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 and Scientific Poster Presentations will address the following tracks:

  • Co-Morbid Disorders: Assessment, Interventions, and Access to Treatment
  • Disability and Employment: A Public Health Issue
  • Health Inequities and Barriers to Service Among Marginalized Individuals, including the LGBTQIA Community
  • Emerging Topics in Disability-Related Research
  • Enhancing Health and Wellness among Consumers, Counselors, Educators, and Students
  • Enhancing Multicultural Competencies Among Counselors–In–Training and Practitioners
  • International Rehabilitation: Current, New, and Promising Relationships
  • Public Policies and Legislation Impacting Individuals with Disabilities
  • Rehabilitation Education: Current Practices and Future Directions
  • Undergraduate Rehabilitation Education: Best Practices and Outcomes

Call for Proposals Now Open – Due October 29, 2017 by 10PM PT, No Extensions!

CONCURRENT PRESENTATION – CALL FOR PROPOSAL DOCUMENT  

Concurrent CFPPlease 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 spring conference proposal before. Review the 15-page pdf file to help you prepare your proposal prior to entering into the online Call for Proposals form.

Please make note of the following: Be listed as the first presenter on no more than (1) 60-minute Concurrent Presentation. If your presentation is not accepted as a Concurrent Presentation you have the option to change format to a Scientific Poster Presentation.

SEMINAR PRESENTATION – CALL FOR PROPOSAL DOCUMENT

Seminar CFP Please be sure to read through all of the components of the Call for Proposals. This is a new presentation format, so reviewing all pages is critical. Review the 15-page pdf file to help you prepare your proposal prior to entering into the online Call for Proposals form.

Please make note of the following: Be listed as the first presenter on no more than (1) 90-minute Seminar Presentation. If your proposal is not accepted as a Seminar Presentation, you have the option to change format to a Scientific Poster Presentation.

PROFESSIONAL SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATION – CALL FOR PROPOSAL DOCUMENT 

Professional Scientific Poster_CFP 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 12-page pdf file to help you prepare your proposal prior to entering into the online Call for Proposals form.

Please make note of the following: Be listed as the first presenter on no more than (2) PROFESSIONAL Scientific Poster Presentation.

STUDENT SCIENTIFIC POSTER PRESENTATION – CALL FOR PROPOSAL DOCUMENT

Student Scientific Poster_CFP This call for proposals is for undergraduate, graduate and doctutal students only. 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 15-page pdf file to help you prepare your proposal prior to entering into the online Call for Proposals form.

Please make note of the following: Be listed as the first presenter on no more than (2) STUDENT Scientific Poster Presentation.

Online Form to Submit Proposals

Deadline Date is Sunday, October 29, 2017 by 10:00PM PT, No Extensions!

CONCURRENT PROPOSAL LINK – Please click on this link to access the online form to submit your Concurrent Proposal.

SEMINAR PROPOSAL LINK – Please click on this link to access the online form to submit a Seminar Proposal.

PROFESSIONAL POSTER PROPOSAL LINK Please click on this link to access the online form to submit a PROFESSIONAL Scientific Poster Proposal

STUDENT POSTER PROPOSAL LINK  Undergraduate, Graduate and Doctoral Student please click on this link to access the online form to submit a STUDENT Scientific Poster Proposal.

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.