Project Career: Promoting Cognitive Support Technology Use, Academic Success, and Competitive Employment Outcomes for Postsecondary Students with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Phillip Rumrill, Ph.D., CRC, Kent State University
This webcast describes the activities and outcomes of Project Career, an interdisciplinary development initiative funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. The purpose of Project Career is to promote Cognitive Support Technology use, academic success, and employment outcomes among 150 postsecondary students with traumatic brain injuries. Project Career partners include Kent State University, Boston University, West Virginia University,and JBS International, Inc.
Phillip Rumrill, Ph.D., CRC, is a Professor and Coordinator of the Rehabilitation Counseling Program and Director of the Center for Disability Studies at Kent State University. He is also the Founding Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Employment Assistance Service, which provides vocational services and supports to people with multiple sclerosis across the United States. A nationally Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Dr. Rumrill received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Keene State College in New Hampshire and his doctorate from the University of Arkansas. Since completing his doctorate in 1993, he has authored or co-authored more than 173 professional journal articles; 31 book chapters, monographs, measurement instruments, and training manuals; and 11 books entitled The Sandwich Generation's Guide to Elder Care, New Directions in Rehabilitation Counseling, Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis (2 Editions), Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Rehabilitation and Health Care Professionals, Research in Rehabilitation Counseling (2 Editions) Research in Special Education (2 Editions),Occupational Neurology, and Emerging Issues in Rehabilitation Counseling.