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QRC intern, vendor, supervisor orientation sessions – Feb. 12 and Aug. 19, 2021, online

The Aug. 20, 2020, orientation training session has been rescheduled to Feb. 12, 2021, 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. This training will be conducted online.

Dates and time

The 2021 training sessions are offered Friday, Feb. 12, and Thursday, Aug. 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Presentations, handouts


Handouts (download for training)

Registration and payment

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

  • Registration is not yet open – 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 a 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 Webex 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. The conference will be online, using Webex, your personal or work computer, and a special access code. Online participation the day of the conference is limited to 190 (which includes presenters and staff members), so invitations to attend online will be sent out on a first-come, first-served sign-up basis. Video presentations of the conference will be available on the DLI website on Sept. 28 for rehabilitation providers who missed live event. Continuing education units (CEUs) will be provided for CRC/CDMS through Oct. 9 only.


  • Register now – Initial registration will be open from July 20 through Sept. 17. Registration will reopen from Sept. 28 through Oct. 9.

Date and time

  • Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (confirm Webex link, starting at 7:30 a.m.)

  • Recorded presentations will be available on the DLI website from Sept. 28 through Oct. 9.


  • Caught in the middle:  Divergent care perspectives in the return-to-work process

  • Injection therapy:  Types and effectiveness, and when do they work best?

  • How a defense attorney prepares a file after getting a referral

  • Case law update

  • Return-to-work services and COVID-19

  • Mastering artificial intelligence in job search

  • Best practices or "What should I do?"

More information, topic suggestions

If you need special accommodation, have questions or need to notify DLI about not being able to attend due to an emergency situation, contact JoAnn Jacobson, rehabilitation registration specialist, at 651-284-5083 or or contact Mike Hill at 651-284-5153 or