2017 - 2018 MDRS Transition Consumer Needs Assessment Survey

The Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services is conducting a survey regarding our services to you as a potential, current or past consumer.  It is important that you complete this survey so that we may use the results to correct, improve and maintain our services that we provide to the Citizens of Mississippi with disabilities.  We thank you for your time and participation in this survey.

* 1. What is your age?

* 2. What is your gender?

* 4. Please select your race.

* 5. Are you of Hispanic or Latino origin?

* 6. What is your current level of education?

* 7. Individual with a disability due to:

* 8. In what grade did you first hear about Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS)/Offices of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and Vocational Rehabilitation for the Blind (VRB)?

* 9. What is your current MDRS VR or VRB status?

* 10. My referral process for VR services was a positive experience.

* 11. Did you understand the material discussed with you by your VR Counselor during the application process?

* 12. Did your VR counselor give you a copy of all the material you signed during the application process?

* 13. Have you received Job Exploration Counseling?

* 14. If not, are you interested in Job Exploration Counseling?

* 15. Have you participated in any Work-Based Learning Experiences?

* 16. If not, are you interested in participating in Work-Based Learning Experiences?

* 17. Have you received Work Place Readiness Training?

* 18. If not, are you interested in participating in Work Readiness Training?

* 19. Have you received Instruction in Self-Advocacy?

* 20. If not, are you interested in Instruction in Self-Advocacy?

* 21. Have you received counseling on Post-secondary Education Opportunities?

* 22. If not, are you interested in counseling on Post-secondary Education Opportunities?

* 23. Will you be employed full-time upon graduation?

* 24. If not currently enrolled in high school or college, what are your current plans?

* 25. If not employed, what is preventing you from working?  (check all that apply)

* 26. What other services might be necessary to help you gain employment? (check all that apply)

* 27. Are you aware of services offered at AbilityWorks, Inc., Addie McBryde Center?

* 28. If you participated at AbilityWorks, Inc., Addie McBryde Center, were your VR services helpful in preparing you for employment

* 29. If your VR case has been closed, was your desired employment outcome achieved?

* 30. When working with your VR/VRB Counselor, how often do/did you meet with your counselor?

* 31. Are there any other comments you would like to make concerning the services offered by MDRS/VR/VRB?

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