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My Fellow IARP Members, As President-Elect, one of my principal responsibilities is to chair the IARP Nomination and Elections Committee. I encourage you to consider volunteering to serve in a leadership capacity. This spring all IARP chapters will have openings on their boards of directors. If you’ve never served in any capacity in IARP, volunteering at the chapter level would be a great starting point. If you have been involved in an IARP committee, have attended a chapter seminar or workshop, gleaned a valuable insight from IARP Discussion Groups, then you know the value of participating in our vibrant association. IARP gains from...
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What could be better than New Orleans in spring? What about springtime in New Orleans with a music festival in the French Quarter – that’s free? Even better, what about getting 12 hours of CEU’s on the same trip? IARP – Louisiana invites you to our annual seminar, scheduled for April 6 - 7, 2017. Our keynote speaker will be Tim Field, who will discuss the state of rehabilitation. A two hour ethics session will be led by Drs. Erin Dugan and Krystal M. Vaughn of the Department of Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling at LSU. Dr. Maryellen Romero, neuropsychologist at Tulane Medical Center will discuss Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...
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Kenfield would like to invite you to join us on our FREE distance learning webinar being offered at the end of January. Together we will explore the Employment Outcomes Fundamentals (EOF) to: Enhance your job development selling skills, Cultivate new ideas, Improve job development marketing techniques, and most importantly, achieve greater employment outcomes with less effort During this one hour webinar, you will be introduced to a selling system that is designed to be uniquely compatible with the field of human services. A system that works to help job developers: Think and act more strategically by using a sells and marketing...
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Job Location:Tumwater, WA Company: Washington State Department of Labor & Industries Job Summary: This is your opportunity to be part of exciting and important changes in how L&I, in partnership with private vocational providers, help injured workers heal and return to work. Job Description: The Private Sector Rehabilitation Services (PSRS) Supervisor leads a team of professional vocational staff whose job is to ensure that the highest quality vocational services are provided to injured workers and employers. There is a new focus to our quality assurance efforts, one that emphasizes the public/private partnership, education and collaboration....
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SAVE THE DATES: October 11-14, 2017 Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch President Rick Robinson has reported the IARP Board of Directors has selected St. Louis as the site for the 2017 Annual Conference. St. Louis, like Pittsburgh, has a vibrant, exciting core for activities. Its restaurants have long been favorites for foodies. The 2016 Pittsburgh Annual Conference was not only an artistic success, but also a financial success according to Barbara Byers, IARP treasurer. The conference chairs for St. Louis will be announced shortly. Stay tuned for details!
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Job Location : Wichita, KS. Company : IAM C.R.E.S.T. Job Summary : VRCs are embedded on-site at Spirit Aero Systems. We provide services to injured/ill employees, assisting them to return to work and stay at work following injury or illness. Excellent benefits package, including employer-funded retirement plan. Preferred experience/education: Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. State labor and industries registration. Four years experience. CRC or see CIRS.. (If meet minimum requirements, time will be allowed to acquire.) Leadership/people skills. Respond by 1/15/17. Job Description Performs case management for injured/ill...
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November 10, 2016 The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) announced last month its selection of Ewald Consulting as its new management company effective January 1, 2017. At the Annual Conference in October, Dr. Rick Robinson, IARP president introduced attendees to incoming IARP executive director, Kristin Haskin , MA. In commenting on the appointment, Dr. Robinson said, “Kris offers IARP more than 20 years of experience as an association professional for non-profit organizations. She brings to her management role a background in fields and experiences that will benefit IARP, including work with the Association of Rehabilitation...
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Company : Elevate Services Job Summary The Medical Bill Auditor and Med Bill Testifier is responsible for evaluating medical bills to determine a reasonable value of past damages. The bills are reviewed based on a proprietary methodology. The facility and professional medical charges are reviewed and compared against standardized industry resources to determine the reasonable value of the medical bills to produce a testimony ready report. Job Description Help us shape the future. Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who...
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IARP Wisconsin member, Emily Veith was awarded the IARP Emerging Professional Award. Emily earned her master's degree in rehabilitation psychology from UW-Madison in 2005. She is a CRC and is licensed in Wisconsin as a professional counselor. She has worked in private sector rehabilitation since 2005. Emily's current practice involves work as a VR counselor, VE with ODAR, vocational evaluator for consumers of state VR services, and a growing vocational expert forensic caseload, handling workers compensation, family law and personal injury cases. She will be finishing training for her CLCP certification and sitting for the national certification exam in...
