Serving the Rosebud Tribal Community
WHAT ARE SOME SERVICES THAT WILL BENEFIT ME?
SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY SICANGU VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM
Located in the white building #10 across from the library
MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA 57555 Phone: 605-856-8100
Director: Burdette Clifford, MS Direct line: 856-8268
Case Manager/Rehab Tech
Administrative Assistant: Alicia V. Hernandez Direct line: 856-8243
WHAT IS VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION?
We are a collaborative program that helps individuals with disabilities to become employees in the competitive work force.
The Sicangu Vocational Rehabilitation Pro- gram is a leader in providing disability related services to assist people with employment opportunities.
Vocational rehabilitation offers assistance to those individuals and a team consisting of your rehabilitation staff to review your health records and other patient information.
HOW DOES VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION WORK?
You and your counselor will develop and Individualized Plan for employment (IPE). This written agreement will list services that you and your counselor have decided will assist you to obtain your employment goal. You may need to share the costs of some services, but you and your counselor will talk about services before they begin.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
An individual may be eligible who meets the criteria:
ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION PROCESS:
How long the process of eligibility takes varies with each individual. That’s why it is important to provide all information as soon as possible to help speed up the process.