South Dakota State Wide Need Assessment (2016)

South Dakota

"The Designated State Units (DSU)’s in South Dakota submit this attachment to the "Needs Assessment" section of the VR Portion of the WIOA South Dakota State Unified Plan. The public vocational rehabilitation agencies in South Dakota are submitting attachment 4.11(a) with the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Portion state plan update to reflect that a comprehensive statewide needs assessment has been accomplished with this plan submission...

The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2015 marked the first year of activity in carrying out a three year set of goals and strategy based on the Comprehensive Statewide Needs Assessment (CSNA) conducted largely in the year 2014 and 2015. ...The foundational changes coming from the implementation of WIOA re-defined how VR programs in South Dakota approached the CSNA for the 2016 VR portion of the of new Unified Plan."

State Policies & Initiatives: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Other
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Employer Engagement
  • Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired