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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 Wisconsin-Stout – Lecturer

Position Title: Lecturer Organization: University of Wisconsin-Stout Location: Menomonie, WI Posted Date: Friday, December 1, 2017 Application Due Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Position Description: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT LECTURER A lecturer position is available in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling. This appointment is a renewable, nine-month, full-time position at the Instructional Academic Staff level beginning August 20, 2018. Summer contracts are offered when available. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum / Required • Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related area (graduate course work in rehabilitation and counseling must be evident) • Eligibility for Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) certification • Two years paid work experience serving a wide range of persons with disabilities in public or community settings, not including practicum and/or internship experiences Highly Desired • Candidates who possess a doctorate or doctoral candidacy • Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level • A record of professional productivity RESPONSIBILITIES The lecturer primarily will teach undergraduate courses that support the Rehabilitation and Counseling Department programs. All instructional staff are encouraged to use a variety of instructional technology and delivery methods, and participate in the university’s online learning environment, which includes the Learn@Stout learning management system. The position is expected to contribute expertise to student learning in a variety of areas including one or more of the following: criminal justice, psychosocial aspects of disabilities, job placement, community resources, and introduction of rehabilitation. Applicants should be comfortable with infusing diversity and inclusivity issues into the curriculum. A full-time teaching load for a lecturer is 15 credits per semester and may include supervision of practicum/internship experiences. The specific teaching assignment...

Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State – Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

Position Title: Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Organization: Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State Location: New York, NY Posted Date: Friday, November 17, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State Metropolitan Division is one of New York City’s largest and most wide spread Community Living Organizations with programs dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities. Currently we have a Rehabilitation Counselor in our Article 16 Clinic to work part time to assist individuals with disabilities to maximize their vocational/employment potential and independence. Is responsible in assisting people with disabilities to become and remain productive and/or self-sufficient in obtaining and maintaining employment. Conducts counseling for the purpose of job skill development. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from an accredited school; Certified Rehab Counselor Certification (CRC); Knowledge of an EMR and basic computer skills; Excellent communication skills. How to Apply Attach a resume, cover letter and salary requirements for consideration. EOE Organization Website:...

President and CEO CACREP- Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs

An Invitation to Apply For the Position of President and CEO CACREP- Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs Location – Alexandria, Virginia The Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) welcomes applications and nominations for President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). CACREP is well-regarded as the gold standard for accreditation in the counseling and counselor education profession. Dr. Carol Bobby, CACREP’s long-standing President and CEO, retired in June 2017. The next CEO will have an opportunity to build on the organization’s solid foundation and develop a sustainable, expansive future for CACREP within a dynamic environment of national and international licensure and regulatory requirements. CACREP promotes excellence in professional preparation through the accreditation of graduate degree programs in counseling offered by colleges and universities in the United States and other countries. As an accrediting body for over 860 master’s and doctoral degree counseling programs at over 390 institutions, CACREP is committed to the development of standards and procedures that reflect the needs of a dynamic, diverse, and complex society. Learn more about CACREP at: www.cacrep.org Reporting to the Board of Directors, the next CEO will be an inspirational, far-sighted leader who will shape and implement a strategic vision for an organization poised for continued expansion, and who will position it for success within a climate of significant change and growth within the field. The successful CEO will advocate and motivate support for the mission, engage in policy and regulatory issues related to accreditation and licensure, support staff development, nurture partnerships with other counseling and accrediting organizations, and work effectively and collaboratively with the Board...

