Closed Vocational Rehabilitation Cases

data.iowa.gov | Last Updated 13 Feb 2017

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services mission is to provide expert, individualized services to Iowans with disabilities to achieve their independence through successful employment and economic support. This dataset provides information on closed cases where the individual received services from IVRC. Data includes cases closed after October 1, 2008.

Tags: employment, hours worked, wages, disability, veteran, transition, referrals

This dataset has the following 39 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Federal Fiscal Yearfederal_fiscal_yearnumberFederal fiscal year (October 1 - September 30, numbered after year it ends) that the case was closed
Case IDcase_idnumberID assigned to the case
Client Countyclient_countytextCounty where individual resided at closure
Office Areaoffice_areatextArea office in which the counselor managing the case was from at time of closure
GendergendertextGender of the individual associated with the vocational rehabilitation case
Minority Groupminority_grouptextValues of minority or non-minority based on how individual associated with case self-identified their racial group. Minority represents those who identified as Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Hispanic or Latino. Null values are where individual did not self-identify race.
Transition Student Statusrsa_transition_studenttextTransition students are individuals who where 24 years old or younger at time of application
Veteran Statusveteran_statustextVeteran indicates individual associated with the case self-identified as a Veteran. Veterans are those who served in the active military, naval or air service, and was honorable discharged. Null values are where individual did not self-identify veteran status.
Service Providedservice_providedtextYes indicates services were provided by Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services on the specific case.
Meet SD Categoriesmeet_sd_categoriestextYes indicates the case met at least the states minimum wage at closure and was MSD/SD categories where met.
Disability Categorydisability_categorytextThis column includes SD, MSD and other where services were provided for the case. Significantly Disabled (SD) includes individuals who have a significant physical or mental impairment which seriously limits one or more functional capacities (mobility, communication, self-care, self-direction, interpersonal skills, work tolerance, or work skills) in terms of an employment outcome. Most Significantly Disabled (MSD) are individuals who are seriously limited in three or more functional capacities in terms of an employment outcome.
Disability Typedisability_typetextPrimary disability category determined at eligibility
Application Dateapplication_datecalendar_dateApplication effective date
Age at Applicationage_applicationnumberAge of individual at time of application
Hourly Wage (Application)application_hourly_wagemoneyHourly wage reported at time of application
Monthly Wage (Application)application_monthly_wagemoneyMonthly wage reported at time of application)
Annual Wage (Application)application_annual_wagemoneyAnnual wage reported at time of application
Primary Support - Personal Income (Application)application_income_primary_supporttextYes indicates personal income received by the individual associated with the case was their primary support available at time of application
Closure Dateclosure_datecalendar_dateEffective date of case closure
Months Case Openmonths_opennumberNumber of months the case was open from effective date of application to effective date of closure.
Status Codestatus_codetextCode associated with the status of the case. Name associated with code is provided in Status Name.
Status Namestatus_nametextType of closure
Closure Descriptionclosure_descriptiontextDescription of employment status for successful closures. If "Not Answered" the case was not closed successfully
RSA Closure Reasonrsa_closure_reasontextReason case was closed based on categories established by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
Primary Support (Closure)closure_primary_supporttextIdentifies the individuals primary means of support at case closure
Age at Closureage_closurenumberAge of individual at case closure
Employed (Closure)closure_employedtextYes indicates that the individual was employed at time case was closed.
Primary Support - Personal Income (Closure)closure_income_primary_supporttextYes indicates that personal income was the individual's primary support at time of case closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Competitive Employment (Closure)competitive_employmenttextYes indicates the individual exited program in employment in integrated settings with or without ongoing support services, self-employment, or BEP (Business Enterprise Program) employment with hourly rate of earnings equal to or higher than the state minimum wage. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
SOC Category (Closure)closure_soc_categorytextStandard Occupational Classification (SOC) Category published by the U.S. Department of Labor where individual was employed at closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
SOC Description (Closure)closure_soc_descriptiontextStandard Occupational Classification (SOC) description published by the U.S. Department of Labor for individuals who were employed at time of case closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Hours Worked/Week (Closure)closure_hours_worked_weeknumberReported hours worked per week where individuals was employed at case closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Hourly Wage (Closure)closure_hourly_wagemoneyReported hourly wage of individual where employed at case closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Monthly Wage (Closure)closure_monthly_wagemoneyReported monthly wage where individual was employed at case closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Annual Wage (Closure)closure_annual_wagemoneyReported annual wage where individuals were employed at case closure. Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Hourly Wage Changehourly_wage_changemoneyHourly Wage (Closure) - Hourly Wage (Application). Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Monthly Wage Changemonthly_wage_changemoneyMonthly Wage (Closure) - Monthly Wage (Application). Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Annual Wage Changeannual_wage_changemoneyAnnual Wage (Closure) - Annual Wage (Application). Null values are associated with cases where the individual was not employed at time of case closure.
Client Locationclient_locationlocationCity coordinates for where the individual resides at closure