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The Calendar items listed below are national conference. For regional and statewide meetings and special events related to services for individuals with disabilities please contact the RSA regional office which serves your state. See list the facing page.

OCTOBER 20-21

National Training Conference on Rehabilitation Education

The National Training Conference on Rehabilitation Education, "Meeting Challenges in Rehabilitation Education and Practice," sponsored jointly by the National Council of Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) will be held at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. RSA Commissioner Joanne Wilson will give the keynote address on "Linking Quality Services to Consumers and the Professional Rehabilitation Counselor." Breakout group sessions during the two-day conference will include the following topics:

* The CSPD Challenge: Providing VR Relevant Graduate Education to Practicing VR Counselors.

* Utilizing VR Agency Personnel as Adjunct Professors.

* Recruitment Means Relationships.

* Professional Recognition & Development of Community Rehabilitation Providers.

* Recruitment & Retention in Rehabilitation: A Career Development Perspective.

* State VR Agencies: Recruitment & Retention Effective Practices.

* Utilization of the VR Longitudinal Study Database.

* The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Recruitment.

* Traditional vs. RSA Distance Students' Appraisals of Internships.

* Consumer Empowerment for Employment: An Overview.

* Comparing Outcomes for On Campus & Distance Learning Programs at One University.

* New Counselor Skills Training to the Next Level: Online Learning.

* SSDI/SSI VR Involvement: Examination of Ticket to Work and Work Incentives. Improvement Act (TTWWIIA)

* A Team Approach to Processing Rehabilitation Administration Ethical Dilemmas.

* Resources for Rehabilitation Professionals.

For more information, please contact Timothy Muzzio at (202) 708-5809.

NOVEMBER 16-19

Consortium of Administrators in Native American Rehabilitation Conference

The Annual Consortium of Administrators in Native American Rehabilitation (CANAR) conference, sponsored by Western Washington University, CANAR and RSA Regional Office X, will be held at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Wash. RSA staff will provide presentations with Dr. Jerry Fischer of the University of Idaho.

The mission of CANAR is to serve as an avenue for collaboration and cooperation between administrators of rehabilitation projects serving Native American persons with disabilities, to increase and enhance the quality of services, resulting in positive outcomes for Native American persons with disabilities.

RSA REGIONAL OFFICES

REGION I

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Rehabilitation Services Administration

JW McCormack Post Office & Court House, Room 232

Boston, MA 02109

REGION II

New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Rehabilitation Services Administration

75 Park Place, Room 1236

New York, NY 10007

REGION III

Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia

Rehabilitation Services Administration

100 Penn Square East, Suite 512

Philadelphia, PA 19107

REGION IV

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

Rehabilitation Services Administration

61 Forsyth Street, S.W., Room 18T91

Atlanta, GA 30303

REGION V

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin

Rehabilitation Services Administration

111 North Canal Street, Suite 1048

Chicago, IL 60606

REGION VI

Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Rehabilitation Services Administration

Harwood Center

1999 Bryan Street, Room 2740

Dallas, TX 75201-6817

REGION VII

Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

Rehabilitation Services Administration

10220 North Executive Hills Boulevard

Kansas City, MO 64153-1367

REGION VIII

Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming

Rehabilitation Services Administration

1244 Speer Boulevard, Suite 310

Denver, CO 80204

REGION IX

American Samoa, Arizona, California, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Hawaii, Nevada

Rehabilitation Services Administration

50 United Nations Plaza, Room 215

San Francisco, CA 94102

REGION X

Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Rehabilitation Services Administration

915 Second Avenue, Room 2848

Seattle, WA 981 74-1099
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Date:Sep 22, 2003
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