The program and all RHAB courses are taught from a rehabilitation counseling perspective. While course work from other departments such as Psychology, Social Work and Counselor Education may be included in the course of study, emphasis is placed upon a rehabilitation philosophical approach.
It also is important that applicants understand that no guarantee can be provided by VCU that a particular licensing or certification body will accept the courses listed in fulfillment of certificate requirements. Credentialing bodies are numerous, their requirements are in flux and they are not always consistently applied to individual applicants. In advising students, the faculty advisers make good faith efforts to interpret educational requirements with students. However, the student is ultimately responsible for verifying the appropriateness of any course with the specific credentialing body involved.