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University of Calgary Calendar 2010-2011 Faculty of Medicine 3. Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies 3.3 Opportunities
3.3 Opportunities

Students may be eligible for the following accreditation and/or certification:

  • Registered Rehabilitation Professionals (RRP) through the Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada (VRAC).
  • Certified Vocational Evaluator through Canadian Assessment of Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment (CAVEWA)
Careers in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Graduates are generally employed in agencies and companies which promote community-based, customized supports and services. Graduates often begin in direct service, but their skills in transition planning, service design and supervision, may enable them to move into positions of service coordination or management and to develop their own small businesses.

Fields of practice include:

  • Inclusive community supports and services
  • Services for children with disabilities
  • Inclusive education
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Counselling
  • Community health supports
  • Human services business ventures
  • Medical rehabilitation and clinical practice