38 CFR 21.8010 - Definitions and abbreviations.
(a)Program-specific definitions and abbreviations. For the purposes of this subpart:
Covered birth defect means the same as defined at § 3.815(c)(3) of this title.
Eligible child means, as appropriate, either an individual as defined at § 3.814(c)(3) of this title who suffers from spina bifida, or an individual as defined at § 3.815(c)(2) of this title who has a covered birth defect other than a birth defect described in § 3.815(a)(2).
Employment assistance means employment counseling, placement and post-placement services, and personal and work adjustment training.
Program participant means an eligible child who, following an evaluation in which VA finds the child's achievement of a vocational goal is reasonably feasible, elects to participate in a vocational training program under this subpart.
Spina bifida means the same as defined at § 3.814(c)(4) of this title.
Vietnam veteran means, in the case of a child suffering from spina bifida, the same as defined at § 3.814(c)(1) or § 3.815(c)(1) of this title and, in the case of a child with a covered birth defect, the same as defined at § 3.815(c)(1) of this title.
Vocational training program means the vocationally oriented training services, and assistance, including placement and post-placement services, and personal and work-adjustment training that VA finds necessary to enable an eligible child to prepare for and participate in vocational training or employment. A vocational training program may include a program of education offered by an institution of higher education only if the program is predominantly vocational in content.
VR&E refers to the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment activity (usually a division) in a Veterans Benefits Administration regional office, the staff members of that activity in the regional office or in outbased locations, and the services that activity provides.
(1) CP (Counseling psychologist);
(2) Program of education;
(4) School, educational institution, or institution;
(6) Vocational goal;
(7) VRC (Vocational rehabilitation counselor); and