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IARP HONORS MEMBERS IN PITTSBURGH AWARDS PRESENTED AT ANNUAL MEETING IARP announced its principal award winners at the association’s 2016 annual meeting in Pittsburgh last weekend. The awards highlight the IARP member who has made lifetime contributions benefiting the total rehabilitation community. Equally important are the awards for outstanding professional member, distinguished leader, and notable emerging professionals in the field. IARP LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Mary Barros-Bailey was honored with the IARP Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes the individual professional member who has demonstrated a history...
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For Immediate Release: October 18, 2016 The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) today announced Ewald Consulting as its new management company effective January 1, 2017. Selection of Ewald Consulting comes following a comprehensive search process spanning the past 10 months. Ewald Consulting is a leading association management firm based in Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul that brings more than three decades of expertise in non-profit management to its collaboration with IARP. As one of the longest-standing association management companies in the industry, Ewald Consulting has a deep base of experience that qualifies it to...
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Company : Employer Resources Northwest (ERNwest) Job Summary: Help employers keep their employees engaged in the workforce while recovering from work-related injuries in order to reduce the cost of time loss, reduce salary continuation (KOS) payments made by the employer, and significantly increase the employee's likelihood of an excellent recovery from injury. Job Description: General: The primary functions of this position are to lead ERNwest staff and its clients in returning injured employees to work on temporary or reasonably continuous basis in the safest and fastest manner possible, create accurate job descriptions and job analyses for the purposes...
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The program has been approved for 12 CEUs a year for mentors participating in the official mentoring program. Current mentors, please track your time by date, time and activity. A survey/evaluation form is being developed. Contact us at the end of 12 months to receive the evaluation form and return for the CEUS. For current mentors we can go back to 9/1/16. Please stop by the mentoring program booth at the conference and sign up to be a mentor and as a protégé. You can also learn about the coaching program. Click here for more details about both programs . For more information about the program, click on the Mentoring...
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Company : Pacific Rehabilitation Centers Job Summary : Looking for an experienced, full-time Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in our Puyallup location. Experience in an orthopedic, industrial rehab or pain management program is preferred. This position conducts initial patient evaluations, individual patient vocational counseling sessions and teaches vocational classes. Our counselors will also work with internal staff regarding ongoing program design, including content, and effectiveness, as well as coordinate with outside stakeholders such as employers and community resources. Job Description : Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/ Treatment Team...
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Job Summary: The Orientation and Career Center for the Blind (OCCB) Director serves as a principal assistant to the Executive Director and serves as a member of the agency's executive leadership team to ensure comprehensive pre-vocational training and vocational support services are delivered in a way that will optimize preparation and supports as they relate to competitive, integrated employment. Job Description: We need you! Join Us Today in Our Mission to Empower Oregonians who are Blind to Fully Engage in Life. Oregon’s Commission for the Blind is seeking highly qualified candidates for a Director of the Orientation and Career Center for...
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Good morning I would like to purchase the fair health consumer tool through IARP. Is this still possible? Anyone know the best way to do this? THANKS
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Job Location : Work from home anywhere in the U.S. Company : American Dream Employment Network, a division of National Disability Institute Job Summary : Calling employment professional across the country to join an expanding professional team and become a Member of the American Dream Employment Network. Use your skills to provide employment services to job seekers who receive Social Security Disability benefits and want to work. Members receive professional technical assistance and receive 80% of the revenue. There is no Membership fee. See why other professional are engaged in this business opportunity. Job Description ADEN Members are professionals...
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EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS MONDAY Register Now Final reminder - early-bird registration ends on September 12. Register before September 12 and save $100 on your conference registration. And, did you know the Steelers and Patriots are playing on Sunday, October 23. Pittsburgh hotels are filling up fast in the lead up to the game. Act now to be sure you will have sleeping room accommodations in Pittsburgh. Host Hotel - Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown - Discover the 90 distinct neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania when you stay at the centrally located Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. A block of rooms has been reserved for IARP/ISLCP Conference...
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GRAB YOUR HOTEL ROOM TODAY! If you are going to the Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, there is an NFL game between the Steelers and Patriots on Sunday. Pittsburgh hotels are guaranteed to fill up quickly in the lead up to the game. Act now to be sure you will have sleeping room accommodations in Pittsburgh. Host Hotel - Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown - Discover the 90 distinct neighborhoods of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania when you stay at the central located Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown. A block of rooms has been reserved for IARP / IALCP Conference Attendees. The special room rates are effective from October 18-23, 2016....
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