Welcome to the VCU Department of Rehabilitation Counseling. One of the first programs in the U.S. when established in 1955, VCU now ranks 4th among masters level rehabilitation and mental health counseling training programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. As one of the largest CACREP-accredited rehabilitation and mental health counseling graduate programs in the country, we currently serve around 100 on-campus and distance-learning students, with faculty based in our own department.
Median Annual Wage
Students Sonia Meyer and Sophia Hartman have been accepted into the Virginia Counselors Association (VCA) Summer 2022 Leadership Academy.
Congratulations to Sonia Meyer and Sophia Hartman!
Rehabilitation Counseling Names Associate Chair for Academic Affairs
The VCU College of Health Professions Department of Rehabilitation Counseling recently appointed Courtney Holmes, Ph.D., as the new associate chair for academic affairs.
Health Professions Scholarship Honors Disability Advocate
James Rothrock, former commissioner of the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, spent his career advocating for people with disabilities.
Khoredia Thiam receives 2022 Graduate Student Scholarship for underrepresented students
The Rehabilitation Counseling Department is pleased to announce that Khoredia Thiam received the 2022 Graduate Student Scholarship for underrepresented students pursuing a master's degree or students participating in specialized masters initiatives.