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CVRP

Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP)

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.

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 /Vocational Rehabilitation Planning
  • Transferable Skills Analysis when pertaining to Return To Work (RTW), Vocational Rehabilitation or Career Counselling/Planning
  • Labour Market Analysis, Work Adjustment & 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 steps to become certified in completing a Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA) can independently complete a TSA for benefit eligibility & entitlement, future employability, & 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
  • Transferable Skills Analysis for benefit eligibility & entitlement, future employability, & earning capacity

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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 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 we 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 & developed a pathway that will evaluate the Registrant’s demonstrated competency while addressing the critical requirement to protect the public. Current CVRP Registrants in good standing 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.

Any CVRP Registrant in good standing who is doing or wants to do TSA work can apply to be evaluated.

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Provisional CVRP(P)

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

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The CVRP online examination with virtual proctoring is available in French or English. The examination is divided into two 3 hour sessions. It is a competency examination on Vocational Rehabilitation, consisting of 300 skill-based, multiple-choice & scenario questions. If a rewrite is required fees are payable to CVRP, online examination provider & virtual proctor.

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 & 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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For CEUs that do not appear on the approved CEU list, Registrants or Education Stakeholders can submit a pre or post-approval for an education program.

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