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Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (WRC) Full Council Meeting

02/10/2022 09:00 AM - 02 /10/2022 04:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via WebEx, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Workforce Development
Contact: Danielle Russell
(608) 261-0050

WebEx Link
To join by phone only, call 855-282-6330 access code 2596 105 1185

A Statement of Mission
The Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council, working on behalf of Wisconsin residents with disabilities, will review, analyze and advise the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) regarding the performance of its responsibilities in providing quality services to persons with disabilities.


Meeting Agenda

9:00 – 9:15
Roll Call and Introductions
Quorum Check
Approval of Minutes – November 2021 and January 2022

9:15 – 10:15
Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) Covering Federal Program Years 2017-2020
Drs. Fred MacFarlane and Chaz Compton, San Diego State University

10:15 – 10:30

10:30 – 11:30
CSNA Overview Continued

11:30 – 11:45
Break for individuals to prepare their lunch Please plan to eat at your workspace as we will continue the meeting over the lunch period

11:45 – 12:15
Outcome Based Payment Structure Findings and Service Provider Input into Possible Tech Spec and Rate Schedule Updates
Kathleen Enders and Andrzej Walz-Chojnacki, DVR

12:15 – 12:45
Public Comment*

12:45 – 1:45
DVR Administrator Update Delora Newton, DVR Administrator

1:45 – 2:00

2:00 – 3:00
FFY 2021 DVR 722 Report on Hearing Appeals, Initial Discussion on Training Topics for Administrative Law Judges (ALJs), and Preliminary Discussion Regarding ALJ Qualifications
Delora Newton and Steven Wheeler

3:00 – 3:15
Client Assistance Program (CAP) Report
Danita Jackson and Steven Wheeler

3:15 – 3:45
Committee Updates and Committee Membership:
 - Executive Committee
 - Services to Business Committee
 - Council Engagement Committee
 - Performance Measures and Quality Assurance Committee
 - Policy Review and Administration Committee
 - Annual Report Workgroup

3:45 – 4:00
Review of Open Items and Suggested Discussion Topics for Future Meeting


*Public comment is limited to the time listed on the agenda. Comments can be sent at any time to:

Comments sent to that e-mail box will be read to the full council at the next meeting.

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