1. What do you feel is the most important skill a vocational rehabilitation counselor should possess?
A vocational rehabilitation counselor should have a passion for helping others and the drive to motivate people to help themselves. Should be respectful and empathetic yet firm and with realistic expectations.
Practicing compassion and empathy with each consumer.
I feel that the most important trait a vocational rehab counselor should possess is passion for their work. The most important skill is organization. That is a skill and can be learned.
Customer services, respect for other , confidentiallity , respect for privacy, rights, and equal access ; 1. respect for individual dignity, personal responsibility, self-determination, and pursuit of meaningful careers, based on informed choice.
The most important skill a vocational rehabilitation counselor should possess is compassion for clients and a thorough knowledge of the current job market needs.
Listenining skills, empathy, caring, interested in the individual, talk about change, and take where person is at.
The most important skill for VR is the listening skill.