Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 30

What area of VR work do you find challenging? How do you try and improve upon those challenges?

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What area of VR work do you find challenging? How do you try and improve upon those challenges?

  2. 2.

    What have you done to further your own professional development in the past 5 years?

  3. 3.

    As a vocational rehabilitation counselor, how do you empower and motivate your clients?

  4. 4.

    What would your co-workers say about you work performance?

  5. 5.

    What is the most useful constructive feedback you've received?

  6. 6.

    Tell me about a successful case you were involved in.

  7. 7.

    Have you ever assisted a client with interview preparation?

  8. 8.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  9. 9.

    Are people naturally at ease with you?

  10. 10.

    What is the most difficult situation you have had to face as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, and how did you tackle it?

  11. 11.

    If a client is unmotivated to find work, how do you react?

  12. 12.

    Do you like to work in teams or are you an individual achiever?

  13. 13.

    What do you know about our organization?

  14. 14.

    How do you check if a work placement was a success?

  15. 15.

    For twelve months, you are unable to find a client a job, how do you stay focused and think of new ideas to get this person working?

  16. 16.

    What do you feel is the most important skill a vocational rehabilitation counselor should possess?

  17. 17.

    How do you assess a client's abilities and work-readiness?

  18. 18.

    What is your experience with our local demographic?

  19. 19.

    Tell me about an accomplishment you are most proud of.

  20. 20.

    As a vocational rehabilitation counselor your range of clients will be from people coping with physical disabilities, injuries, mental illness and substance abuse problems. Are there any types of clients you have difficulty working with?

  21. 21.

    Tell me about your previous boss.

  22. 22.

    How do you manage your time?

  23. 23.

    Are you experienced in creating resumes and cover letters?

  24. 24.

    While working with a client, have you ever had to involve their family, doctor and other health care professionals?

  25. 25.

    Where do you see yourself in five years?

  26. 26.

    What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor?

  27. 27.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  28. 28.

    What are your qualifications in regard to this job?

  29. 29.

    Why should we hire you?

  30. 30.

    Tell me about yourself.