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Overview of Program

Rehabilitation counseling is a systematic process which assists persons with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career and independent living goals in the most integrated setting possible through the application of the counseling process. The counseling process involves communication, goal setting and beneficial growth or change through self-advocacy, psychological, vocational, social and behavioral interventions. The specific techniques and modalities utilized within this rehabilitation counseling process may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessment and appraisal.

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning.

  • Career (vocational) counseling.

  • Individual and group counseling treatment interventions focused on facilitating adjustments to the medical and psychosocial effect of disability.

  • Case management, referral, and service coordination.

  • Program evaluation and research.

  • Interventions to remove environmental, employment and attitudinal barriers.

  • Consultation services among multiple parties and regulatory systems.

  • Job analysis, job development and placement services, including assistance with employment and job accommodations.

  • The provision of consultation about and access to rehabilitation technology.


Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Boise Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4047

Fax: 208-364-4078


Web: Boise Center


Mailing Address:
University of Idaho CDA Center
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2519

Fax: 208-667-5275


Web: CDA Center