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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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CSU, Fresno – Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Organization: California State University, Fresno Location: Fresno, CA Posted Dated: Monday, September 9, 2019 Application Due Date: Friday, November 15, 2019 Position Description: Title: Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor Status: Tenure Track Start: Fall 2020 (August 2020) General: Our department seeks applicants that participate in preparing graduate students for a Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling. Some typical responsibilities include teaching graduate clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling courses (specifically counseling practicum), providing clinical supervision, and conducting student advisement. This position, as with all Education Faculty, has the potential to advance the importance of diversity and inclusion, through teaching, research, and service at the university level. Our program seeks to hire someone who has experience working with diverse populations such as African Americans, Latinos/as, Southeast Asians, persons with disabilities, or first-generation university students. Qualifications: Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.): 1. Must have an earned doctorate (Ph.D., Rh.D. or Ed.D.) in Rehabilitation Counseling or Counselor Education or other closely related discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent). 2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for appointment, the requirements for doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2020. Preferred Education accreditation: Doctorate from a CORE/CACREP accredited institution Required Experience: 1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. 2. Counseling experience in the practice of Rehabilitation Counseling. 3. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and scholarly activity at the university level. Teaching effectiveness can...

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Rehabilitation Counseling Organization:  University of Wisconsin – Madison Location: Madison, WI Posted Date: September 10, 2019 Application Due Date:  October 15, 2019 Open Until Filled Position Description: The Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking outstanding candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions. Desirable candidates should be able to accept key responsibilities as the department seeks to (a) provide high quality rehabilitation counselor and rehabilitation counselor educator training, (b) provide exemplary graduate student training, and (c) pursue extramural funding to support distinguished research. Appointment start date will be August 17, 2020. Appointment will be full time for the nine- month academic year. Salary is competitive and contingent on experience and qualifications. Additional remuneration for summer session teaching is possible. PRINCIPAL DUTIES: * Conduct an active program of nationally recognized research and scholarship * Obtain substantial external financial support for research and to support graduate assistants * Teach courses in B.S, M.S., and Ph.D. programs in rehabilitation psychology, clinical rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation counselor education * Advise undergraduate and graduate students and supervise graduate student research * Participate in shared governance and committee activities within the university * Participate in community and professional service, including positions of leadership at the local, state, and national/international levels INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinions enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably...

University of North Texas – Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Organization: University of North Texas Location: Denton, TX Posted Dated: Monday, August 26, 2019 Application Due Date: Open Until Filled Position Description: The postdoctoral research associate will report daily to the UNTWISE Director and meet regularly with their assigned mentor to assist in all major aspects of grant coordination and research program development for UNTWISE. The research associate will design and implement a structured research program for the Summer training programs facilitated by UNTWISE; provide consultation, training, and technical assistance and support the expansion of the UNTWISE research agenda and services. The Research Associate will also work with the Director and Department Chair to seek additional relevant funding streams to support research within UNTWISE. The individual is expected to work closely with the Director, faculty mentor, other interested faculty and doctoral RAs to maximize the quality of UNTWISE deliverables and research capacity. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Psychology, Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Measurement and Evaluation or other health related disciplines. Strong record of scholarship and demonstrated ability to successfully develop and lead research initiatives. Ability to work with faculty across disciplines. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines Demonstrated commitment...

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 Monday 10 June 2019 Position Description: 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 three years with possibility of a further 2 years, base salary $124K – $165K p.a plus up to 17% superannuation. About The Opportunity We are in a period of exciting and significant investment in our Faculty of Medicine and Health and in order to deliver on the University’s ambitious strategic plan, we are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer to take a leadership role in enriching students’ learning and teaching experience. The successful applicant will be a key part of a leading rehabilitation counselling program and undertake research relevant to the profession. 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 an 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, experience teaching in a rehabilitation counselling professional education program, and academic program leadership 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 an established or emerging international reputation (Associate Professor)/national reputation (Senior Lecturer) in rehabilitation counselling eligibility for/membership...

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...