What is Rehabilitation Counseling?

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Published on December 11, 2009

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What isRehabilitation Counseling? : What isRehabilitation Counseling? Rehabilitation Counseling is… : Rehabilitation Counseling is… The profession of helping people with disabilities through personal or vocational counseling to…(1) I n c r e a s e independence(1) : I n c r e a s e independence(1) Deal with personal problems(1) : Deal with personal problems(1) Deal with vocational problems(1) : Deal with vocational problems(1) Deal with educational problems(1) : Deal with educational problems(1) Be empowered and equal(1) : Be empowered and equal(1) Rehabilitation Counseling helps clients to… : Rehabilitation Counseling helps clients to… Discover their strengths(1) : Discover their strengths(1) Realize their limitations(1) : Realize their limitations(1) Achieve their goals(1) : Achieve their goals(1) Access technology : Access technology Rehabilitation Counseling also involves dealing with others on behalf of clients (with signed consent), such as… : Rehabilitation Counseling also involves dealing with others on behalf of clients (with signed consent), such as… * Medical doctors* Psychiatrists* Employers* Family members(1) : * Medical doctors* Psychiatrists* Employers* Family members(1) Rehabilitation Counseling also includes being an advocate for people with disabilities(1) : Rehabilitation Counseling also includes being an advocate for people with disabilities(1) Rehabilitation Counseling includes following the Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling (CRC) Code of Ethics(1) : Rehabilitation Counseling includes following the Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling (CRC) Code of Ethics(1) The CRC Code of Ethics ensures clients have… : The CRC Code of Ethics ensures clients have… Autonomy : Autonomy The right to make decisions about their own lives(1) Nonmaleficence : Nonmaleficence Doing no harm * To clients * To others * To counseling relationship(1) Beneficence : Beneficence Always Doing Good(1) J u s t i c e : J u s t i c e The right to have fair and equal treatment(1) Fidelity : Fidelity The right to have a rehabilitation counselor that… * keeps promises * is honest * is loyal(1) The Bottom Line : The Bottom Line “The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC, 2003c) defined rehabilitation counseling as a systematic process which assists persons with physical , mental, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals in the most integrated setting possible through the application of the counseling process. The counseling process involves communication, goal setting, and beneficial growth or change through self-advocacy, psychological, vocational, social, and behavioral interventions. (p. 1)” (as quoted in Parker, Szymanski, and Patterson, 2005, p. 3) References : References (1) Parker, R.M., Szymanski, E.M., & Patterson, J.B. (2005). Rehabilitation counseling: basics and beyond (4th ed.). Pgs 2-5, 90-92. Austin, TX: PRO- ED, Inc. Credits : Credits Writer and designer Audanell Lester Emporia State University Graduate studies in Rehabilitation Counseling Pictures Clip-art off the computer

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