Vocational Counseling

The Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) helps individuals accomplish vocational and personal goals through a comprehensive program that includes vocational evaluation, vocational skills training, work adjustment training and job placement services. Individuals with emotional, mental or physical disabilities can be referred to this program by the NC Department of Vocational Rehabilitation or a private rehabilitation agency.

Vocational evaluation is a process that determines a person's work capabilities, interests and transferrable skills. Vocational evaluations may be requested from one to 30 days in length, depending on the needs of the consumer and referral source. Vocational skills training classes prepare participants for competitive employment.

Students can learn any combination of skills in:

  • Customer service
  • Food service
  • Cash register operation
  • Computer skills
  • Forklift driving

Work adjustment training offers participants the opportunity to gain real work experience in a light industrial environment. Participants learn all aspects of employment, including:

  • Clocking in and out
  • Taking direction from a manager
  • Communicating with coworkers
  • Work efficiency
  • Time management