Categorized In: Case Services - IPE
Approved Date: June 21, 2022
Owner: Angela Fujan
Title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations:
361.45(b)(2) The individualized plan for employment must be designed to achieve a specific employment outcome, that is selected by the individual consistent with the individual's unique strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice.
361.45(e) The individual plan for employment must be developed as soon as possible, but no later than 90 days after the date of determination of eligibility, unless the State unit and the eligible individual agree to the extension of that deadline to a specific date by which the individualized plan for employment must be completed.
An IPE extension is required if the IPE is not able to be completed and approved in QE2 no later than 90 days after the date of the eligibility determination;
If 90 days have expired without an IPE Extension being completed -
2. The Specialist will add a task note with the email response the VR Director/Office Director.
3. The Office Director must follow up on the specific steps and timelines outlined in the email to ensure the VR Specialist completes an extension and IPE or closes the case.