Empowerment for the Disabled (NL0906C)

Author(s): Newsletter

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CLCP, CNLCP, COPS-KT, CRRN, CVRP, Delaware BON, Florida BON, MSCC, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 8

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage.

Course Overview

This course is ETHICS PRE-APPROVED for CCM, CRC, CDMS, CLCP, CVRP, MSCC, & RRP. The CCMC Code of Professional Conduct will be referenced in this presentation.  

  • Article #1: Alternative views of empowerment: social services and civil rights - Editorial
  • Article #2: How Empowerment Changed My Life
  • Article #3: Enhancing Personal Empowerment of People with Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Article #4: Self-Determined Career Development
  • Article #5: Self-Determination and the Empowerment of People with Disabilities
  • Article #6: Empowering People with Disabilities Through Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Article #7: Slaying Dragons: Building Self-Confidence and Raising Expectations Through Orientation Center Training
  • Appendix
    • Code of Ethics for Rehab Counselors and Disability Management Specialists
    • New Code of Professional Ethics for Rehabilitation Counselors
      Effective January 1, 2017
    • CDMS Code of Professional Conduct

Course Objectives

  1. Define Empowerment and discuss several Empowerment Models

  2. Describe guidelines and other system enhancements that facilitate personal empowerment

  3. Describe the Self-Determined Career Development Model

  4. Identify employment and career challenges encountered by people with disabilities

  5. Discuss the concept of empowerment as it is applicable to the CRC/CDMS Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics

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