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Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education is a quarterly journal designed to bridge the gap between researchers, educators, and service providers. Copies of this journal are made available to all members. Please feel free to look at our online library for current or past issues going back to 2006.  Not a member? Learn about membership here.

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On behalf of Commission On Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC), we are pleased to announce the distribution of CRC Certification: It Makes a Difference. This new video features eight CRCs who discuss the value and benefits of certification and the impact it has made in their careers. This video follows the release of The Art of Rehabilitation Counseling, which has had over 10,000 views on the CRCC YouTube channel.

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University of Sydney – Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Counselling

Position Title: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Counselling Organization: University of Sydney Location: Sydney, Australia Application Due Date: Closing Date: 11:30pm Tuesday 28 May 2019 Position Description: Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer in Rehabilitation Counselling Take a leadership role in enriching the students learning and teaching in a leading rehabilitation counselling course program • Located at Cumberland and Camperdown Campus • Full time fixed term for five years with possibility of further extension, base salary level C/D $124K – $165K p.a plus superannuation About The Opportunity We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer to take a leadership role in enriching the students’ learning and teaching experience in a leading rehabilitation counselling course program and to undertake research in the field of community participation or disability and social inclusion. About You The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Associate Professor/ Senior Lecturer/ in Rehabilitation Counselling who has: a PhD in rehabilitation counselling or related field • knowledge of the core competencies of rehabilitation counselling, and experience teaching in an accredited graduate rehabilitation counselling education program • a vision for the future of rehabilitation counselling in a changing health climate as well as an understanding of changes in health and its impact around this discipline • some academic program leadership experience • evidence of a clear line of research related to rehabilitation counselling such as disability and community participation or social inclusion • an established or emerging international reputation (Associate Professor)/national reputation...

University of North Dakota – Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Track Institution: University of North Dakota Location: Grand Forks, North Dakoka Posted Date: Monday, April 22, 2019 Application Due Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019, and position is open until filled. Position Description The successful candidate will be responsible for: Coordinating the undergraduate Rehabilitation and Human Services program, including overseeing curriculum development, managing an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s degree program, and maintaining accreditation standards; • Providing rehabilitation and addictions education to train students in the management of disability issues in urban and rural communities, including tribal communities; • Maintaining an active research line related to rehabilitation and human services, addictions, and/or integration of citizens with disabilities, with an emphasis on health disparities in rural communities; • Teaching on-line and in-person undergraduate and graduate level courses (minimum 2/2 course load); • Advising bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral students; and • Serving on department and college committees as required. Minimum Requirements: • Doctorate (or ABD) from Rehabilitation Education Program, APA-accredited Counseling Psychology, CACREP-accredited Counselor Education, or related field. • CRC or CRC-eligible and licensed/license eligible in North Dakota (Psychology or Counseling). • Successful experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in rehabilitation and/or disability studies. • Expertise and experience in Rehabilitation Counseling. • Expertise or experience with child/adolescent/adult disabilities and/or addiction populations.Preferred Skills/Desirable Qualifications: • Expertise in diversity, social justice, and service provision to persons with disabilities and other underrepresented and/or rural populations (UND Strategic Plan’s Goal 5 & Goal 4, Grand Challenge #3). • Experience in administration or program coordination, including clinical placements activities. • Successful experience teaching in an on-line (synchronous) environment. • A research...

University of North Texas – Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Organization: University of North Texas Location: Denton, TX Posted Date: Friday, January 18, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service at the University of North Texas seeks an outstanding and energetic full-time Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling for a nine-month tenure track position. Teaching responsibilities include both undergraduate courses in Rehabilitation Studies and graduate level courses in the Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to maintain continued scholarship and funded research activity, engage in high-quality, innovative, online teaching as well as traditional face-to-face instruction; serve as appropriate on department, college, and university committees; and actively participate in professional organizations. The Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services is an interdisciplinary department which houses a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), minors in Addiction Studies and Rehabilitation Studies and several certificates. In addition to participating in interdisciplinary research initiatives; having a record of seeking and/or securing external funding to support research activities and facilitating community-focused programming; we are looking for an innovative, student-centered instructor, who is invested in supporting and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. The College of Health and Public Service has a mission to strengthen communities through education, scholarship and engagement. With seven academic departments and several centers, institutes and professional programs, HPS is transforming the quality of life and becoming the “go-to” resource for community issues in Texas. Minimum Qualifications: • Doctorate (or ABD) in...

