Policies and Plans
POLICIES, STANDARDIZED PROCEDURES AND PAYMENTS, & TAGs
AS OF SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
VR POLICY MANUAL, NDAC 75-08-01 - Revised November 2002. The Policy Manual is the required fundamental guide governing the vocational rehabilitation process. It addresses essential criteria required by federal law and federal regulations including applicable definitions, eligibiltiy, comprehensive assessment, plan development, and closure. It has been formalized through North Dakota's rulemaking process and as North Dakota Administrative Code it has the force and effect of law.
VR Operational Policies - These are official NDVR Policies that cover areas not specifically addressed in the policy manual or that need further explanation. The first two numbers signify the year in which the policy was written, the last two numbers represent if it was the 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. policy written that year. For example, the Client Purchases NDVR OP 12-01 was written in 2012 and was the first policy that year.
- Accommodations, Services & Devices for VR Clients in Educational &Vocational & Training Settings - (27 KB pdf) - OVR/OP/CLS 99-05
- Awards Policy - (91 KB pdf) - OVR/OP/OTH 02-01
- Client Purchases - (135 KB pdf) - NDVR OP 12-01
- Job Site Accommodation Regarding ADA - (57 KB pdf) - OVR/OP/ADA 94-01
- Maintenance, Transportation and Vehicle Repair - (56 KB pdf) NDVR OP 12-02
- Revolving Loan Fund for Individuals with Self-Employment on IPE (51KB pdf) NDVR OP 13-01
- Self-Employment - (175 KB pdf) - NDVR OP 12-04
- Services to Groups of Individuals - (14 KB pdf) - OVR/OP/OTH 94-05
- Telecommunication Systems for Services to Groups - (12 KB pdf) - OVR/OP/OTH 94-04
- VR Client Access to State Computer System - (13 KB pdf) - OVR/OP/CLS 00-01
VR Standardized Procedures and Payments - This category addresses areas where uniform procedures, protocols and/or payment rates are needed to ensure statewide consistency.
- Calculating Financial Aid Contribution Worksheet (101 KB pdf) NDVR SP 13-05
- Calculating Financial Aid Instructions (292 KB pdf) NDVR SP 13-05
- Hearing Aid Purchases - Payment Schedule (122 KB pdf) NDVR SP 13-04
- Job Development and Placement Services Guidelines and Payment Rates (243 KB pdf) NDVR SP 13-02
- Motor Vehicle Repairs Payment Procedure (86 KB pdf) NDVR SP 13-01
- Supported Employment Guidelines & Payment Rates - (197 KB pdf) - NDVR SP 13-03
TAGs - TAGs are counselor Tips And Guides. They are integral to the vocational and career counseling provided by VR counselors. They are useful as discussion points to consider through the VR process. TAGs are not formal policy.
- Guidelines for Services to Individuals with an Impairment of Substance Abuse/Dependence - (121 KB pdf) - NDVR TAG 13-01
- Informed Choice - Updated April, 2001 - (164 KB pdf)
- SEP Steps - (520 KB pdf) NDVR TAG 13-03
- Training Guidelines - (95 KB pdf) NDVR TAG 13-02
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