Southern University and A & M College – Project Manager

Position Title: Project Manager Institution: Southern University and A & M College Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Posted Date: Monday, November 6, 2017 Application Due Date: Friday, December 15, 2017 Position Description TYPE: Full Time LOCATION: Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Negotiable NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 Seeking project manager for the Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities: Educate, Empower, and Employ (Project E3), a $2.5 million per year, multi-site, multi-partner national project providing intensive, on-site technical assistance (TA) to State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies and local partners to help individuals with disabilities in economically disadvantaged communities overcome systemic barriers to VR participation and employment outcomes. This project has been awarded through September 2020. Project E3 is planning to hire a self-motivated, results-oriented, creative and detailed oriented individual with project management and evaluation experience working with 10 or more team members with varying levels of educational attainment (i.e. graduate student to tenured faculty). Preference will be given to the candidate with 5 or more years of experience working in either higher education or other related research settings. The successful candidate will (1) work directly with project partners to ensure on-time completion of project deliverables, (2) ensure that deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget, and (3) facilitate the production of replicable steps, activities and processes. JOB DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision of the project director (PD), responsible for managing, monitoring, and supporting the accomplishment of TCTAC project objectives in collaboration with six partner organizations, including institutions of higher education. Assisted by a team of researchers, the incumbent will coordinate and support the timely and cost-effective provision, development, and implementation of the...

Springfield College – Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Job Announcement: Springfield College Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Institution: Springfield College Location: Springfield, MA Posted Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Springfield College The Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Department, School of Health and Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies at Springfield College, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track appointment beginning August 2018, and offers the opportunity to make a strong impact on a growing department. The department includes undergraduate majors in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Science, and Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, a graduate program in Rehabilitation Counseling, and several minors. Responsibilities will include teaching four courses each semester, scholarship, academic advising, and committee and other service activities. Requirements: • The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, or a related field and hold the CRC. • Preference given to candidates with a doctoral degree earned from a CACREP-accredited program. • Applicants with expertise (research and teaching) in support of the college’s commitment to an increasingly diverse campus community are of particular interest. • Candidates will teach in the undergraduate and graduate Rehabilitation and Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Counseling programs. • Candidates with college teaching experience and expertise in early intervention, assessment, working with children and families with developmental disabilities, and/or transition services will be given preference. Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution serving more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Its mission – the education of the whole person in...

Winston Salem State University – Associate/Professor

Position Title: Associate/Professor Institution: Winston Salem State University Location: Winston Salem, NC Posted Date: Friday, November 10, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description This is a 9-month tenured/tenured-track faculty appointment in Department of Rehabilitation Counseling in the School of Health Science (SOHS) at Winston Salem State University. Tenure may be awarded after the candidate’s credentials have been reviewed through the University’s established procedures. Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), an historically Black, regional, comprehensive, liberal arts university is one of the 17 constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina. Located in the Piedmont Triad, university enrolls approximately 6,000 students, employs more than 400 full time faculty members, offers 42 undergraduate programs, eight graduate programs and two professional programs. WSSU is seeks an energetic and dynamic individual to serve as an Associate Professor or Professor in rehabilitation counseling online program. Duties include: teaching graduate courses in rehabilitation courses; supervise practicum and internship students; serve as academic and thesis advisor to graduate students; maintain an active program of research, publication, and sponsored research; participate in department, college and community service; work with a diverse faculty and student population; engage in distance education and course development via a variety of distance delivery modes. Teaching assignments will depend on department needs and individual expertise. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education or related field from a regionally accredited institution. CRC required. Evidence of scholarly publications. Evidence of sponsored research or support for scholarship or expertise by relevant industry. Evidence of ability to use instructional technology and distance education modes. Experience providing clinical supervision to counseling trainees.Teaching experience at master’s level with...

Penn State Beaver – Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Institution: Penn State Beaver Location: Monaca, PA Posted Date: October 24, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Penn State Beaver invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester for the Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) program, shared with Penn State Beaver. The position requires a commitment to teach undergraduate courses in Rehabilitative and Human Services (i.e. Disabilities, Introduction to RHS, Counseling as a Profession, Client Assessment, Group Work, and Children and Families) delivered face-to-face, via video conferencing, hybrid and/or online. Teaching assignments may also require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in quality-refereed journals and present at national conferences in the field or related fields. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. This position is part of a two campus (Beaver and Shenango) western Penn State consortium that will deliver the regional baccalaureate program in RHS. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty at the other campus to deliver a portion of the curriculum using a variety of distance delivery methods. For information about Penn State Shenango, visit http://shenango.psu.edu/. Qualifications: An earned doctorate in RHS or related field and a promising record of teaching, research, and clinical experience/supervision. Ph.D. should be completed before August 1, 2018. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected....

