University of North Dakota (Instructor)
- COUN 507: Life-Span Development in Counseling (Spring '20)
- RHS 450: Vocational Evaluation and Job Acquisition (Spring '20)
- RHS 455: Rehabilitation Process (Fall '19)
- RHS 493: Senior Capstone (Spring, '20, Fall '19)
- RHS 497: Internship in Rehabilitation (Spring, '20, Fall '19)
- RHS 499: Special topics (Spring '20, Fall '19)
- COUN 995: Scholary Project (Spring '20, Fall '19)
*Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA): Transition age youth with disabilities to postsecondary education and/or employment
*Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) and the history
*Interagency collaboration between schools, Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies, and Businesses.
*Undergraduate research of Rehabilitation programs
*Psychiatric rehabilitation for underserved and/or unserved population.
Tansey, T. N.,Brinck, E., Wu, J.-R., Estala-Gutierrez, V., & Espino, M. (in press). Tests of ability. In D. Strauser, T. Tansey, and F. Chan (eds.), Introduction to assessment in rehabilitation and mental health. New York, NY: Springer.
Hartman, E., Friefeld, R., Brinck, E. A. Trainor, A., Reinhard, A., Fuller, R., Jones, W., Schleglmilch, A., Anderson, C. (2019) Collaboration between schools and vocational rehabilitation and the impact on education and employment outcomes for african american and hispanic youth (Submitted to Career Development and Transition for Expectational Individuals)
Sprong, M.E., Duono, F. D., Brinck, E., Thomas, S., & Byrne, H. (2019). Alcohol-Related Cause of Spinal Cord Injury and the Impact on Service Delivery. (Revision Journal of Rehabilitation)
Sprong, M. E., Brinck, E., Iwanaga, K., Jones, J. L., & Schultz, J. (2019). The Pedagogy of Rehabilitation Counseling: Perceptions of Rehabilitation Educators.(Sumitted to Journal of Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education)
Grenawalt, T. A., Brinck, E., A., Kesselmayer, R., Phillips B., N., Geslak D. S., Strauser, D., Chan, F., & Tansey, T. (2018). Autism in the workforce: A case study (Submitted to Journal of Business and Psychology)
Brooks, J. M., Huck, G., Iwanaga, K., Chan, F., Wu, J. R., Finnicum, C. A., Brinck, E., & Estala-Gutierrez, V. Y. (2018). Towards an integration of the health promotion models of self-determination theory and theory of planned behavior among people with chronic pain. Rehabilitation Psychology, 63(4), 553-562.
Molfenter, N., Hartman, E., Roskowski, M., Brinck, E., Broadhagen, M. (2017. Measuring engagement of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in transition activities: A pilot study. Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association 41(2) 41-66.
Trainor, A. A., Anderson, C., & Brinck, E., (2019, Oct.). The PROMISE of Employment: Perspectives in Seriving Youth Receiving SSI benefits. Concurrent session submission for the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT), Seattle, WA (Accepted).
Brinck, E., & Good, K. (2019, May). Accessibility at your doorstep – Making your class accessible with UMS tools. Concurrent session submission for the Faculty Institute: The Treasure in our Backyard, Innovative Teaching and Learning with What We Have, Augusta, ME (Accepted).
Achey, N., & Brinck, E. (2019, May). Poll everywhere for everyone (yes, even you!). Concurrent session submission for the Faculty Institute: The Treasure in our Backyard, Innovative Teaching and Learning with What we Have, Augusta, ME (Accepted)
Brinck, E., Moser, E., Achey, N., & Spencer, S. (2019, April). Vocational rehabilitation counselors and special education teachers preparedness on legislative transition standards. Poster presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), San Diego, CA (Accepted).
Grenawalt, T., Brinck, E., Kesselmayer, R., Phillips, B., et al. (2018, March). Autism in the workforce: A case study. Concurrent session presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), San Diego, CA (Accepted).
