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Employability

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Teresa M. Hearn is a certified rehabilitation counselor and is certified in forensic vocational rehabilitation. She has been providing services for persons with and without injury, disability or illness since 2006.

Mrs. Hearn is credentialed by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and is an Associate of the American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE).

In her career, Mrs. Hearn has provided rehabilitation services to and evaluated the vocational and employability potential of many individuals. As an expert, Mrs. Hearn serves as a Vocational Expert for the Department of Labor Office of Workers Compensation by facilitating a process with a focus on reemployment of injured workers through efficient and cost-effective service delivery.

Mrs. Hearn’s experience working with individuals with traumatic injuries and co-occurring mental health diagnoses provides her with the experience, training, and knowledge base to administer vocational evaluation testing, perform research for Life Care Plans, offer job placement assistance, and provide case management. Mrs. Hearn’s experience working with individuals with traumatic injuries provides her with the experience, training, and knowledge base to administer vocational evaluation testing, perform research for Life Care Plans. She will be a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) by November 2022.

Education & Licenses

Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling, SUNY, University of Buffalo
Bachelor of Science, Therapeutic Recreation, University of Florida

Licenses/Credentials

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification International Psychometric Evaluation Certification (IPEC), America Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE)