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M28, Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Part 1 - General Program Information
  • Part 2 - Office Administration
  • Part 3 - Individuals' Rights and Responsibilities
  • Part 4 - Chapter 31 Case Management
  • Part 6 - Other Benefits Case Management
  • Part 7 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Manual

Part 1 - General Program Information

Chapter 1 - Manual Overview and Organizational Structure,
Rescinded by M28R, Part I 

  • Section A- Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Manual
  • Section B- Organzational Structure of Department of Veterans Affairs

Chapter 2 - Partnerships and Memoranda of Agreement,
Rescinded by M28R, Part I

Chapter 3- Performing Motivation and Outreach Activity,
Rescinded by M28R, Part III, 3/8/13

Chapter 4- Research and Development - Rescinded by M28R, Part I 

Changes

Part 2 - Office Administration

Chapter 1 - Program Establishment and Office Requirements, Updated 10/28/06 (Rescinded by M28R, Part II, October 23, 2012)

Chapter 2 - Managing Folders and Forms (Rescinded by M28R, Part II, October 23, 2012)

  • Table of Contents- Updated 7/14/08
  • Section A - Folder/File Maintenance, Updated 7/14/08
  • Section B - Correspondence and Correspondence Files, Updated 10/28/06
  • Section C - Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Forms and Forms Letters (FLs), Updated 10/28/06
  • Section D - Test Supplies and Material, Updated 10/28/06
  • Section E - Occupational and Educational Information and Professional Publications, Updated 10/28/06

Chapter 3 - Setting Up Facilities and Contracts (Rescinded by M28R, Part V, November 7, 2013)

Chapter 4 - Hiring and Managing Office Staff - (Rescinded by M28R, Part II, October 23, 2012)

Changes

Part 3 - Individuals' Rights and Responsibilities

Chapter 1- Overview of Individuals’ Rights and Responsibilities, Rescinded by M28R, Part III, 3/8/13

Chapter 2 - Individuals' Rights, Responsibilities, and Due Process, Rescinded by M28R, Part III, 3/8/13

Chapter 3- Administrative Reviews, Advisory Opinions, Appeals, and Equitable Relief, Rescinded by M28R, Part III, 3/8/13

Chapter 4- Responsibilities of the Individual - Rescinded by M28R, Part III, 3/8/13

Changes

Part 4 - Chapter 31 Case Management

Subpt i - Chapter 31 Program Overview

Chapter 4 - Coordinating Interregional and Intraregional Transfers, RESCINDED BY M28R, Part III as of 11/2013

Table of Contents- Updated 1/31/07

Subpt ii - Application Processing RESCINDED BY M28R, Part IV, Section A, Chapter 2 as of 10/23/13

Chapter 1- Application Processing and Basic Entitlement/Eligibility Determinations Overview

Chapter 2- Receiving Chapter 31 Claims

Subpt iii - Initial Evaluation & Entitlement RESCINDED by M28R, Part IV as of August 15, 2013

Chapter 1- Initial Evaluation Under Chapter 31

Chapter 2- Required Determination

Chapter 3- Evaluation and Planning Guidelines

Chapter 4- Required Documentation,

Chapter 5- Resources and Tools for Initial Evaluations

Chapter 6- Vocational Exploration

Chapter 7- Outcome of the Initial Evaluation

Subpt iv - Plan Development RESCINDED by M28R, Part IV as of August 15, 2013

Chapter 1- Rehabilitation Plan Development Overview,

Chapter 2 - Developing and Administering the Veterans Plan

Chapter 3- Extended Evaluation

Chapter 4- The Five Track Employment Process

Chapter 5- Guidelines for the Administration of a Re-Employment Plan

Chapter 6- Guidelines for the Administration of a rapid Access to Employment Plan

Chapter 7- Guidelines for the Administration of an Employment Through Long Term Services Plan

Chapter 8- Guidelines for the Administration of a Self-Employment Plan

Chapter 9- Guidelines for the Administration of an Independent Living Plan

Changes

Subpt v - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

Chapter 4- Leaves of Absense and Interruptions (Rescinded M28R, Part V, November 7, 2013)

Changes

Subpt vii - Foreign Cases (RESCINDED M28R, Part V, November 7, 2013)

Chapter 1- Foreign Cases Overview, Updated 4/5/06

Chapter 2- General Program Information on Foreign Cases, Updated 4/5/06

Chapter 3- Case Management for Foreign Cases, Updated 4/5/06

Subpt viii - Benefit Changes for Veterans with Special Circumstances (RESCINDED M28R, Part V, November 7, 2013)

Chapter 1- Overview of Benefit Changes for a Veteran with Special Circumstances Updated 10/10/06

Chapter 3

  • Section A - Benefit Changes for Incarcerated Veterans, Updated 11/22/06
  • Section B - Benefit Changes for a Fugitive Felon, Updated 9/22/06

Chapter 4- Benefit Changes Following the Death of a Veteran, Updated 10/06/06

Changes

Part 6 - Other Benefits Case Management

SubPt i - Chapter 36, Benefits Provided by VR&E

Chapter 1

Chapter 36 Counseling for Transitioning Servicemembers and for Current Beneficiaries and Individuals Eligible under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 35, 1606 or 1607, Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12

Chapter 2

Providing Counseling Services under Chapter 36, for Transitioning Servicemembers and Current Beneficiaries and Individuals Eligible under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 35, 1606 or 1607

  • Table of Contents- Updated 12/30/05
  • Section A
    Processing Requests for Counseling under Chapter 36 for Transitioning Servicemembers and for Current Beneficiaries and Individual Eligible under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 35, 1606 or `1607,
    Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12
  • Section B
    Providing Counseling under Chapter 36 for Transitioning Servicemembers and for Current Beneficiaries and Individuals Eligible under Chapters 30, 31, 32, 35, 1606 or 1607, Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12

SubPt ii - Chapter 35 Benefits Provided by VR&E

Chapter 1- Chapter 35 Benefits Provided by VR&E Overview, Updated 12/28/05

Chapter 2 - Chapter 35 Benefits and Services Provided by VR&E

  • Table of Contents- Updated 12/28/05
  • Section A 
    Chapter 35 benefits Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E), Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12
  • Section B
    Chapter 35 Services Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E), Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12

SubPt iii - Chapter 18 Benefits Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E)

Chapter 1

Chapter 18 benefits Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E) Overview, Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12

Chapter 2

Chapter 18 Benefits and Services Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E)

  • Table of Contents- Updated 12/30/05
  • Section A 
    Chapter 18 Benefits Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E), Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12
  • Section B
    Chapter 18 Services Provided by Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment (VR&E), Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12
  • Section C
    Chapter 18 Administration, Rescinded by M28R, Part VII, 12/27/12

Changes

Part 7 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Manual

Chapter 2- Quality Assurance Program RESCINDED by M28R, Part VIII 11/26/13

Chapter 3- Overview of the Site Visit Program RESCINDED by M28R, Part VIII 11/26/13

Chapter 5- Systematic Analysis of Operations (SAO), Updated 6/29/06

Chapter 6- General Information on Veterans Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation, Updated 1/8/07

Changes