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QRC intern, vendor, supervisor orientation session – offered Aug. 25, 2022

The 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. This training will be conducted online.

Download the presentations and handouts before the training so you are able to write notes on them – electronically or physically – because you will receive more information than what is shown in the documents.

Date and time

The next 2022 training session is 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25.

Presentations, handouts

Presentations

Handouts

Registration and payment

All participants must register and pay online. The session will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so early registration is encouraged. The cost is $75 a person.

  • Register now for the Aug. 25 session – 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 this session if there are not enough participants registered.

Accommodations, more information

If you need special accommodation, have questions or need to notify the Department of Labor and Industry about not being able to attend, contact:  JoAnn Jacobson, rehabilitation registration specialist, at 651-284-5459 or joann.early@state.mn.us; or Mike Hill at 651-284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.


Rehabilitation provider in-person, Webex update conference – Oct. 10, 2022

Kayaker paddling; text is 2022 rehabilitation update:  making our way, Oct. 10, 2022

Attendance and participation in the rehabilitation provider update conference session is required of all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns. All placement staff members from QRC and vendor firms are 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 5220.1500, subpart 3a). Otherwise, nonparticipation may result in professional conduct and accountability discipline.

Download the presentation and handouts before the training session to write notes on them. Standard practice is for presenters to provide you with more information that what is shown in the presentations. The update materials will be available at the end of September.

Registration

In-person attendance is limited to the first 70 people. Registration will be open from Aug. 22 to Oct. 3. No change in selection of in-person or electronic attendance will be accepted after Oct. 3. The cost is $75 a person.

Dates, location

This session will be offered live at Dakota Lodge (1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul, MN  55118; get directions) and via Webex online streaming the same day. For rehabilitation providers unable to participate Oct. 10, a Webex stream recording will be available Oct. 17 through 31. CRC/CDMS:  Five continuing education credits will be available to participants for those dates only.

Topics

  • Motivational interviewing (MI)

  • Long-haul COVID-19:  Clinical considerations

  • Defense, petitioner's view of QRC services

  • Rehabilitation rules

  • Panel discussion – Placement services:  What should happen and does it make sense?

  • Rehabilitation in a long-haul-COVID-19 world

Accommodations, more information

If you need special accommodation, have questions or need to notify the Department of Labor and Industry about not being able to attend due to an emergency situation, contact:  JoAnn Jacobson at 651-284-5083 or joann.early@state.mn.us; or Mike Hill at 651-284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.