§17-402-16 - Work evaluation and work adjustment training program

§17-402-16 Work evaluation and work adjustment training program.

(a) This program shall provide short-term services to the blind and visually-handicapped, adult rehabilitation client for the purposes of work evaluation and work adjustment training on referral by the vocational rehabilitation counselor at Ho'opono.

(1) Evaluation services shall include, as appropriate, client interview, work history and performance review, counseling and planning, performance observations, aptitude testing, interest surveying, work sampling, situational placement, job-tryout, documentation of

findings, and recommendations for employment, whether for further prevocational, vocational or academic training, competitive placement or selective placement. (2) Adjustment-training services shall include an extended period of prevocational exploration and development, specified vocational adjustment and training, training for sheltered workshop employment, and documentation of such services.

(b) This program operates in cooperation with the workshop for the adult blind for:

(1) Activities for work samples, work stations for situational assessment, product manufacture for establishment of client productivity rates, and time and cost studies for payroll accounting;

(2) Observance of State and Federal labor requirements and standards for client-trainees;

(3) Employment and long-term training of client-trainees who are not able to compete in the regular labor market;

(4) Development of new products or job for the training and employment of the client-trainee; and

(5) Therapeutic adaptations of equipment, devices and aids for the employment of the blind and multiply-disabled person.

        [Eff. November 5, 1981 ] (Auth: HRS §§347-3,

347-4, 347-8, 348-2; 29 U.S.C. §723; am 45 C.F.R. §1361.40) (Imp: HRS §§347-3, 347-4, 347-8, 348-2; 29 U.S.C. §723; am 45 C.F.R. §1361.40)

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