Kelly A Kazukauskas, PhDClinical Assistant Professor
Office: Life Sciences Building, Room 246A
Dr. Kazukauskas received her Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis on Rehabilitation Education from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2006 and has been teaching ever since. She is also both a certified rehabilitation counselor (CRC) and a certified vocational evaluator (CVE). Prior to teaching she worked extensively in the rehabilitation counseling field serving persons with traumatic brain injury and persons with developmental disabilities, and held several directorial positions in vocational services and program/case management.
- PhD, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2006
Research & Major Accomplishments
Williams, L., Burker, E. J., & Kazukauskas, K. A. (2012). Cystic fibrosis and achieving vocational success: The key role of the rehabilitation counselor. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 42(4).
Kazukauskas, K. A., Williams, L., & Capano, K. (4/7/2011). Empowerment: Interventions to promote independence in adolescents with Autism. National Council on Rehabilitation Education Annual Training Annual Conference, Manhattan Beach, CA.
Burker, E. J. & Kazukauskas, K. A. (2010). The code of ethics for rehabilitation counselors: A call for evidence-based practice. Rehabilitation Education, 24(3), 101-112.
Kazukauskas, K. A. & Lam, C. S. (2010). Disability and sexuality: Knowledge, attitudes and level of comfort among certified rehabilitation counselors. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 54(1), 15-25.
Burker, E. J. & Kazukauskas, K. A. (10/19/2010). Improving VR outcomes: Evidence based practice & ethics in working partnerships. National Council on Rehabilitation Education/Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation/Rehabilitation Services Administration Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
Kazukauskas, K. A. & Lam, C. S. (2009). Importance of addressing sexuality in certified rehabilitation counselor practice. Rehabilitation Education, 23(2), 127-140.
Kazukauskas, K. A. & Burker, E. J. (10/28/2009). Ethics in supervision: Supervisory models and ethical considerations. National Council on Rehabilitation Education/Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation/Rehabilitation Services Administration Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.