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

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – Thursday, March 15, 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 Closed

The deadline date to submit proposal was October 31, 2017 by 10:00PM PT. Please note submissions after this deadline date are not accepted.

Conference Agenda

Draft Agenda– please click on this link to view the 9 page agenda.

Seminar and Concurrent presentations to include the titles will be included by mid February.

Scientific Poster Presentation titles will be added by the end of February.

Attendees who are registered to attend the conference will receive a draft agenda to include date and time of Seminar and Concurrent presentations to include title, abstract and presenter(s) details by the end of February 2018.

Keynote Speaker

To be announced by the end of January 2018.

Conference Registration – Now Open

Early Bird Rates will end February 16, 2018 at 11:59PM, Midnight PT.

Registration Categories and Ratesplease click on this link to view registration categories and early, standard and onsite registration rates.

Registration Linkall registration is completed online only. Please click on the link to register for the conference. In order to register for the conference as you complete the online form, you will need to select a payment method Visa or MasterCard, check or purchase order and agree to the terms and conditions of your registration.

Unless both of these items, which are a part of the registration process is completed you are not registered for the conference.  Once you are registered for the conference you will receive an email to the address you provide.  If you do not receive this email it is usually because you did not choose a payment method and/or agree to the terms and conditions.  IF you believe you are registered for the conference but did not receive a conformation email please contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org

Hotel Reservations

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

Please make sure to reserve your room early. Rooms at the conference rate are limited and cannot be guaranteed. The NCRE room block is only reserved for those who have registered and plan to attend the conference.

Negotiated Room Rate is available from MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 to FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018

The cutoff date for room reservations at the conference rate of $165.00 a night for a single or double room is February 16, 2018 by 4:00PM PT or until the NCRE contracted room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

FREE Internet is included in the guest sleeping rooms for Marriott Reward Members.

Method of Reservation (Via Internet): Simply click the link below to facilitate your reservation. You will be directed to the Anaheim Marriott home page with the conference hotel rate code already entered in the appropriate field. All you need to do is enter your arrival and departure date to begin the reservation process.

Hotel Reservation Linkplease click on this link to reserve your room.

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 by the end of 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 and subject to change
  • 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

Sponsorship, Vendor, & Advertisement Opportunitiesplease download the 4 page pdf for detailed information.

Sponsorship, Vendor, & Advertisement Opportunities please download the 2 page application for payment options, deadline date and how to submit application.

Continuing Education Units

Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be available Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – Thursday, March 15, 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.