The National Issues Forum

The 17th National Issues Forum 2017

October 25 – 27, 2017

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The National Issues Forum in Vocational Evaluation and Assessment has been the national conference for vocational evaluation and assessment practitioners. Since 1985 this national conference began as a national event sponsored by The Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association and a variety of other national organizations supporting an interdisciplinary focus. In 2003, VECAP continued sponsoring this national conference. The Issues Forum Proceedings are collections of practitioner and research presentations/ papers that have been delivered at each of these national conferences, spanning the years since 1985. The first Forum was held in Atlanta, GA and subsequent years as follows:

1985 Issues Proceedings – Atlanta, GA
1986 Issues Proceedings – Dallas, TX
1987 Issues Proceedings – Clearwater, FL
1989 Issues Proceedings – St. Louis, MO
1991 Issues Proceedings – Colorado Springs, CO
1993 Issues Proceedings – Virginia Beach, VA
1995 Issues Proceedings – Louisville, KY
1997 Issues Proceedings – Colorado Springs, CO
1999 Issues Proceedings – New Orleans, LA
2001 Issues Proceedings – Albuquerque, NM
2003 Issues Proceedings – Charleston, SC
2005 Issues Proceedings – Portsmouth, VA
2007 Issues Proceedings – Auburn, AL
2010 Issues Proceedings – Oklahoma City, OK