Brenda Martinez Richardson, MS, CRC, CVE, ICVE, IPEC, PVE Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

Specialty Focus:

Vocational Evaluation, Labor Market Surveys, Transferable Skills Analysis, Earning Capacity, Job Analysis, Vocational Opinion, Vocational Expert, Vocational Consultant, Employability

Education:

M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling, Fort Valley State University; B.S. in Health Services Administration, University of Central Florida

Years in Practice:

9

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Vocational Rehabilitation - Interpret vocational rehabilitation reports, functional capacity evaluations, independent medical evaluations, transferable skills analysis, vocational testing, and labor market surveys. Counseling and job placement of people with disabilities including resume preparation, interview training, job searches, and follow-up. Utilize up-to-date knowledge of, and experience with, industrial and occupational trends, local labor market conditions, and existence and incidence of jobs within occupations. Identify characteristics of work settings, skill level, and physical and mental demands of jobs. Expert testimony on the capacity to work, transferable skills, physical and mental demands of jobs, earning capacity, and the existence of jobs in the labor market. • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification • Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE), The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification • International Certified Vocational Evaluator (ICVE), College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals • International Psychometric Evaluator Certification (IPEC), American Board of Vocational Experts • Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE), Registry of Professional Vocational Evaluators • Vocational Expert, Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings Operations