Penn State Shenango – Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Institution: Penn State Shenango Location: Sharon, PA Posted Date: October 24, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Penn State Shenango invites applications for a faculty position, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services, (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2018, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester for the Rehabilitation and Human Services program, shared with Penn State Beaver. The position requires a commitment to teach undergraduate courses in Rehabilitative and Human Services (i.e. Disabilities, Client Assessment, Community Mental Health Practices and Services, Counseling as a Profession, Group Work, and Medical Aspects of Disability) delivered face-to-face, via video conferencing, hybrid and/or online. Teaching assignments may also require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in quality refereed journals and present at national conferences in the field or related fields. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. This position is one of three which will deliver a regional baccalaureate program in Rehabilitation and Human Services. This program will be offered jointly with Penn State Beaver. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with faculty at the other campus to deliver a portion of the curriculum using a variety of distance delivery methods. For information about Penn State Beaver, visit http://beaver.psu.edu/. Qualifications: Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in the areas of Rehabilitation and Human Services, including Rehabilitation Psychology, Disability Studies, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Special Education, or a closely...

University of Texas at El Paso – Program Director & Associate Professor/Professor

Position Title: Program Director & Associate Professor/Professor Institution: University of Texas at El Paso Location: El Paso, TX Posted Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) College of Health Sciences invites nominations and applications for the position of Program Director, Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) Program, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, at the associate professor or professor level. The successful candidate will be a talented and experienced national leader, who will cultivate excellence in research, teaching, and service. This year-round position represents an excellent opportunity for an outstanding individual to build on an established program and shape the direction of new initiatives. Anticipated appointment date is fall 2018. Required Qualifications: Trusted leader with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. -Expertise in curriculum and evaluation as well as a strong record of teaching excellence, service, and academic scholarship, as demonstrated by research publications and the ability to secure extramural research funding, consistent with appointment to the rank of associate professor or professor. -Experience in mentoring junior faculty. -Evidence of progressively responsible leadership and resource management experience in a U.S. higher education setting. -A record of active participation or leadership roles in professional organizations. -Earned academic or research doctorate from a CORE/CACREP-accredited program in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation psychology, counselor education, or a closely related field -Eligibility to meet requirements for both the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credentials -A minimum of six years of full-time higher education experience, with a minimum...

Utah State University – Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling and School Counseling

Job Announcement: Utah State University Position Title: Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling and School Counseling Institution: Utah State University Location: Logan, UT Posted Date: Monday, October 23, 2017 Application Due Date: Friday, December 8, 2017, Open Until Filled Position Description TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in REHABILITATION COUNSELING and SCHOOL COUNSELING UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION And DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY http://sped.usu.edu/masters-rehabilitation-counseling/ http://psychology.usu.edu/academics/grad/med-counselor/index TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation and the Department of Psychology are seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Rehabilitation Counseling and School Counseling. The person who fills this unique position will teach courses in both the Rehabilitation Counseling and School Counseling programs. While the faculty appointment will be the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation, this position will also have teaching and service responsibilities in the School Counseling program located in the Department of Psychology. Potential applicants from a Rehabilitation Counseling and/or School Counseling background are encouraged to apply. Individuals with expertise in access and persistence in college and career readiness, and/or secondary transition preparation and planning for youth and students with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply. Academic Programs: The Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s Program at Utah State University is ranked 10th in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report. The master’s program graduates rehabilitation professionals who work with individuals with physical, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities. The program includes both on-campus and distance education components; the distance component is a hybrid of synchronous and asynchronous courses delivered via internet. Current enrollment in the master’s program is approximately 100 students, split between...