Receiving Credit for VR4HearingLoss

People who are hard of hearing or late deafened are a large, underserved population in the United States who could benefit from VR services. Their service needs are broad and most often go beyond the provision of hearing aids. will help orient VR professionals to the range of needs and possible services for persons who are hard of hearing or late deafened. These services lead to enhanced workplace success and improved quality of life for consumers.

As a Vocational Rehabilitation Professional, you have many choices about how to gain and maintain your expertise. With the goal of streamlining your efforts for professional development, the training resource is aligned closely with requirements of the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification®. Pre-approval for 12 hours of CRCC credit has been granted.

If you wish to complete the training, it is recommended that you discuss this resource with your manager/supervisor. Their support is essential to helping you successfully complete and implement this training resource into your professional practice. The Objectives below highlight key learning outcomes from the training. For each learning module, an online assessment is offered. Learners must score 80% to receive notification that they have successfully completed each learning module. The modules are called Who, What, How & Where. There is also a set of training material designed specifically for state coordinators and other administrators. This section is called For State Coordinators under the Getting Started tab and is also directly linked at the top right corner of the homepage. Together the modules are approved for 12 hours of CRC credit.

1. To file for credit, you must: 

Or via Fax to 501-686-7053
Or mail to:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
OED VR4 Hearing Loss CRC/CCRC Certification
4301 West Markham – 595
Little Rock, AR 72205

2. Upon receipt of your form, we will verify and return the verified form to you at your address.

3. You must submit your verified CRC Completion Form to the CRCC National Office at the address on the form.

The Contributors to have decades of experience in facilitating and providing high quality services to adults with hearing loss. We hope you find this training resource to be helpful in your work of serving this population. As you use this resource, please take a moment to Tell Us What You Think.