January 2018 Regular Commission Meeting

State of Oklahoma
Commission for Rehabilitation Services

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Service
State Office
3535 NW 58th Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:30am

April Danahy, Commission Chair
Emily Cheng, Commission Vice-Chair
Jack Tucker, Commission Member

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Zip file of individual packet files: 

Approved Minutes: 

Agenda

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

Commission Chair

2. Statement of Compliance with Open Meeting Act

Commission Assistant

3. Introduction of Guests

Commission Chair

4. Public Comments

Public Audience

Report Section

5. Director's Report
Noel Tyler, Director

The report includes the Order of Selection Update; strategic coordination; process improvement, Access for All; current activities of divisions within the Department; and Agency and Cross-Agency and Community Partnerships.

6. Financial Status Report
Kevin Statham, Chief Financial Officer

Financial Status FY17 and FY18 reports as of November 30, 2017 with possible Commission discussion.

7. Personnel Activity Report
Tom Patt, Human Resources Programs Director

Personnel Activity report as of December 22, 2017 with possible Commission discussion. The Activity report has current FTE status.

Action Items

8. Legislature Report
Kevin Nelson, Legislative Liaison

Legislature Report with possible Commission discussion and vote. The report includes recent budget information; and legislation requested by DRS.

9. December 12, 2017 Commission Minutes
Commission Assistant

Review and discussion with possible vote to approve the December 12, 2017 Commission for Rehabilitation Services Regular Meeting Minutes.

10. Review and Discussion with possible vote to approve the Proposed Administrative Rule and Internal Policy changes.
Tina Calloway, Process Improvement Administrative Programs Officer

Review and Discussion with possible vote to approve the Proposed Administrative Rule and Internal Policy changes.
612:1-5-2. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) [AMENDED]
612:1-5-3. Division of Visual Services (DVS) [AMENDED]
612:1-7-3. Relationships with state boards: ex officio representation from the Department [AMENDED]
612:1-7-4. Relationships with federal officials [AMENDED]
612:3-3-20. Department of Rehabilitation Services recruitment and selection plan [AMENDED]
612:10-1-2. Definitions [AMENDED]
612:10-3-5. Basic living requirements [AMENDED]
612:10-7-24.3. Trial Work Experience and Extended Evaluation [AMENDED]
612:10-7-24.5. Closed – Not Accepted for Services [AMENDED]
612:10-7-25.1. Order of selection [AMENDED]
612:10-7-45. Case statuses and case flow [AMENDED]
612:10-7-58. Closed Rehabilitated [AMENDED]
612:10-7-201. Rehabilitation teaching services [AMENDED]
612:10-9-1. Philosophy and scope of program [AMENDED]
612:10-9-2. Consumer rights [AMENDED]
612:10-9-3. Rehabilitation teacher’s role [AMENDED]
612:10-9-13. Case recording [AMENDED]
612:10-9-15. Case status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-17. Application Status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-18. Closure from Application [REVOKED]
612:10-9-19. Eligibility Status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-20. Service Status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-21. Successful Closure [ REVOKED]
612:10-9-22. Unsuccessful Closure after IPE Initiation [REVOKED]
612:10-9-24. Closed from Eligibility Status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-25. Post-Employment Service Status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-26. Post-Employment Closure Status [REVOKED]
612:10-9-33. Communication Skills [AMENDED]
612:10-9-34. Personal management skills [AMENDED]
612:10-9-34.2. Indoor mobility Mobility within home environment [AMENDED]
612:10-9-34.3. Other adaptive skills [REVOKED]
612:10-9-35. Home management [AMENDED]
612:10-9-37. Referral for support services [AMENDED]
612:10-9-38. Vocational rehabilitation [AMENDED]
612:10-13-16. Evaluation [AMENDED]
612:10-13-17. Evaluation team [AMENDED]
612: 10-13-18. Fees [AMENDED]
612:10-13-20. Certification maintenance [AMENDED]
DRS:3-3-27. Department of Rehabilitation Services promotional plan [AMENDED]

11. Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Donations
Kevin Treese, Program Manager

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the December, 2017 donations to the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

12. Oklahoma School for the Blind December Donations
Rita Echelle, Superintendent

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the December, 2017 donations to he Oklahoma School for the Blind

13. Oklahoma School for the Blind December Donations
Larry Hawkins, Superintendent

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the December, 2017 donations to he Oklahoma School for the Deaf.

14.New Business (“Any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting.” 25 O.S. § 311)
Commission Chair
15. Announcements
Commission Chair

Date and location of next regular meeting of the Commission for Rehabilitation Services:
Monday, February 12, 2018 at 10:30 am.
Department of Rehabilitation Services
3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

16. Adjournment
Commission Chair