An official website of the State of Oregon
Here's how you know »
An official website of the State of Oregon »
You are here:
The workers’ compensation insurance carrier provides vocational assistance to help injured workers return to suitable employment after an on-the-job injury.
Individuals who provide vocational assistance must be certified by the Workers’ Compensation Division and on the staff of a registered provider, insurer, or self-insured employer. The division expects registered vocational assistance providers and certified individuals to meet the following standards:
To certify, individuals must complete and turn in Form 1880 to WCD (with each certification and each renewal). There are three types of vocational certifications available:
Duties: determine eligibility and provide vocational assistance services
Renewal of certification:
Vocational counselors must provide any of the documentation of the following qualifications upon certification and 30 days before expiring, every five years:
Requirements and qualifications:
Vocational assistance forms
Oregon Dept. of Human Services Vocational Rehabilitation OVRS
List of registered vocational providers
Vocational assistance rules
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.
A lock icon ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website.
Only share sensitive information on official, secure websites.
Your browser is out-of-date! It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how