International Certified Vocational Evaluator (ICVE)

Scope of Practice

International Certified Vocational Evaluators (ICVE) have the specialized expertise to conduct comprehensive assessments and provide forensic services for assisting in the determination of benefit entitlement or quantifying financial losses related to vocational impairment, earning capacity, work capacity, employability, placeability as well as residual vocational capacity and avocational-related losses. Registrants with this specialty possess a unique set of knowledge, experiences, skills, as well as the ability to determine strategies and to administer, score and interpret psychometric tests and/or work samples in providing vocational evaluation services, as confirmed via the College’s certification and examination process.

 

ICVE Grandfathering Process – Deadline to apply is December 30, 2020

Click here for the Canadian ICVE Grandfathering Application Form

Click here for the USA ICVE Grandfathering Application Form

The College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (the College) has implemented a 12-month grandfathering process for the International Certified Vocational Evaluator (ICVE). To be accepted for the grandfathering phase of the new ICVE credential, applicants must be a current holder in good standing of either one of the following vocational evaluator (VE) credentials:

 

1. Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator (CCVE) in good standing:

• Direct admittance with grandfathering application compliance

 

2. Current Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE):

• Current standing confirmed through the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)

• Direct admittance with grandfathering application compliance

 

3. Lapsed CVE within 5 years of November 2019:

• Rehabilitation Professionals who have held the CVE credential in the past 5 years and have continued to work within the field of vocational evaluation will be accepted as grandfathering applicants but must submit proof of 20 continuing education hours in the field of vocational evaluation for each year since the date of the lapsed CVE.

• Direct admittance with grandfathering application compliance

 

The fee for the ICVE Grandfathering application process and the first year of registration is $325.00 CAD. This includes a $50.00 process fee and the annual registration fee of $275.00 for the first year of registration. Daily variable exchange rates for USD will apply and may include service changes from the financial institution used for the submission of the fees. All fees are subject to applicable taxes, according to the region of residence of the applicant.

 

New Applicants who do not qualify for the Grandfathering Phase

All applicants must complete the application form, pay the fee and submit the required documentation as outlined below.

 

If you would like to submit an application please complete the ICVE New Applicant Application.

When submitting the redacted VE reports, please see the VE Rubric below for guidance.
ICVE VE Rubric

 

1. Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator (CCVE) in good standing:

• Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) Insurance Certificate

• All other CCVE annual maintenance requirements must be current

 

2. Current Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE):

• Documentation from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) that the CVE is current to the month and year of ICVE grandfathering application

• A description of continuing education completed to date may be requested if the last CVE renewal is in excess of 2.5 years

• Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) Insurance Certificate

 

3. Lapsed CVE within 5 years of November 2019:

• Proof of achieving the CVE, the date of that credential achievement and the date the CVE lapsed

• Proof of 20 continuing education hours in the field of vocational evaluation for each year since date of the lapsed CVE

• Professional Liability (Errors & Omissions) Insurance Certificate

 

Applicants must also submit a current Vulnerable Sector Police Check (VSPC)/Federal Police Check every 5 years.

COVID-19 Update for VSPC: A VSPC may not be available in your area due to the COVID-19 situation. This requirement will be postponed if you are unable to obtain a VSPC at this time.

 


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