Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-306-13a - Opportunity to make informed choices

Current through March 4, 2022

(a) The Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division shall provide each applicant, including individuals who are receiving services during an extended evaluation, and each eligible individual the opportunity to make informed choices throughout the vocational rehabilitation process in accordance with the following requirements:
(1) The Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division, in consultation with its State Rehabilitation Advisory Council, shall develop and implement policies and procedures that enable each individual to make an informed choice with regard to the selection of a long-term vocational goal, intermediate rehabilitation objectives, vocational rehabilitation services, including assessment services, and service providers. These policies and procedures shall ensure that each individual receives, through appropriate modes of communication, information concerning the availability and scope of informed choice, the manner in which informed choice may be exercised, and the availability of support services for individuals with cognitive or other disabilities who require assistance in exercising informed choice.
(2) In developing an individual's IWRP, the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Division shall provide the individual, or assist the individual in acquiring, information necessary to make an informed choice about the specific services, including the providers of those services, that are needed to achieve the individual's vocational goal. This information shall include, at a minimum, information relating to the cost, accessibility, and duration of potential services, the consumer satisfaction with those services to the extent that information relating to consumer satisfaction in available, the qualifications of potential service providers, the types of services offered by those providers, and the degree to which services are provided in integrated settings.

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Conn. Agencies Regs. § 10-306-13a
Adopted effective November 6, 1998

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