vocational rehabilitation counselor


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vocational rehabilitation counselor,

n term coined in the 1960s and 1970s for a professional who incorporates the best of psychology, social work, and nursing in an attempt to integrate psychology with traditional rehabilitation protocols.
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For example, given the specific focus of vocational rehabilitation counselors on postsecondary services, their knowledge, skills, and resources may be very helpful to school counselors as they provide individual planning services for students with disabilities, especially for the number of students who have received special education services in school but will not qualify for adult services.
When Geri was ready to begin return-to-work planning, CIGNA's vocational rehabilitation counselor worked directly with Geri's employer, a hospital outside of Dallas, to find the right job based on Geri's physical limitations.
Given this, a vocational rehabilitation counselor may adopt this strategy by helping consumers to identify their thoughts and challenge those who incorrectly attribute to factors other than themselves (Thompson, 1993; Thompson, 1996).
Freesmeier's CIGNA vocational rehabilitation counselor began the process of helping her plan her return to work.
Knowing that Buonarati was interested in returning to work, her CIGNA disability claim manager consulted with one of the company's vocational rehabilitation counselors.
A survey of vocational rehabilitation counselors who worked with American Indians (Martin, Frank, Minkler, & Johnson, 1988) indicated that the counselors viewed sensitivity to their clients' cultures and communities as essential components of effective intervention.
The job description for the supervisor's position requires the supervisor to assist vocational rehabilitation counselors and deaf-blind specialists in locating employment for consumers.
In light of my 13 years experience as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, I felt it would be helpful to understand this interdependence so that could use these concepts in my new position.
For example, consumers contributed information included in both the vocational rehabilitation counselor resource manual and the substance use prevention manual.
During the initial interview, the vocational rehabilitation counselor should be alert to any signs that the individual has a hearing problem.
Martha Britton, vocational rehabilitation counselor for the State of Tennessee, nominated Dollywood for this award because of the company's commitment to hiring individuals with disabilities.
to assist neuropsychologists in writing functional reports when they are conducting assessments of persons with TBI who are or will be receiving services from a vocational rehabilitation counselor.

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