Vocational Evaluations involving Washington and Oregon State industrially injured workers require a specific knowledge base and unique skill sets. A thorough understanding of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) and the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) relative to industrial insurance and vocational services is necessary as many vocational evaluation components are defined in ways not seen in other benefit systems or legal settings.
Solution Northwest, Inc. Consultants are skilled in the application of Washington’s and Oregon’s Administrative Code/Rules and are able to address a claimant’s vocational issues with an awareness of broader claim related considerations. All the while, maintaining the prescribed uniqueness necessary for compliance and delivering evaluations consistent with standards and mythologies of the profession.
Within the Washington and Oregon State Workers’ Compensation system, Solutions Northwest, Inc. provides the full range of vocational counseling and consultative services to include employability evaluations, training plan development and monitoring, and forensic evaluations/consultations relative to litigated issues.
Comprehensive Vocational Assessments
Solutions Northwest, Inc. offers comprehensive vocational assessments that determine the true extent of an individual’s physical and cognitive ability to work. Our assessments are as elementary, or complex and detailed, as necessary to address the unique circumstances of any given case.
These elements are appropriately combined to deliver a thorough vocational assessment worthy of legal scrutiny. Our assessments provide a complete picture of how an individual’s knowledge, skills and abilities translate into an ability to obtain and maintain employment.
Our assessments often include: