Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP)

Scope of Practice

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, CVRP assist individuals to access, maintain or return to vocational/avocational activities, and to determine and facilitate access to any vocational rehabilitation and/or support services needed to achieve the desired goals. The practice of vocational rehabilitation is a best-practice, client-centered process and specialized service which provides assistance to persons with or at-risk of experiencing disabilities, impairments, limitations and/or barriers with respect to school, home, employment and community-based activities. Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals possess a unique set of knowledge, experiences and skills, as well as the ability to determine and apply interventions and strategies in order to provide vocational rehabilitation services, as confirmed via the College’s certification and examination process.
In addition, CVRP Registrants who have successfully completed the CVRP TSA Pathway can also conduct TSAs.

 

Areas of Expertise

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselling/Planning, Vocational/Avocational Planning

Rehabilitation Assessment/Return to Work Analysis

Needs Assessment for Return To Work Planning; Career Counselling or Vocational Rehabilitation Planning

Transferable Skills Analysis when it pertains to Return To Work (RTW), Vocational Rehabilitation or Career Counselling/Planning

Labour Market Analysis

Work Adjustment and Accommodation

Job Skills Development, Job Search, Job Placement, Return to Work Plans

Education for Prevention of Vocational Disability

Case Management/Rehabilitation Services Coordination, Return to Work/Disability Management

 

A Registrant who has completed the additional training/steps to become certified in completing a Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA) can independently complete a TSA for benefit eligibility and entitlement, future employability, and earning capacity as per the standards of practice in completing a TSA.

The following services can be performed by a CVRP when supervised by a CCVE or ICVE:

Vocational Analysis or Evaluation/Assessment for forensic, medical, legal or dispute resolution purposes as per standards of practice

Transferable Skills Analysis for benefit eligibility and entitlement, future employability, and earning capacity as per standards of practice

 

Click here for CVRP New Applicant Process.

 

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals Transferable Skills Analysis (CVRP TSA)

Scope of Practice

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals Transferable Skills Analysis, CVRP TSA assist individuals to access, maintain or return to vocational/avocational activities, and to determine and facilitate access to any vocational rehabilitation and/or support services needed to achieve the desired goals. The practice of vocational rehabilitation is a best-practice, client-centered process and specialized service which provides assistance to persons with or at-risk of experiencing disabilities, impairments, limitations and/or barriers with respect to school, home, employment and community-based activities. Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals possess a unique set of knowledge, experiences, skills, as well as the ability to determine and apply interventions and strategies in order to provide vocational rehabilitation services, as confirmed via the College’s certification and examination process. CVRP registrants, who have successfully met the requirements pertaining to doing TSA scope of work, are recognized to be qualified to independently carry out and write TSA reports without the report being co-authored or peer reviewed by a CCVE.

 

CVRPs Wanting to do TSA Work

The College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals is pleased to announce they have developed a pathway for Registrants who do or want to do TSA work. The College, as per a formal request from VRA Canada, has reviewed the recommendations made and developed a pathway that will evaluate the Registrant’s demonstrated competency while addressing the critical requirement to protect the public. Current CVRP Registrants wanting to do, or continue doing, TSA work must complete the requirements by the end of June 30, 2021. All future CVRPs wanting to do TSA scope of work after June 30, 2021 must complete the requirements as per the application process.

Effective immediately, any Registrant who is doing or wants to do TSA work can apply to be evaluated.

 

Click here for the CVRP TSA pathway Application process.

 

Credential Laddering

As the field of Vocational Rehabilitation continues to grow and develop, so does the diversity of educational opportunities that are available to VR Professionals. In recognition of this, CVRP encourages and supports Registrants to increase their levels of skill within the field. Registrants who hold the professional credentials of CVRP and CCVE in good standing are eligible to apply for the credential laddering to the status of Fellow or Diplomate.

 

Click here for Laddering Eligibility and Application process.

 

The College has developed a pathway for new applicants who do not meet CVRP eligibility.

Provisional CVRP(P) Classification

The College has amended the Internship and Provisional process to provide a CVRP certification opportunity for those who do not meet the criteria.

 

Click here for the CVRP(P) Application Process.

 

CVRP is pleased to announce that online examinations with virtual proctoring is now available. The examination is divided into two 3 hour sessions (6 hours total). It is a competency examination on Vocational Rehabilitation, consisting of 300 skill-based, multiple-choice and scenario questions. The content is standardized and a passing grade of 70% is required. A new applicant can book the examination for the date of your choosing. There is a virtual proctoring fee in US dollars payable directly to Examity, virtual proctor provider. If a rewrite is required the fee payable to CVRP is $125.00. For rewrites, no shows and cancelation fees may be payable to the online examination platform and virtual proctor.

 

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Click here for Core Competencies/Domains of Learning.

Click here for the Approved CEU List.

For CEUs that do not appear on the Approved CEU list, Registrants can submit a pre or post-approval of an education program.

Click here for Pre and/or Post Education Program Applications.

Click here for the Annual Renewal Policy.
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If you would like more information about Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, please contact CVRP.