Diagnostic Study

    Diagnostic Study
  • Medical
  • Psychological
  • Vocational
  • Educational
  • Cultural
  • Social
  • Environmental
  • Basic Conditions of Eligibility
    • (1) Presence of physical or mental disability.
    • (2) Existence of substantial handicap to employment
    • (3) Reasonable expectation that vocational rehabilitation services may render the individual fit to engage in a gainful occupation.
    • OR
    • (4) Inability to make a determination as to the third condition without an extended evaluation.
  • Certification of Eligibility for Rehabilitation Services:
    Prior to and as a basis for formulating the vocational rehabilitation plan, it shall be adequate to provide the basis for:
    • (1) Appraising the current general health status of the individual.
    • (2) Determine how and to what extent the disabling condition may be corrected or removed by physical restoration services.
    • (3) Selecting an employment objective commensurate with the individual"s interests, capacities and limitations.
    • Rehabilitation Plan Shall:
      • (1) Be based on information gathered in the diagnostic process and extended evaluation, if provided.
      • (2) Specify the vocational rehabilitation objective (or tentative objective), the services necessary to accomplish the client's rehabilitation, and arrangements for providing the services.
      • (3) Be formulated with the assistance of consultants when necessary and with the client's participation.
  • Certification of Acceptability for Extended Evaluation
    • Extended Evaluation Plan Shall:
      • (1) Be based on data secured in the preliminary diagnostic study.
      • (2) Indicate the nature of the vocational rehabilitation services necessary to determine the rehabilitation potential of the individual and the arrangements for providing such necessary services.
      • (3) Be formulated with the assistance of appropriate agency consultants when necessary and with the client's participation.

Diagnostic Study

    Diagnostic Study
  • Medical
    1. General Medical Examination
      A general medical examination, including medical history, physical exam, urinalysis and recommendations constitutes minimum requirements.
    2. Specialist exams as needed.
    3. Clinical lab tests as necessary.
  • Psychological
    1. Personality
    2. Intelligence level
    3. Vocational aptitudes and interests.
  • Vocational
    • Work experience
  • Educational
    • Achievement
  • Cultural
  • Social
    • Personal and social adjustment.
  • Environmental
    • Employment opportunities.