We have an opening for a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Santa Barbara. It is a great team and location. Please distribute widely.
Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor – Qualified Rehabilitation Professional
Provides VR counseling to individuals with disabilities and consumers of DOR utilizing a variety of counseling modalities and techniques, to adjust to disability, identifies barriers, identifies appropriate intervention and strategies to maximize employment, independent living, and equality relative to the non-delegable functions; interprets and applies applicable federal and state laws and regulations for each consumer. Coordinates the VR team to identify the need for assessments and services for applicants and consumers; communicates and coordinates implementation of service delivery with the VRSD team. Makes the final determination of and communicates eligibility, priority for services, approves and signs the IPE and amendments. Determines successful employment outcome achieved, and approves case closure for services of DOR consumers. Develops, maintains and records necessary Records of Services documentation in the electronic tracking system.
A Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation and/or a Master’s Degree in counseling or a closely related field from a recognized institution and successful completion of one graduate course with a primary focus on the Theories and Techniques in counseling is mandatory.
Julie Holmes, Team Manager
Department of Rehabilitation
509 E. Montecito St. Suite 101
Santa Barbara, Ca 93103
Tel: (805) 560-8140