National Training Center for Transformational Rehabilitation Leadership

A leadership training program resulting in a nationally recognized professional credential for leaders
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1st cohort November 8, 2021
2nd cohort May 9, 2022
Each cohort is up to 12 participants on a first come, first served basis. 

1-6 Participants: $9,900 per participant 
7-9 Participants: $9,400 per participant 
10 or more Participants: $8,900 per participant

Online through our Learning Management System, Canvas

DISCLOSURE PRIOR TO CRL TRAINING: Prior to registration in the CRL training program, participants must complete the CRCC disclosure process to ensure that they will be certifiable upon completion of the training. CRCC Disclosure Process 

The primary goal of the National Certified Rehabilitation Leader Training Program and Certified Rehabilitation Leader (CRL) credential is to transform the field of vocational rehabilitation into a dynamic, innovative, and consumer responsive service delivery system that will inform the next 100 years of the profession. 

The National Training Center for Transformational Rehabilitation Leadership (NTCTRL) is a joint partnership of the University of Massachusetts-Boston Institute  for Community Inclusion (ICI), the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC), and the University of Wisconsin-Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute (SVRI)

A panel discussion about the National Certified Rehabilitation Leader Training Program

This program contains six domains of transformational VR leadership and provides opportunity to apply concepts and tools to implement transformational change within a VR agency. 

  • Purpose-Driven Leadership
  • Conscious Leadership
  • Cultural Leadership
  • Creative Leadership
  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Collaborative leadership

This training program is divided into three sessions or semesters, each session focuses on two domains. Each domain includes applied learning activities that provide the opportunity to affect real world concepts and tools within a participant’s workplace. This also allows participants to discuss their results with fellow peers for additional feedback and support. The entire program is intended to be completed within a 12-month period.

Participants will also work toward the completion of a final capstone project to demonstrate proficiency of the content and immediately impact the agency by applying the content to effect change. Upon successful completion of the curriculum and evaluation of the capstone project, participants will be awarded the Certified Rehabilitation Leader (CRL) credential managed by the CRCC. 

Listing of each semester activities



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