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Ms. Bailey has over 10 years of experience as a 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 and divorce matters.
Ms. Bailey also serves as a Vocational Expert for the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearing Operations and provides impartial testimony before Administrative Law Judges on vocational issues in disability hearings.
Ms. Bailey provides professional vocational rehabilitation services to workers’ compensation injured workers and develops suitable vocational rehabilitation plans assisting them with job placement services. She also provides vocational assessments for veterans seeking Total Disability under Individual Unemployability (TDIU) Benefits offered from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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 serves on the Vocational Rehabilitation and Transition Services Board. She has also volunteered her time on committees to include membership and marketing, in addition to the annual conference committee.
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).
Your vocational evaluation in this case proved very helpful. There is no doubt that your exam had a direct effect on the settlement value of this case and helped us reach an agreement to resolve the case. I look forward to working with you again on similar cases.
— Jason Indomenico, Senior Staff Attorney, Law Offices of David J. Mathis