Vocational Assessment: Evaluating Employment Potential (HM2010)

Textbook: Vocational Assessment: Evaluating Employment Potential

Author(s): Havranek, Field and Grimes

Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CDMS, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRC, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 16

Course Description

This homestudy course provides a review of vocational assessment systems and approaches, the VDARE process, occupational and job survey information. With an expanded sections on brain injury assessment and the ADA

Course Format


Course Objectives

  1. Explain the process of organizing, synthesizing, analyzing and translating client case history data into meaningful vocational objectives.

  2. Describe the VDARE process as a systematic method for assessing a client's vocational potential for:
    1. employment,
    2. training, or
    3. education

  3. Identify and describe the laws which effect rehabiliation counseling today.

  4. Explain and employ the concepts of:
    1.) Residual Functional Capacity Evaluation
    2.) Functional Limitations
    3.) Transferability of skills
    4.) Job Analysis

  5. Explain how assistive devices may be used as a job accommodation and/or an aid for independent living, including:
    1.) The customer-focused model for Assistive Technology Services
    2.) The key components in matching person with device, and
    3.) The fundamental principles in determining Assistive Technology

Course Overview


Vocational Assessment: Evaluating Employment Potential is a completely revised 4th Edition of the earlier popular text first published in 1982, 1994 and 2001.

Topics include:

  • A review of vocational assessment systems and approaches
  • The VDARE process
  • Occupational and job survey information
  • Expanded sections on brain injury assessment and the ADA

Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: The VDARE Process: An Overview
  • Chapter 2: Laws and Regulations
  • Chapter 3: Utilization of Job Information
  • Chapter 4: Functional Limitations/Decision Making Process
  • Chapter 5: The Transferability of Skills
  • Chapter 6: Job Analysis
  • Chapter 7: Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 8: Disability Management

Course Price
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