About NIVR


National Institute of Vocational Rehabilitation(NIVR)
The National Institute of Vocational Rehabilitation (NIVR) was established on November 18, 1991 as a facility operated by the Japan Association for Employment of Persons with Disabilities (JAED) in accordance with "the Law for Employment Promotion, etc. of the Disabled".
Since October 1, 2003 thereafter, the Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (JEED) has taken over its operations from the Japan Association for Employment of Persons with Disabilities (JAED).
Since October 1, 2011 thereafter, the Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly,Persons with Disabilities and Job Seekers(JEED) has taken over its operations from the Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (JEED). The NIVR conducts backup operations to the Large Region and Local Vocational Centers for Persons with disabilities as its core institution for the vocational rehabilitation network, conducts surveys and researches concerning vocational rehabilitation, collects, analyzes and distributes information concerning employment of persons with disabilities, engages services in fostering and training of professional staff, develops pioneer and model support techniques for vocational rehabilitation. Through these operations, the NIVR aims to contributes in promoting vocational rehabilitation and improving quality of such services in Japan.


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