Accreditation

The clinical rehabilitation counseling master’s program at University of Wisconsin–Madison is currently accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) as a rehabilitation counseling program. The program curriculum is aligned with all CACREP accreditation standards.

Graduates of the program also meet the educational requirements to apply to the state of Wisconsin for the Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) training license.

Program Outcomes

During the 2019-2020 academic year:

  • ​26 students were enrolled in the clinical rehabilitation counseling program.
  • 10 students graduated from the program.
  • 15 students received funding in their master’s program through the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) grant.
  • 100% of students passed their clinical coursework.
  • 75% of students passed the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam.

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2017-2018 academic year

  • ​35 students were enrolled in the rehabilitation counseling program.
  • 16 students graduated from the program.
  • 12 of these graduates received funding in their master’s program through the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) grant.
  • 100% of students passed their clinical coursework.
  • 100% of students passed the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam.

2016-2017 academic year

  • 32 students were enrolled in the rehabilitation counseling program.
  • 11 students graduated from the program.
  • 7 of these graduates received funding in their master’s program through the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) grant.
  • 100% of students passed their clinical coursework.
  • 100% of students passed the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam.
  • 100% of graduates are employed as rehabilitation counselors or in related positions, or are pursuing advanced degrees (vocational rehabilitation settings: three students; non-profit or community-based rehabilitation settings: four students; continuing education in doctoral program: one student; university/college settings: one student; corrections settings: one student).

Demographic Data

Here is the demographic data for the UW-Madison Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education Rehabilitation Counseling program.

2017-2019

2018-2020

2019-2021

Total Enrolled

17

14

14

Women

Men

12 (70.6%)

5 (29.4%)

12 (85.7%)

2 (14.3%)

13 (92.9%)

1 (7.1%)

Domestic

International

16 (94.1%)

1 (5.9%)

10 (71.4%)

4 (28.6%)

10 (71.4%)

4 (28.6%)

Has Disability

Does Not Have Disability

5 (29.4%)

12 (70.6%)

2 (14.3%)

12 (85.7%)

3 (21.4%)

11 (78.6%)

European-American/White

African-American/Black

Asian/Asian-American

Latino/a

12 (70.6%)

1 (5.9%)

3 (17.6%)

1 (5.9%)

7 (50.0%)

2 (14.3%)

5 (35.7%)

0 (0.0%)

7 (50.0%)

2 (14.3%)

5 (35.7%)

0 (0.0%)