Return To Work

Helping injured workers use their SJDB voucher 
to return to work after injury

Bilingual Services

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SJDB Voucher

Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit: The voucher can be used for training at a California public school or any other provider listed on the state’s eligible training provider list. The SJDB can also be used to pay licensing or certification and testing fees, to purchase tools required by a training course, to purchase computer equipment of up to $1,000 and to reimburse up to $500 in miscellaneous expenses.

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Return to Work Supplement Program. If you have received an SJDB voucher for your injury, you may be eligible for a one-time return-to-work supplement of $5000. All vouchers must be accompanied by a cover sheet prepared by the claims administrator containing notice of the Return-to-Work Supplement Program. 

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The SJDB Voucher can be used for training at a California public school or any other provider listed on the California State’s Eligible Training Provider List.

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Return to Work Counseling by State Licensed Counselors.  ​The claims administrator pays the VRTWC the amount specified in the voucher. In no event shall the amount paid to a VRTWC be more than 10 percent of the total value of the voucher.

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We help with the complex paperwork to make sure they are properly filled out. We then assist in processing your paperwork and support that you are meeting all timelines.

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Interest or personality testing can help you find a satisfying occupational goal if you are unsure of your direction. We offer interest and personality testing, online and in the privacy of your own  home. And it is free.

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Learn Computers

Learn the basics of computers, free here.

Typing Tutor

Learn to type quickly and efficiently for free

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