Moser, E., Brinck, E., Scrivner, E., Atkinson, H., Umucu, E., & Chan, F. (2018, March). Person-environment contextual factors contribute to resilience in young adults with epilepsy. Poster presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Anaheim, CA
Brinck, E. (2017, Nov.) Providing support services during the transition process for youth with disabilities. EdTalk presented at the University of Wisconsin-Madison American Educational Research Association Division G Student Interest Group Campus Event, Madison, WI.
Brinck, E., McCabe, K., & Barofsky, K. (2017, May). Middle of the dirt road: Dual perspectives on transition planning for youth with disabilities in rural areas. Poster presented at the Teaching and Learning Symposium, Madison, WI.
Molfenter, N., Hartman, E., Roskowski, M., Brinck, E., & Brodhagen, M. (2017, April). Measuring engagement of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in transition activities: A pilot study. Poster presented at the National Council of Rehabilitation Education, Anaheim, CA.
Tansey, T., Frain, M., Bishop, M., Eagle, D., Brinck, E., & Estala-Gutinerrez, V. (2016, April). Understanding the academic persistence of veterans in post-secondary education through social cognitive career theory. Poster presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Anaheim, CA
Tu, W. M., Umucu, E., Tang, X., Friefeld, R., Brinck, E., Thompson, K., Chan, F. (2016, April). Factors affecting psychological and physical health quality of life in young adults with epilepsy. Poster presented at the 17th annual meeting of the National Rehabilitation Educators Conference, National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), Anaheim, CA.
Anderson, C., Schlegelmilch, A., Brinck, E., Crane, K., & Gingerich, J. (2019, Sept.). Promoting Readiness of MInors in SUpplemental Security Income Panel. Panel discussion/concurrent session at the PRogram Evaluation and Quality Assurance (PEQA) Sumiit Conference, Portland, ME.
Bullying and Disability – Farmington, ME
- Serving as a panelist for the Bullying and Disability series at the University of Maine at Farmington. This session is for faculty and students to ask any questions or express concerns in regards to individuals with disabilities that are being bullied.
PEQATAC – Portland, ME
- Jan. ’19 – Present
- Planning Committee
- The Program Evaluation and Quality Assurance (PEQA) is putting on their annual conference in Portland, ME. The conference is to promote excellence in vocational rehabilitation services and implementation of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). As far of the planning committee I am meeting with the PEQATAC team to help create the call for proposals, assist with organization of the conference, and will be attending the conference.
RRTC-EBP VR symposium – Madison, WI
- May ‘16 & ‘18
- Conference Staff
- The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Evidence Based Practices (EBP) in Vocational Rehabilitation Conference is designed to generate knowledge and EBP in vocational rehabilitation practices. My involvement at the conference included being the moderator for the Keynote speaker and multiple breakout sessions. My other duties included helping with the registration table and participant assistance.
University of Wisconsin – Madison: Madison, WI
- Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counselor Education (CACREP)
- Minor: Educational Psychology
- Dissertation: Students with Disabilities in Transition to Positive Postsecondary Outcomes by Validating a Multi-Agency Framework of Collaborative working
Indiana University: Richmond, IN
- M.S. in Management
- Capstone Project: Ivy Tech Community College: Ivy L.I.V.E
Miami University: Oxford, OH
- B.S. in Education: Intervention Specialist
- Honors: Graduated Cum Laude
- Highly Qualified: Mathematics
University of North Dakota: Grand Forks, ND
- Aug. ’19 - Present
- Director of Rehabilitation & Human Services
- Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Human Services
University of Maine at Farmington: Farmington, ME
- Sept. ‘18 – Aug. ‘19
- Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation: Madison, WI
- Jan. ‘17 – Sept. ‘18
- Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist Advanced
Richmond Community Schools: Richmond, IN
- Oct. ‘12 – May‘15
- Intervention Specialist: Grade 5 – 8 & 9 -12
Cincinnati Speech and Reading (CSR) Academy: Cincinnati, OH
- Jan. ‘12 – Oct. ‘12
- Intervention Specialist: Grade 5 – 8