Dr. Michelle Hamilton

Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Rehabilitation & Counseling Department
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 227 Vocational Rehabilitation Building
Phone: 715-232-1895
Email: hamiltonmi@uwstout.edu

Teaching Interests: Vocational Assessment and Evaluation Tests and Measurement Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Counseling Alternative Therapies Research in Rehab and Counseling

Research Interests: Mindfulness Tests and Measurements Professional Certification Issues Role and Function Studies

Professional Interests: Mindfulness Self-Compassion

Roles/Responsibilities

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS Mindfulness, Vocational Assessment and Evaluation, Tests and Measurement, Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation Counseling, Alternative Therapies, Professional Certification Issues, Role and Function Studies ACADEMIC BACKGROUND PhD Human Rehabilitation Cognate: Tests and Measurement; Statistics Minor University of Northern Colorado (2003) MS Vocational Rehabilitation, Dual Concentration: Vocational Evaluation and Rehabilitation Counseling University of Wisconsin-Stout (1995) PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION CCRC - Certified Canadian Rehabilitation Counselor PVE - Professional Vocational Evaluator ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE 2013+ Professor, Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, UW-Stout 2010 Interim Chair (fall 2010), Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, UW-Stout 2009 Interim Chair (fall 2009), Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, UW-Stout 2008-12 Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, UW-Stout 2003 - 2015 Graduate Program Director, MS Vocational Rehabilitation (campus cohort), UW-Stout 2003-2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, UW-Stout 1999-2002 Senior Lecturer, Department of Rehabilitation and Counseling, UW-Stout

Education

    • Ph D Human Rehabilitation
      University of Northern Colorado
      CO, United States, 2003
    • MS Vocational Rehabilitation, Dual Concentration: Vocational Evaluation and Rehabilitation Counseling
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, 1995

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor: Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
  • Professional Vocational Evaluator: Registry of Professional Vocational Evaluators

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout, CEHHS Department of Rehab and Counseling
        Program Director
        August 2003 - August 2015

Intellectual Contributions

    Publication

    • Hamilton, M., & Mayfield , M. Effects of online and on-campus based education: A five-year comparison of student learning outcomes in a rehabilitation counselor education. (Publication ). Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Journal, 5(2), 76-92.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Hamilton, M. (February 22, 2016). Mindful Monday. , Menomonie, WI, United States.
    • Brand, A., McAlister, B., Hamilton, M., R, S., & Reinke, J. (April, 2015). Contemplative practices in higher education: A community of practice. Office of Professional & Instructional Development Conference,, Green Lake, WI.

Reviewer / Editor

    Reviewer, Book

    • Vocational Rehabilitation in Mental Health Wiley-Blackwell Publishers Oxford, England

      Vocational Rehabilitation in Mental Health (October 2008 - November 2008)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Paul R. Hoffman , VECAP (Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professional) (September 2013)

Service

    Community

    • Board of Directors, Stepping Stones of Dunn Country (January 2011 - December 2017)