Erin S. Bailey
Sr. Vocational Consultant
Ms. Bailey has nearly 15 years of experience as a Sr. vocational rehabilitation consultant and vocational expert witness at CRC Services. In addition to being a nationally certified rehabilitation counselor, Ms. Bailey is a Diplomat of the American Board of Vocational Experts and a licensed rehabilitation counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ms. Bailey is also a certified International Psychometric Evaluator.
Ms. Bailey is requested by both plaintiff and defense bar to conduct vocational assessments and testify before the fact finder on matters of employability, wage earning capacity, vocational rehabilitation mitigation and job search diligence in workers' compensation, personal injury, employment law, medical malpractice and divorce matters. Ms. Bailey has been qualified as a vocational expert in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York.
Additionally, Ms. Bailey conducts vocational assessments of veterans seeking Total Disability under Individual Unemployability (TDIU) Benefits offered from the Department of Veterans Affairs. She provides career counseling services to the general public and conducts independent living assessments to disabled veterans.
Ms. Bailey is committed to assisting our youth with making informed choices as they prepare from postsecondary education to adulthood. She conducts transition assessments of students on Individual Education Plans (IEPs) to identify student strengths, interests and needs as they relate to the world of work and independent living. She makes suitable recommendations to ensure students attain their vocational and independent living goals.
Ms. Bailey is actively involved with the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and is currently the Director of Membership and Marketing. She also serves as a Peer-Reviewer of applicants pursuing board certification with The American Board of Vocational Experts.
When not performing vocational consulting or expert work, Ms. Bailey enjoys presenting to the legal community and her colleagues on topics including: working with a vocational consultant in legal cases, vocational rehabilitation and transition services, among others.
Ms. Bailey served as an adjunct faculty member in the Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department at Springfield College and instructed Masters’ level students in Psychosocial Evaluation and Assessment and Employment and Career Development for Special Populations.
Ms. Bailey graduated from Springfield College with a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with a concentration in psychiatric and substance abuse (2008).