Cayte serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Human Services. Educated as a rehabilitation counselor, Dr. Anderson has worked in the field providing individualized job development and placement, vocational evaluation, and work incentive benefit counseling services to youth and adults with disabilities. Her research interests focus on better understanding and improving socioeconomic opportunities for individuals with disabilities through use of evidence-based practices, with an emphasis on youth and families, competitive integrated employment, career pathways, and financial empowerment.
Dr. Anderson currently serves as the President of the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and actively participates in several professional rehabilitation and counseling organizations. She actively collaborates with key stakeholders across systems including students, administrators, researchers, service providers, individuals with disabilities and families in the areas of disability, employment, knowledge translation, vocational rehabilitation, poverty, and financial empowerment.
Teaching Interests: Rehabilitation Counseling, Youth, Research and Evaluation, Psychological Assessment, Vocational Evaluation Professional and Research
Interests: Evidence-Based Practice in Rehabilitation Counseling, Poverty and Disability, Health and Disability, Financial Empowerment, Knowledge Translation and Mobilization
Roles/Responsibilities: Provide a relevant and meaningful educational experience with the aim of developing highly qualified rehabilitation counseling professionals.