5.10.1 Aides

  1. Aides (such as vocational evaluation aides, work adjustment aides, etc.) must be qualified and must work under the direct supervision of an authorized service provider.
  2. Aides are required to have one year of actual work experience in vocational areas directly related to vocational evaluation, personal-social adjustment, and/or work adjustment. At the discretion of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services-Division for Blind Services (DBS), post-secondary education in a related field may be substituted for actual work experience.
  3. Aides must be able to follow instructions and establish rapport with DBS consumers.
  4. Aides are not authorized to sign reports.