These are conducted as a holistic, broad-based intensive process, which is grounded in the use of real or simulated work, individualized, uses a combination of all typical assessment methods with the possible (but not required) exception of a community-based assessment, and incorporates a career planning process for an individual who faces the most significant vocational barriers or challenges.
Cerrtified Vocational Evaluator - Elizabeth Jones
As a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) on staff, Elizabeth Jones provides Career Assessment Services (CAS) as established and funded by Maryland’s Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
The purpose of these services is to help individual’s with disabilities determine their strengths, needs, interests, and preferences with respect to their vocational success and independence.As part of our ongoing commitment to ensure individuals are being placed in the most appropriate setting for them to learn and thrive, NHSSI is able to provide the following assessment options as defined by the DORS CAS system:
An individual assessment tool/instrument or method used to answer a very specific referral question, for example:
Assessment to determine the feasibility of a specific chosen career area as a career goal (can include real or simulated work). Examples of referral questions include:
A process utilizing career exploration resources and/or methods designed to provide information on the next step in long range planning for the individual. The process involves investigation and education in jobs and job clusters, taking into consideration the individual’s interests, needs, abilities and functional capacities.
Examples of referral questions include:
The Comprehensive Career Assessment is appropriate for individuals with the most significant disabilities who:
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