Karen S. Black

Karen S. Black, MEd, CRC, CCM, CDMS, is the owner of Vocational Consulting Services, Inc. of Bozeman, Montana. Developing her career in vocational consulting since 1989, Karen holds a bachelor’s degree from Montana State University, as well as a master’s Karen-Exploring IIdegree from MSU in adult education. Karen is a:

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Certified Case Manager
  • Certified Disability Management Specialist
  • Qualified Social Security non-Attorney Representative

Karen has been owner and president of Vocational Consulting Services, Inc. since January 1998. Her professional experience includes:

  • providing vocational rehabilitation for Workers’ Compensation insurance providers
  • serving as an expert witness for personal injury, divorce, Social Security, wrongful discharge, Americans with Disabilities Act, Workers’ Compensation cases, harassment and more
  • assisting individuals with career and vocational counseling and guidance
  • leading seminars and workshops on specific vocational issues including repetitive motion injuries, occupational stress-related claims and Workers’ Compensation/ Disability management strategies
  • successful representation of Social Security Disability cases before administrative law judges



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Email Karen: kblack@vcsmontana.com



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