Date recorded: February 28, 2019

Learn strategies to effectively serve rural consumers of VR services.

Topics include:

  • Overview of barriers to effective VR service delivery:
    • Slow delivery pace
    • Lack of transportation options
    • Limited economic choice
  • Using telecommunications to promote engagement with VR services
  • Expanding VR capacity to support self-employment
  • Exploring strategies to expand provider reach in rural areas



Catherine Ipsen, Ph.D.,
Director of Employment Research

University of Montana Rural Institute RTC