Deputy director named at Division of Rehabilitative Services
Dale S. Batten has been promoted to deputy director for workforce development at the Division of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) in the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services.
Batten had been central regional director for Richmond-based DRS for the past seven years. She has been with the department and its forerunner, the Department for Rehabilitative Services, for 30 years.
In her new position, she will oversee a business development strategy for matching employers and DRS job candidates as well as the agency’s Self Employment Enterprise Program.
Batten holds a master’s degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University and a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation services, also from VCU.