This session will explore the history of the profession of rehabilitation counseling within the context of historical developments in economics, industry, politics, and evolving social attitudes towards persons with disabilities. The session will summarize how these forces have influenced the ethics related to private sector rehabilitation counseling over the past 40 years. The paper concludes with an analysis of the most substantive changes to the Rehabilitation Counselor Code of Professional Ethics that went into effect January 1, 2017 – specifically related to rehabilitation counselors working principally in the private sector.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Understand the historic roots of the field of vocational rehabilitation.
- Understand the historical evolution of private sector rehabilitation.
- Understand the history of rehabilitation counseling certification as it relates to ethics.
- Understand the most significant revisions to the 2016 code of ethics that became effective January 1, 2017
1.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: CRCC, CDMS, CVE, CWA, CCAA, CCMC, ABVE, CLCP, MSCC (Pending Approval)