About Us


AVRASA is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to educate, advocate and

support rehabilitation counselors and social service professionals to provide

comprehensive and integrated services to individuals with disabilities.

A Message from the President:

Michelle Buoninfante-Blainey

The President of the AVRASA welcomes you to our new AVRASA website.

For more than 25 years AVRASA has been a driving force in supporting Rehabilitation Counselors and other related professionals in their efforts to assist individuals treated for chemical addiction and other disabilities to increase their capacity for self-sufficiency and gain competitive employment.

You will note from our website that our organization is comprised of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of rehabilitation and that we provide opportunities for professional development and peer support through training, education and advocacy.

If you are an AVRASA member, welcome back. If you are not a member, we invite you to learn more about AVRASA by exploring our site, attending our meetings, and/or contacting us at avrasacorrespondence@yahoo.com.