This webcast series provides an overview of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth and Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) programs. The webcast series will walk you through both programs and explain eligibility, services and other pertinent program information.
The series will also help state and local workforce leaders, youth program practitioners, and other youth stakeholders and partners better understand both programs and how to collaborate effectively to serve youth with disabilities.
The series includes:
Vocational Rehabilitation and WIOA Youth Programs Introduction to Series: This webcast provides an introduction to this technical assistance series that was created as a follow-up to the jointly developed technical assistance document entitled: Collaboration Opportunities: WIOA Youth and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs. This joint document provides a high-level overview of the programs in order to improve coordination of workforce preparation activities and employment services between the two programs and more effectively serve youth with disabilities.
Vocational Rehabilitation and WIOA Youth Programs Collaboration Opportunities Part 1: Introduction to VR Program: This webcast provides an overview of the VR program and services.
Vocational Rehabilitation and WIOA Youth Programs Collaboration Opportunities Part 1: Introduction to WIOA Youth Program: This webcast provides an overview of the Youth program under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Please be sure to complete the evaluation linked here in order to receive Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) credits. CRC credits will be awarded upon completion and submission of your evaluation.