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The vocational rehabilitation counsellor assists in exploring readiness and potential to work. Counsellors help to identify vocational rehabilitation goals and develop a realistic plan for achieving them. Services are tailored to meet individual needs and include: vocational counseling and assessment; labour market research; job-seeking skills development; and liaison with employers, insurers and community service providers.

  • TOHRC’s vocational rehabilitation counselling is a highly individualized service that assists people with disabilities to explore their potential to work or to return to work after illness or injury.  Our primary goal is to facilitate and maximize participants’ vocational adjustment and community re-integration.
  • VRC counsellors may assist patients in:
    • Exploring their interests, abilities and skills, as well as the vocational implications of their disability.
    • Identifying their goals and crafting a realistic step-by-step plan to achieve them.
    • Coordinating services and collaborating with employers and other health-care and community-based professionals as needed.

Clinical VRC Services

  • Vocational assessment and counselling
  • Service coordination
  • Return to work services: job preparation, accommodation, stabilization

VRC Education and Training
Vocational rehabilitation counsellors at TOHRC are:

  • Trained at the university level and beyond
  • Specialize in vocational assessment, counselling and return-to-work planning

Their credentials include:

  • RRP – Registered Rehabilitation Professional
  • CCRC – Canadian Certified Counsellor
  • Membership in the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada
  • Membership in the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals

Last updated on: December 6th, 2016