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CVRP

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional

Scope of Practice

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, CVRPs 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 may 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

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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 December 31, 2022. All future CVRPs wanting to do TSA scope of work after December 31, 2022 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.

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Credential Laddering

The CVRP(F) classification has been developed to recognize individuals within the Vocational Rehabilitation field who have achieved higher levels of professionalism through post-graduate study, having achieved at minimum an undergraduate degree and other related professional certifications and designations.

The CVRP(D) classification recognizes senior practitioners at the highest level of professionalism in the Vocational Rehabilitation field who have achieved at minimum a Master’s degree in a Vocational Rehabilitation field or a Master’s degree in a related field in addition to the completion of a certificate program.

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Provisional CVRP(P) Classification

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

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

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CVRP is pleased to announce that CVRP online examination 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. If a rewrite is required the fee payable to CVRP is $125.00. For rewrites, no shows and cancelations fees may be payable to the online examination platform and virtual proctor.

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

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If you would like more information about Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals, please contact CVRP.