Membership Overview

Membership Overview


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Membership Overview Document

It is the intent of NCRE to represent rehabilitation educators, trainers, researchers, students, and others primarily concerned with the preparation and maintenance of professional standards for individuals who provide services to persons with disabilities.

Membership Overview

Membership Groups


The primary membership shall be comprised of the following groups:

Rehabilitation counselor educators; that is, individuals with the primary responsibility of training rehabilitation counselors at the master's and/or doctoral level.

Rehabilitation services educators
; that is, individuals training students at the undergraduate level.

Rehabilitation continuing educators
; that is, those rehabilitation educators providing continuing education services to rehabilitation personnel in state vocational rehabilitation agencies, rehabilitation facilities serving persons experiencing a disability, and related allied rehabilitation programs.

Vocational evaluation and rehabilitation facility educators
; that is, those educators training evaluators to assess vocational potential of persons experiencing a disability and to provide services within rehabilitation settings to better enable persons experiencing disabilities to adjust to work.

Facility administration educators
; that is, those educators who provide skills and knowledge necessary to better administer programs to persons experiencing disability.

Rehabilitation research and training centers and rehabilitation research institute personnel
; that is, personnel whose goals and interests are consistent with NCRE.

Other educators/researchers/administrators in the field of rehabilitation
: whose aims are consistent with those of NCRE.

Students enrolled at an institution or in a research program
whose career goal is to provide rehabilitation or vocational services, rehabilitation counseling, research and/or education.

Membership shall be limited to those individuals and institutions whose primary identity is rehabilitation and whose functions are consistent with the goals and objectives of NCRE. The basic requirements for individual membership are that the individual possesses an identity and/or job description primarily of a rehabilitation education, training, or research nature.

Institutional Membership

Institutional Membership


Application Process

Membership for the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 year is now open.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org.

Online Application

Online Application

The online membership form only accepts Visa or Mastercard.

Once your payment has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email to the address you provide.

Downloadable Application

Downloadable Application

Please feel free to fax or email to the administrative office if paying with a credit card.

Once the administrative office has processed your payment a receipt to include a membership letter will be emailed to you within 2 business days.

Cost

The institutional membership rate is: $500

Membership Benefits

During the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 membership year, the designated institutional representative of each rehabilitation academic program will receive:

(1) Three copies per issue (quarterly) of the NCRE Professional Journal, Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education:

• Our hope is that by sharing with appropriate university administrators, tangible proof can be provided of the importance and value of institutional membership.

• Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education is available online through Springer Publishing Company. A username/password is emailed to the designated coordinator from Springer after the administrative office has confirmed your membership.
• Members will be able to log in to read and download new issues as they are published and will have access to all issues published from 2006 to 2013 as an additional benefit of membership.

(2) Reduced NCRE Conference Rates:

• Faculty and staff associated with the academic program will be eligible for reduced rates at our annual fall and spring conferences under the institutions membership.

(3) NCRE Membership Directory:

• Directory will list the programs and degrees offered, the faculty/staff associated with the rehabilitation program to include individual names, respective titles and institutional affiliation and program description/unique features.

(4) Recognition of Academic Program on Website:

• We list the university name under its respective region. You provide the program website address on the membership application. The university name is created into a hyperlink, which is accessible to anyone who views the website.
• Please view the link http://www.ncre.org/directory.html

(5) Listserv Postings:

• The listserv is a forum both to learn about and inform the NCRE community on issues of interest to rehabilitation counseling, and rehabilitation education.
• Job announcement that would be of interest to the NCRE community will be posted to the listserv and NCRE facebook page at no additional cost.
• The NCRE listserv members will receive President announcements, legislative updates, newsletters, notification of workshops and training opportunities, job announcements, NIDRR and RSA Announcements, NCRE and other professional conference information, along with administrative office updates.

Individual Membership

Individual Membership


Application Process

Membership for the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 year is now open.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org.

Online Application

Online Application

The online membership form only accepts Visa or Mastercard.

Once your payment has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email to the address you provide.

Downloadable Application

Downloadable Application

Please feel free to fax or email to the administrative office if paying with a credit card.

Once the administrative office has processed your payment a receipt to include a membership letter will be emailed to you within 2 business days.

Cost

The individual membership rate is: $90

Membership Benefits

Any individual who has an interest in rehabilitation education is eligible to become an individual member. During the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 membership year, benefits include:

(1) NCRE Professional Journal, Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education:


• One copy per issue (quarterly) of the journal.
• Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education is available online through Springer Publishing Company. A username/password is emailed to you from Springer after the administrative office has confirmed your membership.
• Members will be able to log in to read and download new issues as they are published and will have access to all issues published from 2006 to 2013 as an additional benefit of membership.

(2) Voting/Nomination Rights:

• Members in this category may vote in the annual spring elections.
• Members may nominate for and hold elective office as 2nd VP or regional representative (three year term).

(3) Reduced NCRE Conference Rates:


• Individual members will be eligible for reduced rates at annual NCRE fall and spring conferences.

(4) NCRE Listserv and Webpage:


• Members who join the Listserv receive the NCRE President’s announcements, legislative updates, newsletters, notification of workshops and training opportunities, job announcements, NCRE and other professional conference information, along with administrative office updates.

