RSA-227 for FY-2019: Submission #1082

Virgin Islands
9/30/2019
General Information
Designated Agency Identification
Amelia Headley LaMont
Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands
63 Estate Cane Carlton
Frederiksted
VI
00840
http://drcvi.org
(999) 999-9999
(999) 999-9999
Operating Agency (if different from Designated Agency)
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Additional Information
Amelia Headley LaMont
Amelia Headley LaMont
(340) 772-1200
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Part I. Non-case Services
A. Information and Referral Services (I&R)
2
0
0
0
0
2
4
B. Training Activities
1
8
The CAP staff conducted a training on: Accommodations in the Work Place". The employees of the U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Collective Bargaining attended the training for the purpose of expanding their knowledge about the rights of workers with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act <P><p>"
C. Agency Outreach
The VI CAP agency outreach to un-served or underserved individuals involve weekly radio broadcasts hosted and presented by the agency , daily posts on the agency's Facebook page and agency representation at the territory's annual community fair. <P><p>
D. Information Disseminated To The Public By Your Agency
52
0
3
2
4
0
Not applicable <P><p>
E. Information Disseminated About Your Agency By External Media Coverage
The VI CAP staff was interviewed on two occasions (October 18 2018 and November 28, 2018) on a radio program (WRRA FM) called Making It Happen". The program discussed the work of the Virgin Islands P&A program and included the CAP <P><p>"
Part II. Individual Case Services
A. Individuals served
6
0
6
0
1
B. Problem areas
2
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
C. Intervention Strategies for closed cases
2
0
3
0
0
0
5
D. Reasons for closing individuals' case files
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
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E. Results achieved for individuals
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
4
0
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Part III. Program Data
A. Age
0
1
1
4
0
6
B. Gender
3
3
6
C. Race/ethnicity of Individuals Served
1
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
D. Primary disabling condition of individuals served
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
E. Types of Individuals Served
2
0
4
0
0
0
Part IV. Systemic Activities and Litigation
A. Non-Litigation Systemic Activities
0
Not applicable <P><p>
B. Litigation
0
0
0
Not applicable <P><p>
Part V. Agency Information
A. Designated Agency
External-Protection and Advocacy agency
Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands
No
Not applicable
B. Staff Employed
The Virgin Islands CAP employed three (3) professional positions on a part-time basis and two (2) support staff positions on a part-time basis. The agency does not have a full-time CAP position. During FY 2019, the agency's professional and support staff worked at 8% FTE. <P><p>
Part VI. Case Examples
Case Examples
L.G. is a woman who is hard of hearing and seeking employment. With the intervention of the Virgin Islands CAP, L.G. was deemed eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation assistance where she received a hearing aid and an individual employment plan. <p><p>G.M. is a 54-year old man with cardiovascular and respiratory disorders. He is employed by the Government of the Virgin Islands. G.M. has a sleep disorder that has caused him to request an accommodation at his workplace. His employer was initially resistant to his request, but with the assistance of the VI CAP, G.M. received a confidential agreement with his employer validating his request for a reasonable accommodation. <p><p>C.P. is a woman with orthopedic impairment. She is employed as a teacher with the Virgin Islands Department of Education. C.P. contacted the VI CAP for advice on how to secure an accommodation at while at work. The CAP staff provided advice and counsel, contacted the legal counsel for the VI Department of Education who assured C.P. that her request would be honored. C.P. was also referred to her union representative for further assistance if needed. <p><p>
Certification
Approved
Amelia Headley LaMont
Executive Director
2019-11-05
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