CENTER ON EFFECTIVE REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY (CERT). Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. Project Partners. The Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University and the Institute for Matching Person and Technology (IMPT) In collaboration with the
CENTER ON EFFECTIVE REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY (CERT)
Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University
(29 U.S.C. §705(30), 2000)
IDENTIFY, DOCUMENT, AND EVALUATE REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
(VR-Based, Employer-Based, and Consumer-Identified Alternative Models)
Survey VR RT Support Units
Survey SILCs & ILCs
Survey State AT Act Programs
Survey Blue Ribbon Panel
Surveys will identify current practices, identify strong VR-based programs, identify alternative programs to VR or Employers, identify quality indicators of success from which benchmarks will be constructed to evaluate programs selected for case studies.
Use information gathered from surveys above & RSA-911 data to identify 6 VR-based programs for case studies. Consult with NIDRR on selection of sample.
Use information gathered from surveys above and contacts through project partners to select 3 employer organizations for case studies. Adapt DOL & WorkRERC surveys as needed.
Use information gathered from surveys above to select 3 consumer-identified, alternative models to VR & Employer-based programs.
AT/ RT Service Delivery: The Vocational Rehabilitation System and Non-Employer Based Alternative Models
AT/RT Provision and Support in the Workplace: Employer Models and Their Effectiveness
RESEARCH PROJECT 3:
ASSESSING REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY SELECTION AND USE
CERT Project Director
Senior Research Associate
Burton Blatt Institute