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The NCRE Journal: Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education

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 Southern Maine – Assistant Professor, Counselor Education: Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Counselor Education: Rehabilitation Counseling Institution: University of Southern Maine Location: Gorham, Maine Posted Date: Friday, October 14, 2016 Application Due Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016 Position Description The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Southern Maine is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor for the Counselor Education Program in the Rehabilitation Counseling specialty area. The USM Counselor Education program is accredited by both CACREP (school and clinical mental health) and CORE (rehabilitation). The new Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling track is fully accredited by CORE & CACREP. This position will be integral to the blended/online option and for the strategic program growth of the rehabilitation counseling program. The University of Southern Maine (USM) is dedicated to providing students with a high-quality, accessible, affordable education. USM’s strategic focus is in alignment with the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and we are seeking to become a Carnegie Engaged University by the year 2020. USM offers Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral programs, providing students with rich learning and community engagement opportunities in the arts, humanities, politics, health sciences, business, mass communications, science, engineering, and technology. Further information on USM can be found at http://www.usm.maine.edu. Information about the Counselor Education program can be accessed at www.usm.maine.edu/cehd/counselor-education. USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine’s most exciting metropolitan region: Our Portland campus is located in “one of...

Michigan State University – MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Postdoctoral Research Program (Research Associate)

Michigan State University – MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Postdoctoral Research Program Research Associate Posting # 4187 The MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellows Program, located in the Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (ORDS) in the College of Education at Michigan State University (MSU), seeks Research Associate(s) for the DOCTRID Research Institute, which is an international, interdisciplinary coalition of scholars and universities dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with autism, intellectual and other neurodevelopmental disabilities through research and technology. DOCTRID was established as a research institute on autism and intellectual disability at the Daughters of Charity Service in Dublin, Ireland. MSU served as the founding partner. It operates from a collaborative, international research model to carry out ongoing research and empirical studies that inform policy and practice and identify new evidence-based practices, including the impact of technology, that can be effective in the delivery of services to people with autism and intellectual disabilities. The DOCTRID Research Institute is designed to serve as a center of research excellence in conducting empirical research to inform policy and practice throughout the organization to improve services, care, and outcomes for the individuals served at the Daughters of Charity Service, and other service delivery organizations serving individuals with autism and intellectual disability in Ireland and on a global basis. DOCTRID is a research consortium of 16 higher institutes of education in Ireland, the UK and USA and is the only research consortium to include all of the universities and institutes of technology in Ireland. The DOCTRID Research Institute operates as a coalition of scholars in a distributed research network that funds and carries out collaborative...

University of Northern Colorado – Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Rehabilitation Counseling and Sciences

Position Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Rehabilitation Counseling and Sciences Institution: University of Northern Colorado Location: Greeley, CO Posted Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Job Summary: This position is a 9-month appointment for an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Rehabilitation Counseling and Sciences. It requires graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising, supervision of graduate research, scholarly activity, and service to the program, college, university, and profession. Required Qualifications: • Earned doctoral degree in rehabilitation counseling education or related field; ABD status to be considered if dissertation will be successfully defended and submitted by the position start date. • Credential as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor • Knowledge and experience teaching in traditional and online settings • Knowledge, experience, and demonstrated research in rehabilitation counseling or related field Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in teaching at a CORE accredited rehabilitation program • Ability to teach graduate level courses in rehabilitation counseling, particularly in vocational assessment, case management, medical aspects of disability, and occupational information and job placement • Strong demonstration of research in rehabilitation counseling or related field • Communication in an effective and positive manner Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position. Opportunities for summer instruction may be...

Penn State Berks – Lecturer in Rehabilitation and Human Services

Position Title: Lecturer in Rehabilitation and Human Services Institution: Penn State Berks Location: Reading, PA Posted Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016. Updated Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description Penn State Berks, a college within the Pennsylvania State University located in Reading, PA, is seeking to hire a Lecturer in Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) beginning in August 2017. This position is a fixed term multi-year appointment. For information about Penn State Berks, please visit our website at www.bk.psu.edu. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credits per semester in the RHS undergraduate major, supervision of undergraduate student internships, and service to the college and community. Required qualifications include an earned master’s degree in RHS or related field and a promising record of teaching and clinical experience. Possible areas of instruction include client assessment, counseling, group work, case management, community mental health, and children and families in RHS. Familiarity with online/hybrid delivery of course content is desirable. Schedule may include evening classes. The review process will begin October 24, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.  Applications must be submitted electronically and should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae that includes the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references; a statement of teaching philosophy; and a statement of professional interests. Inquiries can be directed to Erin M. Johnson, Psy.D., LPC, Search Committee Chair, at eem139@psu.edu. Job URL: https://psu.jobs/job/66626 Institution Website:...

University of South Florida – Instructor (Non-Tenure Track)

Position Title: Instructor (Non-Tenure Track) Institution: University of South Florida Location: Tampa, FL Posted Date: Friday, July 8, 2016 Application Due Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2016, Open Until Filled Position Description The Department of Child & Family Studies in the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences is seeking a nine-month non-tenure earning faculty member for the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program. The successful candidate must have background and experience in a CORE/CACREP-accredited program with primary professional identity as a rehabilitation and mental health counselor educator. This position will teach various classes and provide clinical supervision along with coordinate the Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling Certification program. We seek individuals who bring energy and a deep commitment to academic excellence, within the scholar-practitioner tradition. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to work with diverse students, stakeholders, and colleagues, and who have experience and credentials in rehabilitation, mental health, and addition counseling. Minimum Qualifications Doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling or closely related area; national certified as a rehabilitation counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification or eligible to obtain a CRC within the first year of employment; and licensed or license eligible as a mental health counselor in Florida. Preferred Qualifications Active license as a Mental Health Counselor and/or Certified Addiction Professional in Florida. Online teaching experience. Three or more years of professional experience delivering rehabilitation counseling and/or mental health counseling services in applied settings. Experience in teaching graduate level courses in rehabilitation and mental health counseling and academic advising. How to Apply Applicants must apply for these positions through the USF online application system at:...

