Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

A rehabilitation Counselor with over six years experience in providing vocational counseling, seeking a position as Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in any health Care organization.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of psychological, rehabilitation, and counseling theories and principles
  • Knowledge of alternative modes of communication for individuals who are deaf, blind, or have cognitive disabilities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with consumers, family members, etc
  • Ability to read and interpret laws, rules, and regulations affecting individuals with disabilities
  • Skill in interviewing and providing vocational guidance
  • Skill in communicating verbally and in writing with a variety of people

Professional Experience:

New Visions, Slingerlands, NY (1997-2001)

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor- Duties:

  • Coordinated a wide range of rehabilitation counseling and case management services to veterans with disabilities and other eligible individuals
  • Implemented rehabilitation services, case documentation, employment services, and administration
  • Conducted labor market analysis attends client appointments
  • Determined needs and coordinated medical and psychological assessments with physicians
  • Determined physical restoration requirements for e.g., surgery, physical therapy, artificial limbs, hearing aids, etc necessary for employability
  • Determined training necessary for employability

Continuing Developmental Services Rochester, NY (1992-1997)

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor- Duties:

  • Developed rehabilitation plans with each client and tracked progress through successful termination of the case
  • Provided comprehensive rehabilitation services and effective case management such as initial assessments, written reports, job seeking skills training, job placement, and career counseling
  • Coordinated services with other agencies and organizations
  • Made and justified decisions for the expenditure of funds to meet specific individual client needs such as physical restoration or training
  • Followed established procurement and documentation procedures to be consistent with agency
  • Attended conferences and community events, by advising agencies on how they can provide services

Educational Background:
University of New York

Master of Science in Vocational Rehabilitation, (1991)

University of New York

Bachelor of Science in Psychology, (1988)

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certification