Resources & Links

The following list of Internet resources is provided as a service to CRCC website users and does not, in any way, indicate that CRCC endorses the organization’s services or products.

REHABILITATION COUNSELING MEMBERSHIP ORGANIZATIONS


ADARAwww.adara.org (opens in a new window)
Professionals Networking for Excellence in Service Delivery with Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. A long-standing, nonprofit association of professionals and interested persons promoting and participating in quality human service delivery to Deaf and Hard of Hearing persons.

ARCAwww.arcaweb.org (opens in a new window)
The American Rehabilitation Counseling Association - an organization of rehabilitation counseling practitioners, educators, and students who are concerned with improving the lives of people with disabilities.

COREwww.core-rehab.org (opens in a new window)
The Council on Rehabilitation Education - accredits over 100 graduate programs in Rehabilitation Counselor Education (RCE) and promotes, through accreditation, the effective delivery of rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities by promoting and fostering continuing review and improvement of master’s degree level RCE programs.

CSAVRwww.rehabnetwork.org (opens in a new window)
The Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation - serve as an advisory body to the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and other federal agencies in the development of policies and administration of programs affecting the lives of persons with disabilities and impacting the national public program of vocational rehabilitation services.

IARPwww.rehabpro.org (opens in a new window)
The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals - serves a diverse membership practicing in the fields of long-term disability management consulting, case management and managed care, forensics and expert testimony, life care planning, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) consulting.

NAMRCwww.namrc.org (opens in a new window)
National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns - a professional association of dedicated individuals, whose mission is promoting cultural diversity and disability through advocacy for excellence and equity in rehabilitation research, education, and practice.

NCREwww.rehabeducators.org (opens in a new window)
The National Council on Rehabilitation Education - a professional organization dedicated to quality services for persons with disabilities through education and research.

NRCAwww.nrca-net.org (opens in a new window)
The National Rehabilitation Counseling Association – a longstanding independent professional association representing professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling across a wide variety of work settings.

 

FEDERAL AGENCIES


BLS - www.bls.gov (opens in a new window)
Bureau of Labor Statistics – information on employment, unemployment, pay & benefits, workplace injuries, inflation & prices, regional resources, and more.

CDC - www.cdc.gov (opens in a new window)
Center for Disease Control – information regarding diseases & conditions, healthy living, environmental health, workplace safety & health, life expectancy, injury, violence & safety, and more.

DOL - www.dol.gov (opens in a new window)
US Department of Labor – career development, training, and labor force participation issues for persons with disabilities.

EEOC - www.eeoc.gov (opens in a new window)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - enforces laws prohibiting job discrimination and provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.

NCD - www.ncd.gov (opens in a new window)
National Council on Disability – provides advice to the President, Congress, and executive branch agencies promoting policies, programs, practices, and procedures that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities and to empower such individuals to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and inclusion and integration into all aspects of society.

NIDRR - www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr (opens in a new window)
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research - conducts comprehensive and coordinated programs of research and related activities to maximize the full inclusion, social integration, employment and independent living of individuals of all ages with disabilities.

ODEP - www.dol.gov/odep (opens in a new window)
Office of Disability Employment Policy - provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability-related employment policy and practice affecting the employment of people with disabilities.

OWCP - www.dol.gov/owcp (opens in a new window)
Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs - administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease.

RSA - www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/rsa (opens in a new window)
Rehabilitation Services Administration – oversees grant programs that help individuals with physical and mental disabilities obtain employment and live more independently through supports such as counseling, medical and psychological services, job training, and other individualized services.

SSA - www.ssa.gov (opens in a new window)
Social Security Administration – for disability-related Federal benefits programs, including the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (SSDI).

GENERAL INFORMATION


AVAVRP
- www.avavrp.org (opens in a new window)
Association of VA Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals - focuses on the professional development of vocational rehabilitation professionals that interact with today's veteran.

HEALTHLINE
- www.healthline.com (opens in a new window)
Healthline - provides a comprehensive overview of health conditions for individuals, reviewed by trained medical personnel for medical accuracy.
 
NARIC - www.naric.com (opens in a new window)
National Rehabilitation Information Center – providing disability and rehabilitation-oriented information through online publications, searchable databases, and timely reference and referral data.

WEBMD - www.webmd.com (opens in a new window)
WebMD – information on health, medical conditions, and related health and medical research.

TRAINING MATERIALS


NCRTMwww.ncrtm.org (opens in a new window)
National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials – sponsored by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), a centralized resource for the development, collection, dissemination, and utilization of training materials for the Vocational Rehabilitation profession.