(5) NCRE Membership Directory:


• Our directory lists academic rehabilitation academic programs that are members of NCRE. It will list degrees offered, faculty/staff associated with the rehabilitation program to include individual names, respective titles and institutional affiliation and program description/unique features.
• As an individual member we list your name, academic affiliation and/or agency, and email address in the directory.

(6) Council Groups: 


• NCRE maintains a set of Councils that address specific focus areas in rehabilitation education. The Councils provide a forum for individual and student members to network with other professionals and work on areas of shared interest.
• Council groups hold meetings at the annual Fall NCRE/RSA/CSAVR and NCRE Spring conferences, but may also meet at other times throughout the year.

- Council on Distance Learning
- Council on Diversity and Equity
- Council on Psychiatric Rehabilitation
- Council on Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Student Membership

Student Membership


Application Process

Membership for the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 year is now open.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org.

Online Application

Online Application

The online membership form only accepts Visa or Mastercard.

Once your payment has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email to the address you provide.

Downloadable Application

Downloadable Application

Please feel free to fax or email to the administrative office if paying with a credit card.

Once the administrative office has processed your payment a receipt to include a membership letter will be emailed to you within 2 business days.

Cost

The student membership rate is: $40

Membership Benefits

This membership category is available to any individual who is a full or part time student in a rehabilitation training, counseling, research, or education program and whose immediate and primary career goal is rehabilitation education and/or research.

During the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 membership year, benefits include:

(1) Copy of NCRE Professional Journal, Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education: 


• One copy per issue (quarterly) of the journal.
• Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education is available online through Springer Publishing Company. A username/password is emailed to you from Springer after the administrative office has confirmed your membership.
• Members will be able to log in to read and download new issues as they are published and will have access to all issues published from 2006 to 2013 as an additional benefit of membership.

(2) Voting/Nomination Rights:

• Members in this category may vote in elections.
• Members may nominate for and hold elective office as Student Representative on the Board of Directors (two year term).

(3) Reduced NCRE Conference Rates:

• Student members will be eligible for reduced rates at annual NCRE fall and spring conferences.

(4) NCRE Listserv and Webpage:

• Members who join the Listserv receive the NCRE President’s announcements, legislative updates, newsletters, notification of workshops and training opportunities, job announcements, NCRE and other professional conference information, along with administrative office updates.

(5) NCRE Membership Directory:

• Our directory lists academic rehabilitation academic programs that are members of NCRE.
• It will list degrees offered, faculty/staff associated with the rehabilitation program to include individual names, respective titles and institutional affiliation and program description/unique features.
• As a student member we list your name, academic affiliation and email address in the directory.

(6) Council Groups:

• NCRE maintains a set of Councils that address specific focus areas in rehabilitation education.
• The Councils provide a forum for individual to network with other professionals and work on areas of shared interest.
• Council groups hold meetings at the annual Fall NCRE/RSA/CSAVR and NCRE Spring conferences, but may also meet at other times throughout the year.

- Council on Distance Learning
- Council on Diversity and Equity
- Council on Psychiatric Rehabilitation
- Council on Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Emeritus Membership

Emeritus Membership


Application Process

Membership for the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 year is now open.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the administrative office at info@ncre.org.

Online Application

Online Application

The online membership form only accepts Visa or Mastercard.

Once your payment has been submitted you will receive a confirmation email to the address you provide.

Downloadable Application

Downloadable Application

Please feel free to fax or email to the administrative office if paying with a credit card.

Once the administrative office has processed your payment a receipt to include a membership letter will be emailed to you within 2 business days.

Cost

The emeritus membership rate is: $50

Membership Benefits

This membership category is available to any individual who has retired in a rehabilitation training, counseling, research, or education program. During the September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014 membership year, benefits include:

(1) NCRE Professional Journal, Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education:


• One copy per issue (quarterly) of the journal.
• Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education is available online through Springer Publishing Company. A username/password is emailed to you from Springer after the administrative office has confirmed your membership.
• Members will be able to log in to read and download new issues as they are published and will have access to all issues published from 2009 to 2013 as an additional benefit of membership.

(2) Voting/Nomination Rights:

• Members in this category may vote in the annual spring elections.
• Members may nominate for and hold elective office as 2nd VP or regional representative (three year term).

(3) Reduced NCRE Conference Rates:


• Emeritus members will be eligible for reduced rates at NCRE fall and spring conferences.

(4) NCRE Listserv and Webpage:

• Members who join the Listserv receive the NCRE President’s announcements, legislative updates, newsletters, notification of workshops and training opportunities, job announcements, NCRE and other professional conference information, along with administrative office updates.

(5) NCRE Membership Directory:


• Our directory lists academic rehabilitation academic programs that are members of NCRE.
• It will list degrees offered, faculty/staff associated with the rehabilitation program to include individual names, respective titles and institutional affiliation and program description/unique features. As an emeritus member we list your name, academic affiliation and/or agency, and email address in the directory.

6) Council Groups:


• NCRE maintains a set of Councils that address specific focus areas in rehabilitation education.
• The Councils provide a forum for individual and student members to network with other professionals and work on areas of shared interest.
• Council groups hold meetings at the annual Fall NCRE/RSA/CSAVR and NCRE Spring conferences, but may also meet at other times throughout the year.

- Council on Distance Learning
- Council on Diversity and Equity
- Council on Psychiatric Rehabilitation
- Council on Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Membership
is now open!


Membership

If you have any questions please contact us at info@ncre.org