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Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

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Homecoming Oct. 14 - 21

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

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U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn More

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Campus Recreation

Gym memberships and wellness class passes are available for faculty, staff and their spouses. Get Healthy

Employment Outlook

Employment of rehabilitation counselors is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for rehabilitation counselors is expected to grow with the increase in the elderly population and with the continued rehabilitation needs of other groups, such as veterans and people with disabilities, according to  .

A study by the American Counseling Association (2014) found that Rehabilitation Counselors generally earn higher pay and receive better benefits among counseling specialties – ACA Compensation Study.

Practice Settings for Graduates of the Program

Public Rehabilitation Counseling Agencies:

  • The Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • The Idaho Industrial Commission
  • The Idaho Commission of Blind and Visually Impaired
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Disability service programs within higher education

Private Sector Programs:

  • Community rehabilitation programs
  • Worker’s compensation and insurance companies
  • Traumatic brain injury programs
  • Rehabilitation hospitals
  • Substance abuse programs
  • Community mental health agencies
  • Community-based correction programs

You can also begin a private practice of your own.

Contact

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Boise Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 111-364-4047

Fax: 111-364-4078

Email: [email protected]

Web: Boise Center

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho CDA Center
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 111-292-2519

Fax: 111-667-5275

Email: [email protected]

Web: CDA Center