Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Major

This major is a program that prepares individuals to counsel and assist disabled individuals and recovering patients in order to achieve their greatest physical, mental, social, educational, and vocational potential.

Includes instruction in patient evaluation and testing, rehabilitation program planning, patient support services and referral, job analysis, adjustment psychology, rehabilitation services provision, patient counseling and education, applicable law and regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Major (use the College Search feature and enter "vocational rehabilitation" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Major?

With a degree in this major, you will work as a counselor to help individuals return to gainful employment, school, or volunteer service.  Part of your job will be to assist and guide your clients toward being productive members of their communities.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

 

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