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What must be included on the IPE form?

An IPE must include:
(1) An employment outcome that is consistent with the definition of employment outcome in WAC 388-891-0010;
(2) The VR services you need to achieve the employment outcome;
(3) Timeline for each service on your IPE and for achieving the employment outcome;
(4) The name of the person or organization selected to provide each service included on the IPE and how you will obtain the services;
(5) Criteria you will use to evaluate whether you are making progress toward achieving the employment outcome;
(6) Terms and conditions, including:
(a) A description of what DVR has agreed to do to support your IPE; and
(b) A description of what you have agreed to do to reach your employment outcome, including:
(i) Steps you will take to achieve your employment goal;
(ii) Services you agree to help pay for, and how much you agree to pay; and
(iii) Services you agree to apply for and use that are available to you at no cost from another program.
(7) Expected need for post-employment services prior to closing the case service record and, if appropriate, a statement of how post employment services are arranged using comparable services and benefits;
(8) An IPE that includes a supported employment outcome must also document:
(a) Supported employment services to be provided;
(b) Extended services or natural supports that are likely to be needed;
(c) Who will provide and pay for natural supports or extended services. If it is not known who will provide and/or pay for extended services or natural supports at the time the IPE is developed, the IPE must include a statement explaining the basis for determining that a resource is likely to become available;
(d) A goal for the number of hours per week you are going to work and a plan to monitor your progress toward meeting the goal;
(e) A description of how the services on your IPE are coordinated with other federal or state services you get under an individualized plan;
(f) If job skills training is provided, the IPE must reflect that the training is provided on-site;
(g) Placement in an integrated setting for the maximum number of hours possible based on your strengths, resources, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests and informed choice.
(9) An IPE for a high school student who is receiving special education services is coordinated with the individualized education plan in terms of the goals, objectives, and services identified to the extent possible.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.29.020, 74.08.090, August 1998 amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 34 C.F.R. Parts 361 and 363, chapters 74.29, 43.19 RCW, RCW 43.43.832, 4.24.550, 71.09.340, 9A.44.130, and chapter 26.44 RCW. WSR 03-02-014, ยง 388-891-1140, filed 12/20/02, effective 2/3/03.]
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