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As the Nation's most established and respected membership association for rehabilitation professionals, we welcome you to the Website of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA). NRA members work to eliminate barriers and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities. We provide our members opportunities for advocacy and increased awareness of issues through professional development and access to current research topics. Together, we work towards a society where there are no barriers, environmental or attitudinal, to full employment and participation in life. We invite you to join our growing community of thousands by becoming a member today or download a pamphlet to share with your colleagues!
2014 Annual Training Conference
Keynote & General Session Speakers
CRCC New Anthem Video and Digital CRC View Book
On behalf of CRCC, I am pleased to announce distribution of our new video, The Art of Rehabilitation Counseling, on the CRCC YouTube Channel. This new video focuses on the unique qualifications and exceptional abilities of rehabilitation counselors and their stories of success in working with individuals with disabilities. This is the first in a series of videos focused on various topics related to the rehabilitation counseling profession.
As you know, CRCC is very committed to increasing awareness of rehabilitation counseling and the CRC certification among business thought leaders, educators, employers, government agencies, politicians, and students interested in pursuing a career in rehabilitation counseling. This new anthem video, along with our recently published digital CRC View Book, are powerful tools CRCC is making available to the rehabilitation counseling community to further this end.
CRCC is particularly grateful to several Chicago-area CRCs who gave freely of their time and energies to deliver a powerful message about rehabilitation counselors and the value they bring to quality client outcomes. They are:
· Kristi Dalby-Jones, CRC, Director, Client Solutions, CIGNA
· Astrid McDermott, CRC, Bilingual Rehabilitation Counselor, E.P.S. Rehabilitation, Inc.
· Oscar Trujillo, CRC, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, State of Illinois, Department of Human Services
· Ken Weber, CRC, Program Director of Compensated Work Therapy, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
As Director of Marketing and Strategic Alliances, I am excited to share this new video with NRA. It is our hope you will share this powerful video with as many individuals and organizations as possible, including your colleagues, employer or referral sources, and others connected to the rehabilitation counseling profession. The attached link will take you directly to the new video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCZVNg3dhrU
For your convenience, we are also including a link that will take you directly to the CRC View Book located on the CRCC website:
CRCC is proud to support the rehabilitation counseling community. The more each of us can promote our profession and CRC certification, the better for those individuals with disabilities who benefit greatly from quality rehabilitation counseling services.
Thank you for your help in promoting The Art of Rehabilitation Counseling and the CRC View Book.
Scott P. Dunnell
Director of Marketing & Strategic Alliances
Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification
NRA’s Comments on Proposed Priority-Rehabilitation Training; Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center
[Docket ID ED-2014-OSERS-0072; CFDA Number: 84.264A]
The National Rehabilitation Association has responded by providing comments on the Notice of Proposed Priority cited above. Should you have questions or would like clarification of any of the points raised, please contact us.
Download the NRA Comments.
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