Vocational rehabilitation can take a variety of forms. It might mean that your employer makes a minor change in your job situation so that you can return to work in spite of some continuing disability. It might mean that a vocational rehabilitation counselor works with your employer to help you return to the same job or a similar job with the same employer. If it is not possible for you to return to work with your former employer, the vocational rehabilitation counselor may help you find suitable employment or, if indicated, locate training opportunities.
Vocational services may include vocational evaluations, aptitude and interest testing, GED test preparation and informative workshops.
The Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Law provides for vocational restorative and re-employment services for workers who were injured on the job.
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