The Programs serve as the organizational core of the Institute. Their efforts have direct influence and impact on the degrees, certificates, continuing education, research and community partnerships. Their sources of support evolve from multiple funding and involve faculty and staff of the Institute, the University and Community partners.
NRLI seeks to enrich the leadership knowledge, skills, and perceptions of rehabilitation leaders, through a powerful organizational learning experience that reinforces learning, creativity, strategic thinking, and passion for the public program of vocational rehabilitation.
The Interwork Institute’s California Health Incentives Improvement Project is a multi-agency collaborative effort working to remove barriers to employment and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities.
The Interwork Institute Center for Distance Learning provides unique and customized learning, education and information technologies to audiences nationally and internationally.
The purpose of this Center is to implement applied research, re-design curriculum and provide leadership development opportunities for postsecondary leaders within two-year and four-year institutions, with particular emphasis on access, equity, and student success as well as outcomes-based assessment/evidence based decision making in order to contribute to institutional practice and policy for the improvement of integrated student learning and development.
The Center for Pacific studies provides research, training, and technical assistance services in partnership with institutions of higher education, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in several Pacific Island jurisdictions.
CAIRE is devoted to the continuing education, training, and technical assistance needs for programs funded through American Indian Rehabilitation Service Projects under section 121 of the Rehabilitation Act. It is the focus of CAIRE to provide high standard of continuing education and training through established rehabilitation curriculum with attention to culture and American Indian VR issues and perspectives.
Creative Support Alternatives provides Supported Living Services (SLS) and Independent Living Services (ILS) to people with developmental disabilities.
The Exceptional Family Resource Center is a community-based collaborative agency, staffed by parents and professionals. It is designed to serve families of individuals with special needs by providing a broad continuum of information, education, and support.