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Orientation training session – Feb. 14 and Aug. 20, 2020

The 2020 orientation training sessions are for qualified rehabilitation consultant (QRC) interns, QRC intern supervisors, newly registered job-placement vendors, rehabilitation providers re-entering the field and registered rehabilitation providers interested in refreshing their skills. CRC/CDMS continuing education units will be available.

Time, date, location

The 2020 training sessions will be offered Friday, Feb. 14 and Thursday, Aug. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., at the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN (see parking maps, get directions).

Presentations, handouts

Presentations and handouts will be made available prior to the training session.


  • Litigation Procedures at DLI

  • Work as a Provider and Documentation

  • Medical Aspects

  • Rehabilitation Consultation Practice and Ethics

  • A Vendor's Perspective

  • Registration, Renewal and Completion of Internship

  • Intern Qualifying Criteria

  • Workers' Compensation 101

  • How to Work With Interpreters

Handouts (download for training)

  • Agenda

  • CARF job placement, job development providers in Minnesota

  • Checklist for timely initial statutory rehabilitation services

  • Disclosure of information

  • DLI general contact information

  • Evaluation feedback form

  • Speakers

Registration and payment

All participants must register and pay online. Sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so early registration is encouraged. The cost includes lunch.

  • Register now – When registering, the "license number" QRCs should enter is their QRC registration number. Vendors and placement staff members from QRC firms should use their firm's four-digit registration number. For all others who are not registered as a rehabilitation provider, leave the "registration number" section blank and continue the registration process.

The Department of Labor and Industry reserves the right to cancel any session if there are not enough participants registered.

Accommodations, more information

If you need special accommodation or have questions, contact:  JoAnn Jacobson, at 651-284-5459 or; or Mike Hill at 651-284-5153 or

Rehabilitation provider update conference – Sept. 22, 2020

Attendance and participation in the rehabilitation provider update conference session is required of all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns with placement staff encouraged to attend. Registered job placement vendors must have at least one representative from their organization participate. Non-attendance may be allowed only for emergency situations (Minnesota Rules 5221.1500, subp. 3a). Otherwise, nonparticipation in the provider update may result in professional conduct and accountability discipline.

Notices will be mailed in July 2020. Registration will be done via DLI's website with payment by credit card to attend in-person or via video simulcast using the provider's personal computer and a special access code. Seating at the conference is on a first-come, first-served basis. Continuing education units will be provided for CDC/CDMS.


Registration is not currently available.

More information, topic suggestions

If you have questions or would like to suggest a topic, contact Mike Hill at 651-284-5153 or