Auburn University – Associate/Full Clinical Professor (Non-Tenure Track)

Position Title: Associate/Full Clinical Professor (Non-Tenure Track) Institution: Auburn University, Center for Disability Research and Policy Studies Location: Auburn University, AL Posted Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Deadline Date: Open Until Filled. The preferred starting date is January 1, 2017; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016. Position Description The Center for Disability Research and Policy Studies and the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling in the College of Education at Auburn University are seeking to fill a clinical faculty position in Rehabilitation at the Associate or Full Professor level. The Center for Disability Research and Policy Studies (CDRP) is a research unit within the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling (SERC). The candidate appointed in the clinical title series will have annual, written employment agreement. The Associate/Full Clinical Professor position is a one-year agreement that may be renewed annually based on performance and need, but not to exceed the period of funding from the external contract, grant, generated income, or other designated funds. This position works in close collaboration with the research team at the Center for Disability Research and Policy Studies with the primary focus of his/her research, teaching, and outreach in the area of innovation and technology. The individual will serve as a member of the Rehabilitation faculty. The faculty member may teach up to three courses per year within his or her area of specialization. As a clinical faculty position, the funding for this position would be provided by the Center for Disability Research and Policy Studies for research expectation and...

Southern University – Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Institution: Southern University Location: Baton Rouge, LA Posted Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 Application Due Date: Open, Until Filled Position Description Status: Tenure Track Deadline: July 31, 2016 or until filled Job Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses on campus and online, supervise field experience students, supervise student research, advise students, write grant proposals, secure external funding, and engage in scholarly research and publications. Qualifications: Required * Ph.D. in Rehabilitation * CRC * Must have experience in providing vocational rehabilitation services to consumers with disabilities * Experience in teaching on campus and online courses * Proficiency in conducting research in rehabilitation Qualifications: Preferred * LPC * Expertise in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counseling, or Psychiatric Rehabilitation * Expertise in Assistive Technology or Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Southern University is in Baton Rouge, the Capital City of Louisiana with a population of more than 500,000 Baton Rouge serves as a cultural, political, educational, and industrial center for South Louisiana. The Baton Rouge campus is located on Scott’s Bluff overlooking the Mississippi River in the northern section of the city of Baton Rouge. The campus encompasses 512 acres of beautiful moss-covered oaks, with an agricultural experimental station on an additional 312-acre site, located 5 miles north of the main campus. The campus boasts a warm, student-friendly environment supported by faculty and staff committed to assisting students on their paths to success. The Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies offer an undergraduate degree in Rehabilitation Services and a graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling (both on campus and online). The graduate program offers 48 hour...

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling Institution: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Location: Dallas, Texas Posted Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Deadline Date: Open Until Filled Position Description The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas seeks applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling. This is a full-time 12 month position with faculty rank, preferably Associate Professor or Professor, to be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications. The chair reports to the Dean of the School of Health Professions and works collaboratively with university administrators, other department chairs, faculty, and staff. As Chair of the department, an individual will be expected to provide strong leadership in the advancement of the CORE accredited graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling including such things as curriculum development, student recruitment, faculty development, and maintenance of accreditation standards. The Chair will also oversee clinical growth, research initiatives, and financial operations in the department. Candidates must possess a doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling, Rehabilitation Psychology, Rehabilitation Administration, Counseling Psychology, or closely related field. It is highly preferred that the selected candidate has certification as a Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or be CRC eligible on hire. Successful candidates will provide evidence of excellent teaching, successful research programs, outstanding clinical care as well as strong administrative and leadership skills. To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component...

Pennsylvania State University Abington – Associate/Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (Tenure Track)

Position Title: Associate/Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services (Tenure Track) Institution: Pennsylvania State University Abington Location: Abington, PA Posted Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Deadline Date to Apply: Open Until Filled Position Description: Beginning: Fall Semester, 2016 Appointment Conditions: Applicants should have a promising record of teaching, research, and clinical supervision, along with a primary professional identity as a rehabilitation counselor educator. The College has identified several areas of priority for this search, including counseling persons with disabilities; children and families in rehabilitation settings; multicultural counseling; case management, and client assessment. Additionally, the ideal candidate would have an accomplished track record in and best practices knowledge of: vocational rehabilitation, mental health counseling, addictive disorders, the psycho-social rehab model, the wellness & prevention model. This associate or assistant level position is a tenure track, 36-week appointment with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in teaching. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in the Rehabilitation and Human Services (RHS) program, including a range of introductory and upper-division courses in one’s field of expertise; conduct a systematic program of high-quality research that includes publishing in refereed journals and can involve undergraduate students; advise RHS undergraduate students; lead program growth initiatives including assisting with admission, marketing, and networking with community partners; assist with identifying and managing student field placements in the Philadelphia region; and serve on Department, College, and University Committees as appropriate. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate from an accredited university in Counselor Education or a closely related field with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling; earned certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor or demonstrated eligibility for this certification; evidence of a...