Welcome to RAISE!
The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center works with the seven (7) Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA)-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families.
WHAT’S NEW FROM RAISE?
It has been a few years since the pre-employment requirements went into effect. Now is the perfect time to take a step back and reconsider what the employment services requirements actually are so we can gauge how well VR agencies are implementing them and so we can...read more
Customized Employment and Job Creation: An approach to hiring, retention, and return to work that ties the strengths, conditions, and interests of a job candidate or employee to the business needs of an employer. It provides greater employee satisfaction and productivity, among other benefits, bringing better retention and profitability for employers. It can bring people from diverse populations, including those with disabilities, into the workplace to contribute their untapped talents to businesses. Continue Reading The STANDARD: 5.5, June 2019read more
Mental Health Month: More than 44 million adults in the US. report having had a mental health condition during the past year – that is more than 18 percent of the US population or nearly one in five people. This makes psychiatric disabilities one of the most common types of disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Continue Reading The STANDARD: 5.4, May 2019read more
Families play an essential role in assisting youth to make the right choices at the right times based on the right information as they transition to adulthood. This webinar introduces a new resource guide, "The Family Guideposts: Engaging in Youth Transition," which...read more
Workplace Safety: In 2014, nearly 5,000 workers were killed on the job, and more than 3.7 million were injured or became ill; and the rate of workplace injury among employees in vocational rehabilitation programs is 60% higher than that of injured workers as a whole. Continue Reading The STANDARD: 5.3, April 2019read more
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