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Foundations of Forensic Vocational Rehabilitation

Foundations of Forensic Vocational Rehabilitation (Paperback)

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This is the first fundamental text to focus specifically on forensic vocational rehabilitation, a field that is forecast to grow rapidly. Forensic vocational rehabilitation consultants evaluate the vocational and rehabilitation needs of individuals in an array of legal settings such as civil litigation, workers' compensation, Social Security disability, and others. The text is unique in its exploration of the vocational rehabilitation process from a biopsychosocial perspective that views disability as a complex and multidimensional construct. The book comprehensively describes the parameters and theoretical issues of relevance in evaluating and developing opinions in forensically oriented matters. It culls and synthesises current peer-reviewed literature and research on this private subspecialty practice area of rehabilitation counselling, including theories, models, methods, procedures, and fundamental tenets of the field. Also included is current information about the labour market, life care planning, and professional identity, standards, and ethics.

The text is designed for graduate and postgraduate students in rehabilitation counselling and psychology as well as practicing forensic vocational rehabilitation consultants and professionals moving toward practice in this arena. Chapters are authored by noted scholars or published practitioners in each subject area, and include an introduction to the content area, discussion of key terminology and concepts, and a review of the current and historical literature, with emphasis toward future research needs and evidence-based practice. The book fulfils the requirement by the Commission on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) for training in this subject area at the graduate level for new certification or certification maintenance.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesManagement of specific areas & peopleMedical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesRehabilitationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPsychologyCriminal or forensic psychologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesSocial workCounselling & advice services Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc Publication Date: 03/12/2013 ISBN-13: 9780826199270  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Rick Robinson, PhD, is president of Robinson Work Rehabilitation Services, Co., a private vocational and rehabilitation counseling consulting firm in Jacksonville, FL, USA. Dr. Robinson has over 15 years' experience working in various vocational and disability related settings. His private practice is focused on career and vocational counselling, vocational evaluation, career planning and guidance. He also provides expert witness and litigation support services in civil and administrative law settings that are focused on evaluation of vocational disability, employability, residual earning capacity, and life care planning. Dr. Robinson is nationally credentialed in rehabilitation counselling, vocational evaluation, and life care planning; licensed by the state of Florida as a Mental Health Counselor; board certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors; and has qualified for Diplomate status by the American Board of Vocational Experts. He is a faculty lecturer for the University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions and is the lead instructor for the University of Florida's post-graduate program in forensic vocational rehabilitation. His research interests are focused on forensic rehabilitation analysis, methodologies, and models. Dr. Robinson serves on the International Board of Directors and the Forensic Section Board of Directors for the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP), and serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Forensic Rehabilitation Research (AFRR).

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