Congratulations! As a master's-level rehabilitation counseling student, you are about to embark on a fulfilling career serving individuals with disabilities.
Invest in Your Career ...
CRC certification is the highest level of credentialing in rehabilitation counseling. CRCs - Certified Rehabilitation Counselors - are the only professionals nationally and independently certified to serve individuals with disabilities and the companies/businesses who employ them.
Now is the time to invest in your career! Students who earn the CRC designation possess a marketable and valued credential that distinguishes them from all other counseling professions.
- The CRC credential helps to establish your professional identity, which is particularly important as you enter the workforce. CRCs are disability experts.
- CRC certification establishes a recognizable point of differentiation with both employers and clients.
- Earning your CRC can lead to job placements, faster career advancement, greater earning potential*, and referrals from both medical and non-medical professionals.
... a Rewarding Career
According to the 2014 American Counseling Association Counselor Compensation Study*, Rehabilitation Counselors are paid better and receive better benefits than other professional counselors.
Rehabilitation Counselors are the most highly paid counseling specialty on average, earning over $13,000 more than Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, or Community Counselors, on average across most geographies*.
Rehabilitation Counselors receive better overall benefits than other professional counselors, including employee retirement plans, medical coverage, dental, vision, and short-term and long-term disability*.