Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Counseling program in the Department of Rehabilitation & Disability Studies prepares graduates to work collaboratively with individuals with disabilities, their support systems, and their environments to achieve their personal, social, psychological, and vocational goals. Graduates are prepared to maximize levels of independence, integration and participation of all individuals with disabilities through the use of counseling, technology, advocacy, support, and the development and application of services that eliminate barriers to their clients’ development.
Rehabilitation counselors may work in a variety of settings including rehabilitation facilities, hospitals, universities, schools, and/or government agencies. Among the careers are: rehabilitation counselors, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, counseling psychologies, substance abuse and behavioral disorders counselors, orthotists and prosthetists, educational, guidance and vocational counselors, exercise physiologist, genetic counselors, mental health and substance abuse social workers, food science technicians, psychiatric technicians, and healthcare social workers.
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