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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Class Specifications – H.65
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor – 9277

September, 1977

Series Concept

Same as class concepts.

Class Concepts

Under general supervision, incumbents provide vocational/educational counseling and rehabilitation services to persons with substantial physical and/or mental disabilities. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors obtain and evaluate medical, psychological, social, educational and vocational information to determine the counselees’ work or educational potential; recommend and may administer tests; provide counseling in terms of vocational history, aptitudes, job and education- al possibilities, and patient preferences; plan, supervise, and arrange for vocational rehabilitation; assist counselees with their personal adjustment throughout the rehabilitation program; work with employers to develop employment opportunities and place patients; provide information regarding local campus and community agencies; write reports, recommendations, and case records; and perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and one year of experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.