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The National Addiction and HIV Data Archive (NAHDAP) is offering a Research Paper Competition

ICPSR is pleased to announce that the National Addiction and HIV Data Archive (NAHDAP) is offering a Research Paper Competition for Undergraduates and Master’s Students this year and invites submissions from students and recent graduates at member and nonmember institutions.  The paper must be on the topic of drug addiction or HIV, and students are encouraged to use these data released by the National Addiction and HIV Data Archive Program. The...

UNT Students Advocate for Recovery at the Big Texas Rally for Recovery

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) have declared September as Recovery Month.  According to SAMHSA, “Recovery Monthpromotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. Recovery Month spreads the positive message that...

Practicum Resource Fair big success!

Students currently enrolled in RHAB 4880 & 4881 presented information about their practicum sites during a Resource Fair on October 1st in Chestnut Hall.              

UK Visitors

Linda Holloway with Professor Harvey Wells and three of his graduate students - Amy Berry, Elizabeth , Nathalie from Kingston University in London.  The students spent 4 weeks in exchange program learning about behavioral health services in the US.  They visited over 16 different agencies including Denton State Supported Living, Terrell state Hospital, Sante Center for Healing, Solutions of North Texas, and the Center for Neuro Skills.    Of course they also went to a...

Looking beyond a book's cover

Looking beyond a book's cover https://inhouse.unt.edu/looking-beyond-books-cover

Google Glass Is Changing a Quadriplegic's Life

Google Glass - what is it?  A toy, a camera, an internet device or glasses. For one individual it's a new sense of freedom .  .  .   go to article on abcNEWS

National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC)

The National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns is an organization which advocates for the rehabilitation needs of multicultural persons with disabilities and works to ensure the provision of quality and equitable services and enhance the development of multicultural rehabilitation professionals. For 20 years, NAMRC has hosted annual training conferences across the country to promote this mission. NAMRC has a very strong focus on mentoring young professionals and is known...

Paula Heller-Garland presents at the Addiction Studies Institute

Paula Heller-Garland was invited to speak at the Ohio State University Addiction Studies Institute for the second year.  The Addiction Studies Institute is the largest Midwest conference of its kind providing an array of dynamic educational choices for the chemical dependency counselor, social worker, prevention specialist, criminal justice professional, clergy, physician, marriage and family therapist, nurse, and other healthcare specialists. Paula presented ‘Combatting Compassion...

TRAN Scholarships

Attention: Students working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation!! $1000 Scholarships!  Attend the 2013 TRAN Annual Conference!! Texas RehabACTion Network (TRAN) will award three $1000 scholarships and sponsor 3 students to the conference in Corpus Christi, TX TRAN’s Annual Conference is September 11th, 12th and 13th Come Join Us!   TRAN Scholarships Available Prior to the TRAN Conference, September 11th-13th, the Special Projects...

Loan Forgiveness and Income-based Repayment

The College-Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 established, among other things, two programs that will be of particular interest to rehabilitation counseling graduates working in low paying and public service careers. Income Based Repayment (Section 203 of the Act) allows borrowers to pay back their federal loans on the basis of their income at the time of repayment. Loan Forgiveness (Section 401 of the Act) will forgive federal direct loans after 120 payments and 10 years of full-time...