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Rehabilitation Counseling Objectives

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program seeks to help students develop the skills that will enable them to:

  1. Offer comprehensive, goal-directed and effective rehabilitation counseling services to individuals with disabilities who represent the full spectrum of diversity.
  2. Assist all persons, regardless of age, race, ethnicity and gender, to develop vocational goals suitable for the earliest feasible age through the age span to where independence is no longer a feasible goal.
  3. Offer culturally sensitive and appropriate vocation/independent living services to individuals with disabilities.
  4. Offer treatment and/or training to individuals with disabilities that reflect the best and most effective methods available.
  5. Offer the full spectrum of independence/vocational services as appropriate to individuals with disabilities that will enable them to achieve their goals.
  6. Serve as coordinators and/or consultants for services offered by other human services agencies that are appropriate for individuals, ranging from pre-school to older adults, with disabilities.

Mission and Objectives Availability Statement

The Rehabilitation Counseling Program’s mission and objectives is available from the following documents:  Rehabilitation Counseling Program Brochure, Internship Manual, the Program Handbook, the Rehabilitation Counseling Program Website and the Graduate Catalog.  The program’s mission and objectives, as well as all other program materials are also available in alternative formats (i.e. Braille, Large Print, Audio Tapes, CD Rom, etc.).