Here are some additional Web Links to assist you.
CRCC – http://www.crccertification.com
The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) is an
independent, not-for-profit organization that sets the standard for quality
rehabilitation counseling services through its internationally recognized
AREA – http://www.a-r-e-a.org
The American Rehabilitation Economics Association (AREA) is an
association of vocational, economic and life care planning experts
who evaluate the impact of injury for the purposes of trial. The
association consists of experienced forensic specialists located
throughout the United States, Canada and The Virgin Islands.
State Bar of Arizona – http://www.azbar.org
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under
the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Bar regulates approximately
16,000 active attorneys in Arizona and provides education and development
programs for the legal profession and the public. The Bar and its members are
committed to serving the public by making sure the voices of all people in Arizona
are heard in our justice system.
AWCCA – http://www.awcca.org
The purpose and objective of the AWCCA is to promote the welfare of its members by developing close relationships among those engaged in the handling of workers’ compensation claims; to promote cooperation by mutual exchange of experiences and discussions and to educate its members.
NRA – http://www.nationalrehab.org
The National Rehabilitation Association seeks to be the premier organization nationwide connecting thousands of professionals in the area of vocational rehab. We are here to serve our members and provide them with up to date information on advocacy, issues and networking opportunities.
ARCA – www.arcaweb.org
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.
CORE – www.core-rehab.org
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.
CSAVR – www.rehabnetwork.org
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.
IARP – www.rehabpro.org
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.
BLS – www.bls.gov
Bureau of Labor Statistics – information on employment, unemployment, pay & benefits, workplace injuries, inflation & prices, regional resources, and more.
CDC – www.cdc.gov
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
US Department of Labor – career development, training, and labor force participation issues for persons with disabilities.
EEOC – www.eeoc.gov
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – enforces laws prohibiting job discrimination and provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.
ODEP – www.dol.gov/odep
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/esa/owcp
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
Rehabilitation Services Administration – oversees grant programs that help disabled persons 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
Social Security Administration – for disability-related Federal benefits programs, including the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (SSDI).
Healthline – www.healthline.com
Provides a comprehensive overview of health conditions for individuals, reviewed by trained medical personnel for medical accuracy.
NARIC – www.naric.com
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
Information on health, medical conditions, and related health and medical research.
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- Disability Accommodation Cost Guides
- Thriving in Trade School with a Disability
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- Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes
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- College for Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Students, Families, and Educators