level staff and also work well as refresher training for existing staff that may not have strong backgrounds in rehabilitation. For more information visit the website at http://www.erehab.org/.
Rehabilitation Capacity Building Project
Project Online is a three year project funded by
the Department of Education - Rehabilitation Services Administration.
The overarching goal of Project Online is the development of an
online model that will build capacity within minority entities and
Indian tribes to improve services for minorities with significant
The overarching goal of Project Higher Ed is to
develop a prototype of disability education and training for faculty
and administrators in institutions of higher education. The training
will foster and enhance faculty's and administrator's: 1) knowledge
of disability and 2) skills and strategies necessary for meeting
the postsecondary needs of students with disabilities.
of Transition Service Integration Project
This project has developed and implemented the Transition
Service Integration Model (Pumpian & Certo, 1996) in approximately
a dozen communities in California which has resulted in a seamless
transition from school to integrated direct-hire employment, Postsecondary
education and inclusive access to a wide range of preferred community
activities and settings for students with severe disabilities during
their last year in public school (i.e., typically students who are
21 years old).
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