Asheley Drexel Wells, M.S., CRC – Biography

Asheley D. Wells, MS, CRC has been in the Field of Rehabilitation for 9 years. She holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science and a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has served as a rehabilitation counselor with George Moore and Associates in Richmond, Virginia where she counseled returning veterans of the Iraqi conflict; and, for the past seven years, she has served as an Associate with the rehabilitation counseling firm of Wells & Associates. With Wells & Associates she has been involved in direct job placement of injured civilian employees for the Army and Air Force throughout the Eastern part of the United States. For the past five years she has been serving as a Vocational Expert for the Office of Adjudication and Review (ODAR) in Roanoke, Virginia.

Asheley Drexel Wells, M.S., CRC – Curriculum Vitae

Email: spaghettiville@hotmail.com

Work History

Vocational Expert                                                          April  2010 – Present

                        Office of Disability Adjudication & Review (ODAR)

                        Charlottesville, Virginia

 

                        Office of Disability Adjudication & Review (ODAR)

                        Roanoke, Virginia

 

                        Office of Disability Adjudication & Review (ODAR)

                        Norfolk, Virginia

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing expert testimony for disability adjudication hearings
  • Case review & analysis

Vocational Counselor                                                      May 2008 – Present    

                        George Moore & Associates

                        Richmond, Va

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing vocational services to veterans with disabilities
  • Administering vocational testing to veterans transitioning from the service
  • Working closely with veterans to improve job-seeking skills
  • Training veterans  in resume building, interviewing techniques, networking, time management, lead generation and presentation
  • Composing reports of progress for each case
  • Performing vocational assessment and analysis.

Rehabilitation Counselor                                              September 2002 –Present

                        Wells & Associates

                        Staunton and Roanoke, Virginia 

Responsibilities include:

  • Case review and analysis
  • Labor market research
  • Client interviews
  • Composing vocational reports
  • Job placement research

Hearing Office Reporter                                                   June 2001-2002

                        Office of Disability Adjudication  & Review (ODAR)

                        Charlottesville, Virginia

Responsibilities include:

  • Transcribing factual accounts of legal proceedings and testimony
  • Compiling pertinent information into claimant case files
  • Recording depositions with electronic media
  • Escorting claimant and attorney into the hearings

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University                                      2007 – 2010

  • Allied Health Professions
  • Master of Science
  • Rehabilitation Counseling

Virginia Commonwealth University                                    2002 – 2007

Richmond, Virginia

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Political Science

Certifications   

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRC)                                                                         

Organizations

Chair of the membership committee of the Virginia Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)

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