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Rehabilitation Counselors work with clients who need help to adjust to their disabilities. Activities like assessing client situation, organizing counseling sessions, developing rehabilitation plans, referring clients to medical or counseling services, and collaborating with other care providers, such as physicians, therapists, and psychologists are often seen on Rehabilitation Counselor resumes. Based on our collection of resume samples for Rehabilitation Counselor, the most sought-after skills in the field are rehabilitation expertise, empathy, a caring personality, stamina, and perseverance. A degree in rehabilitation counseling is usually required for this role.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Review of medical, employment, psychological, and other records for determining client's vocational potential after injury.

  • Consulted with attorneys concerning worker's compensation and personal injury cases for purpose of vocational related opinions.
  • Conducted labor market research studies and researched employment opportunities in geographic area of client in relation to education, experience, age and vocational potential.
  • Created detailed reports of opinions for submission to attorneys for court purposes.
  • Other duties included: billing and accounts payable, file set up of new referrals, dictation, answering phones and forwarding messages, scheduling depositions, and faxing documents.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Sociology
MS
Rehabilitation Counseling
2

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Reviewed medical, psychiatric and educational test records to determine eligibility of applicants for VR services.

  • Provided vocational counseling, including assessment, for clients to assist them in determining
  • Served as the LD and ADHD Consultant for other VR Counselors and VR Supervisor regarding eligibility, vocational planning, and accommodations for clients with learning disabilities and ADHD.
  • Developed individualized plans with each client to help them achieve their appropriate career goal regarding college or vocational school assistance, job placement services, rehabilitation engineering services, etc.
  • Followed progress of each client regarding their progress in school, in job placement services, on their jobs, etc.
  • Provided referral assistance for clients to other agencies to assist with needs regarding housing, clothing, utilities, etc.
  • Worked with clients in regard to their job search. Helped clients complete job applications forms, assisted with search on various online job search sites, helped clients develop resumes and gave tips on job interviewing skills.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
29
years
at this job
C
Rehabilitation Counseling
BS
Business Administration
MS
Criminal Justice
3

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

  • Provided services to clients that have a specific disability.
  • Counseled and guide clients to help them create a vocational plan.
  • Maintained personal records of each client to evaluate each personal progress.
  • Coordinated efforts with other agencies to be able to provide services to clients that have specific disabilities.
  • Motivated and coach clients to help them reach their personal goals.
  • Assisted clients with the tools so they can live life more independently.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MA
Education
MA
Counseling And Mental Health
4

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Develops treatment plans and implements appropriate functional activities to meet patient goals and help them return to work

  • Administers vocational skill assessments and onsite work evaluations to help patients identify their strengths, weaknesses and interests
  • Incorporates Biofeedback and other techniques into individual therapy sessions to address stress management
  • Establishes strong working relationships with patients, their families and their employers
  • Organizes companywide community outreach projects
  • Works effectively with an interdisciplinary team and consistently raises team morale
  • Contributes to [company name]'s website, blog and press releases
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Rehabilitation Studies
MS
Rehabilitation Counseling
5

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

  • Performed Intakes, analyzed data from interviews, educational, psychiatric & medical records, and diagnostic evaluations to determine eligibility for VR services.
  • Identified barriers to individual consumer's employment, and assisted them to overcome them.
  • Developed Individual Plan of Employment (IPE) leading to employment.
  • Assisted consumers' referral placements to resolve problems & evaluate placement.
  • Prepared, maintained records, and case files.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Public Health
Psychology
6

Rehabilitation Counselor/direct Care Worker

  • Cared for adolescents and adults with mental behavior and substance abuse problems in a residential facility
  • Administered medications, conducted group treatments, and followed patients' Individual Support Plans (ISP)
  • Prepared meals, bathed, dressed patients, and assisted them in achieving independent personal goals
  • Taught patients how to behave properly in public, develop good communication skills, redirect negative habits and attitudes through encouragement and repetitive practice
  • Observed and wrote anecdotal record of patients' emotional, social, and physical behavior or reaction to various life situations and incidents
  • Arranged transportation for appointments and community activities
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Certification
7

Rehabilitation Counselor

Provide application and initial diagnostic services for individuals with disabilities whom request employment assistance and training.

  • Provide vocational rehabilitation counseling in efforts for individuals with disabilities to obtain, retain, or maintain employment.
  • Provide referral for physical, psychological, occupational, and educational needs.
  • Provide documentation and case monitoring from referral to closure for up to an 80-client caseload.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Rehabilitation Counseling
Job Development Job Placement
8

Rehabilitation Counselor/vocational Evaluator Intern

  • Provided and coordinated a wide range of rehabilitation counseling and case management services to people with disabilities and other eligible individuals
  • Performed initial evaluations, make eligibility determinations, completed rehabilitation planning and problem solving, and conducted counseling sessions with clients
  • Conduced tests and interpreted test data regarding an individual's interest, abilities, and aptitudes in relationship to vocational and educational potential
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Rehabilitation Counseling And Vocational Evaluation
9

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

  • Vocational case management of over 100 individuals with disabilities at any given time
  • Evaluating medical and psychological documentation to determine eligibility for vocational rehabilitation services based on 7 dimensions of psychosocial and physical wellbeing
  • Exceeding 30-day standard of contact by communicating with each consumer I serve more often in order to better engage them in the vocational rehabilitation process
  • Developed and shared a listing of over 30 service providers and community agencies with my team and new staff members
  • Exceeding the State and Federal Outcome/Rehabilitation Rate of 55.8% by achieving a Rehabilitation Rate of 72% so far for the current Federal Fiscal Year
  • Serving on the AsTec statewide service team which is responsible for providing guidance and policy development on use of adaptive/assistive technology for individuals with disabilities
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Applied Music
BS
Psychology
MS
Rehabilitation Counseling
10

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

  • Assisted individuals with disabilities to find employment in the community setting.
  • Provided appropriate referrals to community and government programs.
  • Managed multiple case-loads, providing services to people with disabilities through rural North Dakota.
  • Facilitated and lead multiple presentations promoting the services of [company name].
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Human Services I / Dd

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