University Approves Rehabilitation Counseling Institute

Rehabilitation instructor earns university award

Written by Business Journal staff
Tuesday, 19 January 2010 13:16

ArokiasamyThe 2010 President's Award of Excellence at California State University, Fresno was given today to Dr. Charles Arokiasamy.

Arokiasamy, chair of the department of counseling, special education and rehabilitation, accepted the award and an accompanying $10,000 donation at the Spring Assemby for faculty and staff in honor of his work in rehabilitation counseling at the university.

Since joining CSU, Fresno in 1996 as coordinator of the Rehabilitation Program in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development, Arokiasamy has developed and taught 15 different classes and independent study courses and conducted more than 100 training workshops on various aspects of rehabilitation and counseling both in the U.S. and overseas.

Besides being an expert in post-acute rehabilitation of people with traumatic brain injuries, Arokiasamy is also the director of the university's Rehabilitation Evaluation Clinic run by the program and heads up its Job Retention and Workability IV projects.