Rehabilitation counselor education accreditation: History, structure, and evolution

Linda R. Shaw, Marvin D. Kuehn

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This review examines some of the critical factors that influenced the evolution of rehabilitation counselor education accreditation. The article discusses the history and structure of the accreditation process and the activities that have occurred to maintain the relevancy and viability of the process. Major issues that the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) has addressed in recent years are highlighted and examples are provided to illustrate the scope and importance of the accreditation process. Commentary is included to help the reader understand the issues that CORE will be addressing and the directions that may become priorities in the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-76
Number of pages8
JournalRehabilitation Counseling Bulletin
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2009


  • Accreditation
  • Counselor education
  • Rehabilitation education

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Applied Psychology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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