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Training and Evaluation

Virginia Industries for the Blind (VIB) provides training and other vocational rehabilitation services. This program is designed to provide a variety of services to customers of the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) as well as VIB employees. These services include:

Vocational Evaluation:
Assessing an individual's skills and abilities to determine a vocational goal or develop a training plan
Work Adjustment:
Training to address work habits and other potential obstacles to job placement and job retention
On the Job Training:
Training in a specific job or multiple jobs within VIB to prepare individuals for employment at VIB or in the community
Skill Enhancement and Cross-training:
Training to assist employees in improving skills in their current jobs or learning new skills in order to facilitate opportunities for upward mobility or community employment
Placement Counseling:
Working with individuals to assess interests, skills and abilities to assist with job placement outside VIB
Summer Work Program:
Providing summer job opportunities for high school students who are blind or vision impaired
DBVI (external link)