PROMOTING ETHICAL AND STATE OF THE ART PRACTICE IN REHABILITATION
As the part of the nations most established and respected membership association for rehabilitation professionals, LJ&A is a proud supporter of MRA. MRA members work to eliminate barriers and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. MRA provides members opportunities for advocacy and increased awareness of issues through professional development and access to current research topics—working towards a society where there are no barriers, environmental or attitudinal, to full employment and participation in life.
MRA provides comprehensive information about the issues, practices, and ethics affecting vocational rehabilitation in Minnesota.
Professional Development—Statewide training conferences feature leading educators, planners, practitioners, policymakers, and presenters of all types of topics, concepts and issues pertinent to rehabilitation in Minnesota.
Education and Training Credits—Additional training opportunities are offered by several divisions of MRA as separate one-day training sessions. CRC/CEU Credits are available at all MRA conferences and most training events.
Divisions of Minnesota Rehabilitation Association
Every member of MRA is invited to join divisions, focusing on special rehabilitation issues in Minnesota. These divisions tackle important issues for a variety of rehabilitation professions with specialized journals and newsletters, as well as in-depth training seminars geared toward their members’ disciplines. Each division has yearly membership fees.
LJ&A has membership in:
Job Placement and Development (JPD)
To advance employment for all persons with disabilities through the identification and dissemination of information. To enhance the skills of job placement professionals and vocational rehabilitation counselors.
Transition services are activities that prepare students with disabilities to move from school to post-school life—with instruction and experiences in the community.
Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association (VEWAA)
The Vocational Evaluation and Work Association, Inc (VEWAA) is dedicated to developing, improving, and strengthening the practices and skills in both public and private rehabilitation organizations.