Fall 2018 NCRE/RSA/CSAVR National Rehabilitation Education Conference Overview

The National Rehabilitation Education Conference is a means of facilitating communication and sharing information among professionals involved in training, recruiting, hiring and enhancing the development of qualified rehabilitation counselors. National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) and Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).

NCRE Featuring The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on VR Practices and Youth

NCRE is excited to announce a special added feature to this year’s conference. The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on VR Practices and Youth will offer a unique set of State of the Science sessions related to delivering quality VR services to youth. The RRTC is partnering with several technical assistance centers to conduct sessions that address key challenges and suggest useful strategies for VR practitioners and educators. Themes include staff competencies needed to providing service to youth and young adults, using evidence to improve VR practices, and the VR role in inclusive higher education. For more information about the RRTC on VR Practices and Youth please visit http://vrpracticesandyouth.org.

Conference Dates & Location

Thursday, October 25 – Saturday, October 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Conference Location

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel |2800 S Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22202

Conference Theme & Tracks

Proposals are now being accepted, based on the conference theme of “Employment and Social Inclusion: The Impact and Role of Rehabilitation Counselors”

Conference Tracks


  1. Counseling and Supervision
  2. Community and Participation
  3. Educational Pedagogy and Strategies
  4. Employment
  5. Health and Functioning
  6. Research: Innovative and Transformative Research in the Field of Rehabilitation Counseling

Call for Proposals Now Open – Due Sunday, July 15, 2018 10:00PM PT

Concurrent Presentation Proposal Please be sure to read through all of the components of the Call for Proposals. Every year there are changes, so reviewing all pages is critical even if you have submitted a fall conference proposal before. Review the 13-page pdf file to help you prepare your proposal prior to entering into the online Call for Proposals form below.

Scientific Poster Presentation Proposal Please be sure to read through all of the components of the Call for Proposals. Every year there are changes, so reviewing all pages is critical even if you have submitted a fall conference proposal before. Review the 10-page pdf file to help you prepare your proposal prior to entering into the online Call for Proposals form below.

Call For Proposals Submission Link

Deadline Date to submit proposal is Sunday, July 15, 2018 10:00PM PT.

Concurrent Proposal Please click on this link to submit a Concurrent Presentation Proposal

Poster Proposal Please click on this link to submit a Scientific Poster Presentation Proposal

Conference Agenda

Will be announced by the end of July 2018.

Invited Speakers

Will be announced by the end of July 2018.

Registration Membership and Reduced Registration

The Fall 2018 conference begins with the July 1, 2018 – July 1, 2019 membership year. Therefore, in order to receive a reduced rate for this conference you have to renew or become a member of the July 1, 2018 – July 1, 2019 membership year.

You can learn about membership, membership categories/fees and benefits at this link  Please refer to the right side of the page to “Membership Categories” and click on the appropriate category for more detailed information. If you have any questions please contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org.

Registration

Will be announced in July 2018.

Hotel Reservations

Will be announced in July 2018.

Main Airport Hub

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
Airport is 0.9 miles SW of conference hotel.

Hotel Transportation Options

Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service

Shuttle Name: Marriott Crystal Gateway (South Loop)

Because the shuttle is a complementary service, unfortunately there are no reservations for pickup at the airport. The shuttle runs on a continuous loop to and from the airport starting at 5:00AM and ending at 12:00AM.

From the conference hotel, the shuttle’s schedule is as follows:

5:00AM – 6:00AM, the shuttle departs every 30 minutes (5:00AM, 5:30AM 6:00AM etc.).

6:00AM- 12:00AM, the shuttle departs from the hotel every 20 minutes (6:20AM, 6:40AM, 7:00AM, 7:20AM, etc.)

Download the airport map with shuttle pick up details (PDF).

There are 3 stops: Terminal A: Hotel Shuttle Bus Stop, Terminal B: Door 5 and Terminal C: Door 9.

Accessible Transportation

An ADA-compliant shuttle is available through the hotel at no cost. If you would like to use this service, please contact  Faythe Vanpelt at the Renaissance Hotel to make arrangements Faythe.Vanpelt@marriott.com

 

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Will be announced in July 2018.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be available Thursday, October 25, 2018 – Saturday, October 27, 2018 for the following: Pre-Conference Workshops, General, and Concurrent Sessions and Poster Presentations conducted during the conference. CEU’s for ethics and general credits will be available to all CRC holders. The CRCC forms will be available onsite at the registration desk and will include more detailed information needed to obtain CEU’s.