Bernadette Silva is a Bilingual Spanish Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, who has provided services for the severely disabled, including those with physical, cognitive, and mental impairments since 1998.
Ms. Silva has a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from New York University and is credentialed by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. In her career, she has provided rehabilitation services to and evaluated the vocational and employability of many individuals.
Throughout her career, Ms. Silva has administered in Spanish and English vocational evaluation testing, job placement and provided case management for individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries, Psychiatric conditions, Spectrum Disorders, as well as physical disabilities such as Spinal Cord Injuries, Hemiplegia, and Multiple Sclerosis.
Prior to her employment at Occupational Assessment Services, she has worked as a Rehabilitation Counselor at Kessler Institute and New York Hospital – Payne Whitney.