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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.
9:00 – 9:15
Roll Call and Introductions
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
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: DVRWIRehabCouncil@dwd.wisconsin.gov.
Comments sent to that e-mail box will be read to the full council at the next meeting.
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