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Working with Individuals Who are Deaf-Blind: The Role of the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Course Description

“It takes a village…” is perhaps an overused cliché depicting the amount of collaboration and work that it takes to raise a child. However, this cliché takes on new relevance when we consider the process of supporting a person who is deaf-blind find and maintain meaningful and satisfying employment. The following module explores the variety of roles and responsibilities that a VR counselor may take on to achieve a successful employment and life outcome for each person who is deaf-blind.


Course Objectives

  • Explain several ways a VR counselor can increase their success in assisting a person who is deaf-blind to find employment.
  • Identify creative ways for a deaf-blind person to demonstrate their skills to a prospective employer.
  • Identify things to consider when looking for a successful employment match for a person who is deaf-blind.
  • Identify some of the potential members of a team working toward employment for the individual
  • Describe the role of the individual who is deaf-blind as a member of the employment team.
  • Describe the role of the VR counselor as a member of the team.

Certificate / CRC Credit (3)

When you reach the end of the course, you will be prompted to complete a brief quiz. Once you have met the requirements for passing the quiz you will be awarded either a Certificate of Completion or 3 CRC credits.


Price: $44.99

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