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Community Based AssessmentsAlaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation455 3rd AvenueSuite 150Fairbanks, Alaska 99701907-451-3178Beau.kelly@Alaska.govCommitted to successful rehabilitation . . . and employment!For more information:Beau.kelly@alaska.govCommunity Based Assessments . . .Assist in understanding your job qualifications employment options physical capacities work stamina service options environmental supportswork readinessSTATE OF ALASKASTATE OF ALASKAVocational RehabilitationDepartment of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentConsumer ChoiceVocational Rehabilitation assists individuals with disabilities in their efforts to enter, remain or re-enter the workforce and to live independently in their daily lives.Persons with disabilities want to participate in activities that are: age appropriate challenging relevant to their future Assessment includes chosen vocational goal skills needed supports Considerations explored employment outcome vocational rehabilitation services Labor and Workers Compensation coverage is provided by the State of Alaska. The assessment may be terminated at any time. Should a vacancy occur, consideration may be given to hiring, through an appropriate competitive process or provisional hire appointment.Concentration is on Vocational counseling and career exploration identifying employment capabilities interests responsibilities accommodations Existing workers, by law, cannot be displaced. Assistive technology may be used to improve functional capabilities. Ongoing support is provided.Community Based Assessments Employers partnering with Vocational Rehabilitation and individuals with disabilitiesThe employer provides: work site typical job duties orientation training occupational information trial work experience information regarding work style, interest, and competenceThere is no commitment on the part of the employer to hire you at the completion of the Community Based Assessment.Know that . . .