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Workers' compensation -- Training for rehabilitation providers

Orientation sessions -- 2014

The 2014 Orientation sessions have been scheduled. These sessions are only for qualified rehabilitation consultant (QRC) interns, QRC intern supervisors from the intern's firm and newly registered job placement vendors. All participants must pre-register; the cost is $75. Early online registration is encouraged because the sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. CRC/CDMS -- 5.0 CEUs will be available.

Times, dates, location

Training sessions are 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, and Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155 (see maps, get directions).

Topics include:

  • workers' compensation 101;
  • rehabilitation issues;
  • medical aspects;
  • rehabilitation review/ethics;
  • registration renewal and completion of internship;
  • intern qualifying criteria; and
  • participating in alternative dispute-resolution conferences.

If you need special accommodations or have questions about the training, contact Martha Steinhart at
(651) 284-5136 or 1-800-342-5354, ext. 5136; or at martha.steinhart@state.mn.us.

Registration and payment

All participants must register and pay online. Early registration is encouraged. Each session is limited to 30 people. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The Department of Labor and Industry reserves the right to cancel a session if there are not enough participants registered.

Rehabilitation provider update conferences -- 2014

Attendance at one of the rehabilitation provider update conference sessions is required of all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns. Registered job placement vendors must send at least one representative from their organization. Nonattendance may be allowed only for emergency situations (Minnesota Rules 5221.1500, subp. 3a).

Notices will be mailed in August 2014. Registration will be done via DLI's website. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. CRC/CDMS -- CEUs will be available.

Dates, location

The 2014 training dates are Thursday, Sept. 25 and Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the University of Minnesota, Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul campus.

If you need special accommodations, have questions or need to notify DLI about not attending due to an emergency, contact Martha Steinhart at (651) 284-5136 or martha.steinhart@state.mn.us or contact Mike Hill at (651) 284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.

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