Minnesota Rehabilitation Association

Promoting Ethical and State of The Art Pratice in Rehabilitation

Transition Specialties Division Mission:

To promote enlightenment, empowerment, professionalism, and accountability among its members who assist individuals with disabilities in achieving successful transition from school to work and for life.

 

The Minnesota Rehabilitation Association has developed its new Division on Transition which will focus on building on existing effective practices in Minnesota, developing new strategies to enhance transition outcomes, and a renewed focus on those qualified professionals who provide these vital services and supports to students and other adults with disabilities.

 

Benefits of Being a Transition Division Member:

  • Belong to an organization focused on providing quality services to transition age youth
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Provide Quality Trainings
  • Networking Opportunities with Other Transition Providers
  • Updates on Vocational Rehabilitation Services trends and trainings
  • Bi-Monthly Meetings
  • To Experience Minnesota Rehabilitation Association Conferences
  • To Experience National Rehabilitation Association Conferences
  • Professional Publications from the National Rehabilitation Association Journals
  • Being a Part of Changing the Lives of Transition Services
  • Professional Growth and Development

 

Transition Division is Valuable for:

  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Transition Counselors
  • Private Rehabilitation Placement Professionals
  • Any Member Involved in Providing Quality Services to Transition Age Youth
  • Educators from the Public and Private Sector (High School, Work-Based Learning Coordinators, Transition Programs, and Colleges/Universities)
  • Community Rehabilitation Providers and Limited Use Vendors
  • Families and Youth

 

Transition Specialties Division Meeting Dates 2019:

Monday, February 11th

10am-11:30am

South Minneapolis VRS: 777 E. Lake Street Suite 201

 

Monday, April 8th

2pm-3:30pm

St. Paul Fairview VRS: 540 Fairview Avenue

 

Monday, June 10th

10am-11:30am

South Minneapolis VRS: 777 E. Lake Street Suite 201

 

Monday, August 12th

2pm-3:30pm

St. Paul Fairview VRS: 540 Fairview Avenue

 

October 2019

MRA Fall Conference

TBD

 

December 2019

TBD

 

President Contact:

Amber Gunderson

Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Counselor

DEED-Vocational Rehabilitation Services

612-760-3384

amber.gunderson@state.mn.us

MNRehabTransition@gmail.com

TSD Board Members 2018