A Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation means occupational diversity. Actual career examples from our graduates include:
Developmental Specialist: teaching/supporting young
children and their families in their home settings
Advocate: facilitating community inclusion of individuals and effecting social policy change
College Instructor: teaching Community Rehabilitation to college students and supporting their practicum placements
Case Manager/Job Coach: supporting adults with various disabilities in their entrance or return to the work-force and career counseling
Outreach Coordinator: supervising staff and managing resources to support people with disabilities in the community
Group Facilitator: leading counseling/education groups for people with disabilities
Vocational Evaluator: evaluating and recruiting potential workplace sites for persons who are being reintegrated into the workforce
Clinical Coordinator: working with a trans-disciplinary team in the coordination and implementation of Individualized Program Plans for preschool children
Graduates from the Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Program are in high demand by the labor market. Community Rehabilitation is listed as one of the top Canadian growth occupations. The Alberta Association of Rehabilitation Centers (AARC) states over 2000 vacancies in positions across Alberta per year.
A degree in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies presents opportunities for certification in professional associations such as; The Canadian Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (CARP) and Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling Certification (CRCC).
The Course Instructor or Practicum Coordinator will be the primary contact from the University of Calgary regarding the student practicum placement. Responsibilities include:
For more information please contact Patti DesJardine by e-mailat email@example.com or by phone at 403.220.2416.