Spring 2018 Conference

The purpose of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) conference is to promote the improvement of rehabilitation services available to people with disabilities through quality education and research.

Conference Dates

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Friday, March 16, 2018

Conference Theme

“Imagine the Possibilities: Reinventing Rehabilitation Counseling in the 21st Century!

Conference Tracks

Concurrent, Seminar, Discussion Driven and Scientific Poster Presentations will address the following tracks:

  • Addressing health inequities, violence, and access to care among women and sexual minority women (LGBT) with disabilities
  • Co-morbid disorders: Assessment, Interventions, and access to treatment
  • Disability and employment: A public health issue
  • Enhancing health and wellness among consumers, counselors, educators, and students
  • Enhancing multicultural competencies among rehabilitation counselors
  • New directions in research
  • Public policies and legislation impacting individuals with disabilities
  • Rehabilitation counseling trends across the globe
  • Rehabilitation education: Current practices and future directions

Call for Proposals

To be announced by the mid August 2017.

Conference Agenda

Draft agenda to be announced by the end of January 2018.

Keynote Speaker

To be announced by December 2017.


Conference Registration

To be announced in December 2017.

Hotel Reservations

Anaheim Marriott Hotel 700 Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802.

Reservation link to be announced by December 2017.

Airport Information

John Wayne Airport, Orange County  The John Wayne Airport is 14.1 miles NW from Anaheim Marriott hotel.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) – The Los Angeles International Airport is 35 miles SE from Anaheim Marriott hotel.

Discounted Shuttle Information

To be announced in January 2018.

Local Transportation Information

Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) Website http://rideart.org/

  • This has routes to Disneyland, Angel Stadium, Honda Center, Anaheim Packing District, Local Malls, etc.
  • The bus stops at the hotel every 20 minutes and tickets are $5.00 daily
  • Tickets can be purchased at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel

Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Website: http://www.octa.net/Bus/Routes-and-Schedules/Overview/

  • This is the public bus system service for Orange County, California. Includes schedules, fares, and route information.

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

To be announced in December 2017.  If you have any questions please contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be available Wednesday, March 14, 2018 – Friday, March 16, 2018 for the following: Pre-Conference Workshops, General, Concurrent, Discussion Driven, Seminar and Scientific 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.