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KY Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

07/18/2022

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We are seeking a Voc Rehab Specialist – Certified to provide Personal Adjustment Counseling to consumers referred to the McDowell Center, to include assessment, individual and group counseling, training, and other rehabilitation services to address adjustment issues related to vision loss.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Personal Adjustment Counseling to consumers referred to the McDowell Center, to include assessment, individual and group counseling, training, and other rehabilitation services to address adjustment issues related to vision loss.
  • Communicate on consumer progress with McDowell staff and referring VR counselor through recommendations and updates in progress notes, staff meetings, and written assessment reports, monthly reports and final reports
  • Work closely with the voc prep unit team, and provides consultation services to VR staff. Makes recommendations for mental health referrals when needed, and provides updates that are communicated with the team through progress notes, staff meetings, and written assessment reports, monthly reports and final reports.
  • Evaluate medical, psychological, vocational, training and other case records. Develop an individual training plan for consumers based on their specific needs and goals.

Voc Rehab Specialist - Certified

Pay Grade14

Salary$4,229.56 Monthly

Employment Type

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Hiring Agency

Education & Labor Cabinet | Department of Workforce Development

Minimum Requirements

 

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, guidance and/or counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work, special education, education with emphasis in vocational counseling or a related field.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (AGE, LICENSURE, REGULATION, ETC.): Must possess at least one certification listed below. For additional information relating to certifications, refer to web link. Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) www.crccertification.com Orientation and Mobility Specialist (O&M) www.acvrep.org or www.aerbvi.org Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) http://www.vewaa.com/profdev/Certification/certification.htm Rehabilitation Engineer Technologist (RET) www.resna.org Certified Rehabilitation Drivers Specialist (CRDS) www.aded.net Association of Education and Rehabilitation of Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) www.acvrep.org National Library Service Braille Competency Certification https://www.loc.gov/nls/ Certified Work Adjustment Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CWAVES) http://www.vewaa.com/profdev/Certification/certification.htm Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) http://bsw.ky.gov/ Professional Vocational Evaluation (PVE) https://pveregistry.org/ Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials

Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers and the agency.

Probationary Period

This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.

If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Heidi Kesterson at heidi.kesterson@ky.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

 

 

E_mail: heidi.kesterson@ky.gov

Phone: 502-420-5971

Cert: Multiple Certifications

ACVREP certifications to include CVRT.