Leaving a rehabilitation center can be a momentous occasion for an individual. Regardless of the reason for enrollment, an individual leaves a treatment program with newly acquired coping and management skills for mental health and/or substance abuse recovery. One aspect included in many treatment plans is vocational guidance. Someone leaving rehab may be without a job or career objectives. Vocational guidance helps with that; it provides an individual with a sense of direction, and it helps to assess one’s strengths and weaknesses.
As a part of our treatment programs, FRN offers vocational counseling to our clients. Our counselors are licensed professionals who are compassionate and understanding of your struggles before, during and after treatment. You can call us at any time to learn more about our treatment options, as well as our individualized evaluations.
According to the International Labour Organization, vocational assessments determine a person’s interests, aptitudes, vocational skills, needs, and career potential. These tests help counselors, psychologists, educators and employers to more appropriately treat and vocationally place an individual. Some tests are more specific than others and tailored to particular needs like mechanical or technical ability. But, on the whole, vocational assessments evaluate the following:
The professionals at FRN are experienced in vocational testing and in helping to integrate our clients back into the working world. Leaving treatment, re-acclimating to daily life, and finding a new job can be daunting. Let us help you determine which treatment program and continuing recovery plan best suits your needs. Call today.