The Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame was established by the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) to honor those individuals who are making a significant difference in the lives of youth and adults with disabilities through mentoring and to raise awareness about the importance of mentoring for individuals with disabilities.
We are proud to induct Robin Jenks Vanderlip into the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame.
Robin Jenks Vanderlip, MA, CRC first got involved with aiding people with disabilities when she was in high school where she would volunteer in the special education classroom during her study hall. Robin is a 2017 honor graduate of The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development Masters of Arts (MA) Program in Rehabilitation Counseling where she was a US Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration Scholar. Robin previously earned a Masters Certificate from The George Washington University in Brain Injury Education and Family Transition Services. She has earned her National Professional Certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). She completed this all as part of her ongoing recovery from her own severe Traumatic Brian Injury. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International- Chi Sigma Lota.
Robin’s practice focuses on working with people and families who need guidance, instruction, and support in the areas of physical, emotional, and social case management including housing. In her practice, she works with a wide variety of populations including veterans/wounded warriors, individuals and families with developmental disabilities, people over 50, survivors of brain injuries and post-traumatic stress, and victims of sex trafficking.
Robin is very sharp, smart, charming open minded professional with excellent interpersonal skills and sense of humor. She has over thirty years of successful experience working with people, with a proven
record of accomplishment and she is uniformly recognized as a change maker. In addition, she has earned a Certificate in Business Information Technology Leadership and has over 25 years of professional marketing, communications, and sales experience in the private and nonprofit sectors before becoming a rehabilitation counselor. Robin is a 1989 graduate of Salisbury University where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Robin currently resides in Northern Virginia with her husband, two children, her rescue dog, and cat.