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Rehabilitation

The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The goal was to increase productivity and to improve the quality of the vocational rehabilitation experience for the consumer.
They were pleased with the progress made the first year, during which the Vermont Division of Vocational Rehabilitation also applied for and received a demonstration grant from RSA entitled: "Vermont's Consumer Choice Demonstration Project." By the end of 1994, the management team and GC Consulting had heard from all constituency groups and completed a draft plan.
Vocational Rehabilitation for individuals with disabilities in the United States has classified its provision of services as a continuum through which consumers have accessed: diagnostic vocational evaluation, personal adjustment, and work adjustment services resulting in sheltered employment and/or community-based employment (Fawber & Wachter, 1987).
In 1985, the New York State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - OVR (currently the Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities - VESID) responded to the growing awareness of the need to provide improved vocational services to individuals who have sustained a brain injury.
The closure code indicates the stage of the rehabilitation process at which an individual was closed from the active caseload status.
For those who meet the criterion for rehabilitation, the variable work status at closure indicates the type of employment achieved.
As financial advisors working on the developer's behalf, SCR evaluates the project's financial building blocks, determines the eligibility and potential qualifying basis for rehabilitation tax credits, refines the equity structure, prepares offering materials including financial spreadsheet analysis, and directs communications with the top national equity investors.
Szymanski, Parker, and Butler (1990) explained the research on the relationship of rehabilitation counselor education to rehabilitation client outcome has often been complicated by the following methodological limitations: (a) inadequate outcome measures and lack of consideration of different outcome patterns for clients with severe disabilities, (b) low statistical power, and (c) failure to account for the interactive relationship of counselor education and work experience in relation to client outcome.
Since 1965, the Rehabilitation Services Administration has permitted such persons to be accepted for service (U.S.
Fortunately, rehabilitation tax credits can be converted into equity dollars serving as a practical secondary financing source.
* the history and philosophy of vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs;
Without a comprehensive case management and rehabilitation plan, many with this disability are unable to work in the community.