Vocational Services Outcomes

2018 Outcomes

Vocational Services at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute helps people prepare to live more independently in the community through finding competitive employment.

Every job seeker has unique abilities and interests. Our vocational experts will assist you to develop an individual vocational plan through vocational assessments and employment services.


In 2018, 153 people participated in Vocational Services.

  • 52% were female; 48% were male 

  • 98% spoke English as their primary language

age of persons served


Vocational Services also served 56 people in the Courage Kenny Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Program.  

People are served through one or more of our services: Evaluation, Job Placement and Extended Employment. For people who found a job through Vocational Services, the average starting salary was $14.47 per hour. Through Extended Employment people had an average wage of $16.34 per hour. Average length of job retention is likely higher, but we are not able to track people after they leave this service. Extended Employment participants worked an average of 22.81 hours per week. Seventy-six percent who received services in our Extended Employment Program advanced in their job in one or more of the following areas: increased hours, wage or job duties.

Job placements by industry

placements by industry




Additional program accomplishments

  • Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute‚Äôs Scholarship for People with Disabilities was awarded to 17 post-secondary students.

  • Vocational Services continues to have an accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) with very positive comments.

For more information on outcomes, call 612-775-2510. For more information about Vocational Rehabilitation Services, call 612-775-2569.