Inside Rehabilitation Counseling
Inside Rehabilitation Counseling is a new podcast from The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) designed to share conversations and insight from leaders in the field of rehabilitation counseling. Listen, learn, and enjoy as CRCC Executive Director Pam Shlemon speaks with educators, practitioners, and emerging professionals in the field.
Find a list of recent releases and full transcripts of every month’s episode below.
Episode One - A Conversation with Dr. Susan Sherman, PhD, CRC, LCMHC, LPC, CPM
Episode Two - A Conversation with Kyle Walker, MRC, CRC, CRL, CPM & Russ Thelin, M.S., LVRC, CRC, CRL
Episode Three - A Conversation with Dr. James McNeil, PhD, CRC
In this episode of Inside Rehabilitation Counseling, Dr. James McNeil puts it plainly: “wherever people with disabilities are, that’s where CRCs need to be.” Hear some of Dr. McNeil’s insights into his time in the private sector and how CRCs can become “pioneers of the profession” to pave new career paths.Episode Three Transcript
Episode Four - A Conversation with Dr. Kate Kline, PhD, CRC, LPC
On this episode of Inside Rehabilitation Counseling, Dr. Kline explains why she introduces herself as a “counselor, but mainly a servant.” Tune in to the full episode next week as Dr. Kline explains her background, shares insights on virtual counseling, and the ways in which competitive hiring practices are shifting where CRCs work.Episode Four Transcript
Episode Seven - Exploring the CVE Certification with Lisa Byrne, MA, CRC, CVE, LCPC
The Certified Vocational Evaluator certification, or CVE, is a high-demand specialty within rehabilitation counseling. Lisa Byrne was instrumental in the revitalization of the CVE certification under CRCC, and on this episode, she shares with us the scope of the specialization and why it’s important for clients and employers.Episode Seven Transcript
Episode Five - Working as a CRC at Disney World with Melannie Rodriguez, MHS, CRC
The Walt Disney Company, has long been a case study for exceptional return-to-work procedures thanks to their Transitional Duty Program. Melannie Rodriguez, Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist for the Walt Disney Company, is a CRC who just recently celebrated her 23rd anniversary in Orlando at Walt Disney World.Episode Five Transcript
Episode Eight - Careers in Private Rehabilitation Counseling with Dr. Aaron Mertes, CRC, PCLC
Dr. Aaron Mertes is a CRC and professor at the University of Montana Billings. On this episode of Inside Rehabilitation Counseling, hear about Dr. Mertes’ career, and learn about why he recently wrote and self-published a book on opportunities in private rehabilitation counseling.Episode Eight Transcript
Episode Six - A Conversation with Ryan Bruce, CRC, SPHR, CLMS
The value of the CRC credential is a common topic of conversation on Inside Rehabilitation Counseling, and Ryan Bruce, Director of Client Solutions at New York Life Insurance knows it well. At New York Life Insurance, Ryan tells the story of how the 45 CRCs on staff strive every day to help people navigate short or long-term disability.Episode Six Transcript
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