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§101  Agency Profile

  1. Mission
  2. Program Administration
  3. Manual’s Function
  4. Exceptions
  5. Nondiscrimination
  6. Compliance with State Laws, Federal Laws and Regulations, and Departmental Policies and Procedures
  7. Cost Effective Services Provision
  8. Records
  9. Data Collection
  10. Expeditious Service Delivery
  11. Client  Assistance Program
  12. Equal Employment Opportunities
  13. Affirmative Action Plan
  14. Comprehensive System of Personnel Development
  15. Applicant/Client
  16. Cooperative Agreements
  17. Services to American Indians with Disabilities
  18. Misrepresentation, Fraud, Collusion, or Criminal Conduct
  19. Informed Choice
  20. Construction

§103  Enabling Legislation

  1. The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998, as contained in H.R. 1385, Workforce Investment Act of 1998.
  2. Code of Federal Regulations, Volume 34, Sections 361,363,365, and 370.
  3. Louisiana Revised Statutes

§105  Confidentiality

  1. General Statement
  2. Notification to Clients
  3. Release of Confidential Information
  4. Client Access to Data
  5. Informed Consent
  6. Confidentiality – HIV Diagnosis
  7. Court Orders, Warrant and Subpoenas

§107  Applicant – Client Appeal Rights

  1. Administrative Review
  2. Mediation
  3. Fair Hearing
  4. Review of Fair Hearing Decisions
  5. Civil Action

§109  Eligibility and Ineligibility

  1. Criteria for Eligibility
  2. Presumption of Benefits
  3. Presumption of Eligibility
  4. Determinations by Officials of other Agencies
  5. Compliance Provisions
  6. Determination of Ineligibility
  7. Use of Existing Information
  8. Time Frame for Making an Eligibility Determination
  9. Individual with a Significant Disability – Defined
  10. Functional Capacity Areas – Defined
  11. Order of Selection

§110  Information and Referral Services

  1. Purpose
  2. Services

§111  Comprehensive Assessment

  1. Purpose
  2. Scope
  3. Additional Considerations
  4. Trial Work Periods

§113  Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE)

  1. Purpose of the Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE)
  2. Client Choice and Client Participation
  3. Options for Developing an IPE
  4. Mandatory Components of an IPE
  5. IPE Document
  6. Content of the IPE for Case Closure as “Ineligible”

§115  Financial

  1. Comparable Services and Similar Benefits
  2. Individual’s Participation in the Cost of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

§117  Vocational Rehabilitation Services

  1. Basis for Provision of Services
  2. Scope of Services for Diagnosis and Treatment of Physical and Mental Impairments
  3. Scope of Services in Community Rehabilitation Programs (CRP)
  4. Scope of Establishment of Small Business Enterprise

§119  Transition Process for Individuals in Secondary Education Programs

  • Transition for Individuals in Secondary Education Programs

§121  Conditions for Case Closure

  1. Options for Closure
  2. Closure as Successfully Rehabilitated