This concentration provides students with entry-level job skills for counseling positions in the vocational rehabilitation field.
Rehabilitation Service Specialist Concentration Objectives:
- Demonstrate counseling skills in listening, giving support, and providing alternatives in counseling settings to include peer counseling and group counseling.
- Understand behavior, personality, growth, and development when providing case management services to individuals with disabilities.
- Apply rehabilitation counseling skills to people who are part of various groups including those who are chemically dependent, public offenders, older persons, etc.
- Understand the counseling needs of individuals with disabilities and their families to include personal, social, and cultural adjustment to life.