LaKeisha Harris, Ph.D., C.R.C.


  • LaKeisha L. Harris
    Associate Professor/Graduate Program Coordinator
    Department of Rehabilitation





    Education
    :
    • B. S. Psychology- Bowie State University (1997)
    • M.R.C. –Rehabilitation Counseling- Bowling Green State University (1998) 
    • Ph.D. –Rehabilitation Counselor Education- The University of Iowa (2007)
    Courses:

    In Department of Physical Therapy: 
    • PHYT 671 Interpersonal Communication and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability
    In the Department of Rehabilitation:
    • Health & Medical Information
    • Rehabilitation of the Psychiatrically Impaired
    • Seminar in Rehabilitation
    • Case Management and Case Recording
    • Independent Living
    • Current Issues in Rehabilitation
    Campus Responsibilities:
    • Chair, UMES Senate 2013-2014
    • Coordinator, M.S. program in Rehabilitation Counseling 
    Scholarly Activities:
    Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
    Harris, L L., & Zheng, L. (2013). Psychosocial adaptation to disability. In Andrew, J. D., & Faubion, C. W. (Eds.), Rehabilitation Services: An Introduction for the Human Services Professional (3rd ed). Missouri: Aspen Professional Services

    Harpster, A. M., Harris, L. L., & Byers, K. L. (2011). CRC credential attainment by state vocational rehabilitation counselors. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 25(1 &2), 57-62.

    Harris, L. (2011, August). Vocational rehabilitation and corrections: Achieving successful employment outcomes for persons with disability and criminal history. Research presentation at the 18th Annual National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

    Harris, L., & Wade, J. (2009). Challenges to employment. In McGuire-Kuletz, M., & Tomlinson, P. (Eds), Vocational rehabilitation and corrections: Achieving successful employment outcomes for persons with disabilities and criminal history (Institute on Rehabilitation Issues Monograph No. 35). Washington, DC: The George Washington University, Technical Assistance and Continuing Education.