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Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor was asked...April 7, 2016

What are the 3 major disability groups?

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The Three Major Disability Groups are: 1. Physical 2. Psychological/Neurodevelopmental disorders 3. Sensory Less

1. physical (e.g. amputation, MS, CP) 2. sensory (e.g. hearing, vision) 3. cognitive (e.g. autism, dyslexia) 4.intellectual (e.g. low IQ, lack daily living skills) 5.mental (e.g. mood, depression, addictive behavior) 6 chronic diseases (e.g. COPD, Asthma, pulmonary hypertension) Less

There are actually 4 major disability groups: 1.Hearing, 2.Learning/Cognitive, 3.Motor, 4.Vision Less

California Department of Rehabilitation

There is an irate client at the reception area and you are called to handle the situation. What do you do?

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If for some reason the irate client is unable to listen an adhere to logical reasoning the step is to call the police. Less

Use good customer service skills. The customer is always right , apologize for any miss-understanding and listen to the client's story and address the issue appropriately. Less

Lifespire Inc

How would you feel if the clients do not get 100 percent better?

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I would expect it but be hopeful for some room for improvement.

The expectation of vocational rehabilitation is not for the clients to get 100% better, our job is to be there to pick up the percentage of the person and help them to find a place in society to bounce back into their rhythm. I believe all people will be 100 percent better at their own time. Clients may leave my care at a given time, but that does not mean the person is done healing. I think as long as people know that, hope will always be in their equation. Less

Reliant Rehabilitation

They asked about my years experience as a COTA and ability to learn new skills.

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I didn’t mean to vote on this. I was trying to read the rest of the answer given. Less

I’ve been a COTA for 10+ years, I’m flexible and will to learn. I’m very good with computers and I like working with the team and being organized. Now I’ve been a DOR for 2 years. Less

What is your background training?

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This will vary with your own experience but from what I hear as long as you have some experience you are fine. Less

Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du centre-ouest de l'île de Montréal

They asked me very specific questions about SIM teams, one being what the weekly frequency of visits to clients is.

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2 or more.

Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du centre-ouest de l'île de Montréal

What is my personal experience with mental health?

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I spoke of an friend of mine with untreated schizophrenia, how I accompanied her on visits to a psychiatrists and psychiatric emergency. Less

Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

How do you handle a difficult situation involving a coworker?

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Diffuse the situation if needed. Both staff need to step away from each other. If situation cannot be handled by the ones involved, next step would be the immediate manager present in the facility. Less

Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

Are you comfortable working with individuals who may use vulgar language?

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I told them that I had worked in an environment similar to this so I have some experience working with difficult clients Less

Rainbow Rehabilitation Centers

Can you attend training at our Livonia location during (insert week) from 8am-5pm Monday to Friday?

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I told them no and reminded them of my school schedule which I showed them.

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