University of Maine at Farmington – Assistant Professor

Position Title: Assistant Professor Organization: University of Maine at Farmington Location: Farmington, Maine Posted Date: January 23, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation and Rehabilitation Services, formerly known as the Division of Rehabilitation Services and Special Education. Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town. The Division invites applicants for a colleague who shares our commitment to inclusive Rehabilitation Services Education. This is a tenure-track position with primary teaching responsibilities that include introductory and upper level courses in Rehabilitation Services education. Supervision of students in field placements is also required. Teaching load, including supervision, is 12 credits per semester or the equivalent. Interest in research and scholarly contributions involving students is highly desired. Other responsibilities include advisement of students and campus and community service. In addition to working closely with colleagues on campus, professional relationships are expected to be established with local, state, national, and international social service agencies to ensure meaningful field-based experiences for the students in the program. Required: This position will require a Ph.D, Rh.D., or Ed.D. in Rehabilitation...

University at Buffalo – Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: University at Buffalo Location: Buffalo, New York Posted Date: January 8, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology (CSEP) in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York (SUNY) invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling to begin August 2019. The University at Buffalo is New York State’s largest and most comprehensive public university. A premier center for graduate and professional education, UB is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, placing it among the leading research-intensive public universities in the United States with faculty acknowledge in the U. S. and abroad as leaders in their respective fields We seek candidates to teach four courses per semester in the Rehabilitation Counseling Masters programs, in both the on-campus and online versions. The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of the program and will be responsible for advising students, reviewing portfolios and Applications To Candidacy, attend program and department faculty meetings, participate in the admissions process, and participate in maintaining program accreditation. The position may include Program Director responsibilities for qualified applicants. Minimum Requirements: • An earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related field • Hold or be eligible to hold the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (C.R.C.) credential • Experience in the rehabilitation counseling field and a track record of university teaching and student supervision • Strong potential for seeking and attracting external funding Preferred qualifications: • Interests and experience in program administration • Earned a...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Location: Champaign, Illinois Posted Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018 Application Due Date: Friday, February 4, 2019, Open Until Filled Position Description: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN College of Applied Health Sciences Department of Kinesiology and Community Health Assistant/Associate/Full Professor Tenure-Track Faculty Position, Rehabilitation Counseling The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (http://illinois.edu/) and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (http://kch.illinois.edu/) are searching for an outstanding candidate for a nine-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.edu. Preferred Qualifications: • Evidence of research and scholarship in rehabilitation psychology, rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation counselor education, especially about transition in the population of veterans and their caregivers or youth and their caregivers • Evidence in securing federal/state/foundation grants as a principal investigator to support graduate assistantships • Evidence of excellence in teaching, mentoring, advising, and supervision of internship/practicum for undergraduate and graduate students • Experience with an accreditation application process, specifically the accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) • Experience with the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Long-term Training Program applications • Direct service or clinical experience in rehabilitation and/or counseling settings • Experience in teaching and counseling populations with cultural diversity and disabilities • Evidence of leadership at global, national, and university/department levels Requirements: Earned doctoral degree in Rehabilitation...

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – Assistant Teaching Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: – Assistant Teaching Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Organization: College of Applied Health Sciences University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Location: Champaign, Illinois Posted Date: Friday, November 2, 2018 Application Due Date: Friday, February 4, 2019, Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking applications for a 9-month, non-tenure track Assistant Teaching Professor position in Rehabilitation Counseling. The initial 9-month appointment is renewable as a three-year appointment, contingent upon satisfactory performance. All candidates should demonstrate a promising record of teaching, clinical supervision skills, and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with clinical sites and community organizations. The start date for this position will be August, 16th, 2019. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include: undergraduate and graduate teaching in courses on models and theories of disability, counseling techniques, evaluation/assessment, and other topics related to rehabilitation counseling; undergraduate and graduate advisement; supervision of practicum and internship; and provision of service and outreach. Required Qualifications: • Doctoral degree in rehabilitation counseling or related field, awarded by August, 2019 • Eligibility for licensure in Illinois as a Licensed Professional Counselor • Eligibility for certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a National Certified Counselor • Commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate coursework • Ability to contribute to the continuous development and assessment of the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling program Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching and/or clinical experience, ability to integrate technology in teaching (including potential online course development), involvement in counseling-related professional organizations, and commitment to the development of a record of research...

Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Job Announcement: Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Organization: Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Location: Chicago, Illinois Posted Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018 Application Due Date: Friday, February 1, 2019, Open Until Filled Position Description: This is an Integrated Fellowship in Health Services and Outcomes Research Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research. The Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR) will contribute to the design, development, execution, and implementation of scientific research related to the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities. In addition, the fellow will be responsible for performing a full range of research-related activities, facilitating training programs, developing publications and grant writing. The fellow will fulfill training requirements of the Integrated Program in Health Services Research, Center for Education in Health Sciences, in the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. This two-year, full-time fellowship provides an opportunity for individuals who have completed an M.D. or Ph.D. to gain expertise and experience in health services research, with the goal of preparing fellows for a career in health services research. Positions begin between July and September 2019. The Integrated Fellowship program of research is centered on the following topical areas: • Employment of Persons with Physical Disabilities • Disability, Chronic Illness, and Rehabilitation • Disability Policy • Healthcare Quality • Healthcare Communication • Health Services Research and Health Policy • Healthcare Equity • Patient Safety • Healthcare Economics The fellowship requires a focus on...

UNC – Chapel Hill: Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure or Non-Tenure Track Organization: UNC – Chapel Hill Location: Chapel Hill, NC Posted Date: Monday, December 3, 2018 Application Due Date: Open until filled Position Description: The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS), at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. This position can be either tenure- or non-tenure track. The Department of Allied Health Sciences is part of the UNC School of Medicine and is located on the main campus. The Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling provides outstanding opportunities and support for research, teaching, and clinical practice in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. There is a strong potential for collaboration within AHS, the UNC School of Medicine, other departments at UNC, and the broader community. The master’s program in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling currently has 44 full-time students. The program is RSA-funded, and offers innovative opportunities for specialty training to serve persons with developmental disabilities and/or psychiatric disabilities. The program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP). Further information about the Department and Division is available at http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/ Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include clinical services, research, teaching, and advising master’s level graduate students in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. We are especially interested in candidates with clinical skills to work in the UNC Healthcare System. Our needs for teaching expertise are in the following areas: Job Placement/Vocational Rehabilitation, Practicum and Internship Supervision, Tests & Measurements, Substance Abuse and...

University of Kentucky – Associate or Full Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling (Tenure Track)

Position Title: Associate or Full Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling, Tenure Track Organization: University of Kentucky Location: Lexington, KY Posted Date: Friday, November 21, 2018 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track, associate/full professor position in Rehabilitation Counseling. The successful candidate will provide expertise and support to the residential and distance learning master’s and campus doctoral level CACREP-accredited programs in Rehabilitation Counseling and will coordinate the doctoral program. The appointment is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2019. This faculty member will teach a two-two course load for master’s students in residential and online programs and doctoral students in Rehabilitation Counseling, Education, Research, and Policy; engage with Rehabilitation Counseling faculty in program planning and course development; assist with measures for determining and evaluating student learning outcomes and dispositions; advise campus and distance learning master’s students; advise doctoral students; direct and serve on master’s and doctoral student thesis and dissertation committees; develop a programmatic research agenda; seek/submit applications for external funding for research and students; and provide service and engagement activities to the profession, department, college, and university. Summer teaching may be available and is optional. Review of applications begins December 15, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Counselor Education, or Counseling from a CACREP-accredited program; Educational or Rehabilitation Psychology or Mental Health, or a closely related program. Experience as a rehabilitation counselor and/or mental health counselor; evidence of a commitment to...