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CSPD Objectives



To provide professional training to rehabilitation counselors from State-Federal vocational rehabilitation agencies to ensure the availability of qualified personnel to serve individuals with disabilities.


  1. To provide graduate - level rehabilitation training to practicing professionals from varied ethnic backgrounds, who are currently employed by State-Federal Rehabilitation Agencies.
  2. To award scholarships to rehabilitation professionals for graduate study to earn a master ' s degree or achieve CRC eligibility.
  3. To offer rehabilitation counselor training via the Internet by using a multi­media approach and the philosophy of universal design for the development and delivery of courses.
  4. To offer a structured curriculum that permits students to complete the program in seven semesters, including summer sessions.