For Veterans: Types of Assistance

  • Chapter 31, National Contract, Initial Evaluation and Assessment  
    - Intelligence Testing
    - Psychological Testing
    - Motivational and Personality Assessment
    - Career Assessment

  • Employment Services  
    - Assessing and improving
    - Job Seeking and interviewing skills
    - Disability disclosure and self-advocacy skills, promoting high self-esteem
    - Discussing and understanding appropriate job opportunities and starting salaries
    - Providing job placement services if needed and to provide follow-up services as needed
    - Recommend services and supplies as needed and to provide other discrete services as specified
    - Making personal contact with potential employers on behalf of the veteran
    - Discussing networking and organizations the veteran should consider increasing marketability
    - Direct the veteran maintain an employment log to assist in employment services
    - Seek to empower the veteran to increase their self-awareness of the labor market from research

  • Independent Living Needs Assessment  
    - Develop a plan that empowers veterans for whom achievement of a vocational goal is not currently possible or expected

  • Case Management  
    - Provide veterans with area support services resources to ensure success
    - Act as liaison for veteran in obtaining local, state, and federal assistance
    - Monitor progress of veterans in vocational training programs to ensure successful re-entry into the job market

  • Self-Employment Assessment  
    - Empower veterans with federal, state, and local resources to develop business skills
    - Provide tips on developing a business plan to chart short-term, mid-range, and long-term business growth

  • Chapter 36, Career/Transitional Counseling Services
    - Intelligence Tests /Achievement Inventories
    - Interest Tests
    - Work Attitude, Learning Styles and Behavior
    - Aptitude/Ability Inventories
    - Vocational Ability
    - Depression Scales