Dr. Dalia Chowdhury
University of North Texas
Rehabilitation and Health Services
(940) 369-5001
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Education

PhD, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2015.
Major: Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology
Dissertation Title: The Human Service Provider Competence about Reporting Violence on Women with Disability scale: Development and validation.
MS, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2011.
Major: Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology
MA, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, 2009.
Major: Applied Sciences and Arts
MA, Jadavpur University, 2001.
Major: Literature
BA, Jadavpur University, 1999.
Major: Literature
Dissertation Title: n/a

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, CRCC. (20162021).

Licensed Professional Counselor, IDFPR. (20152018).

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, IAODAPCA. (20142018).

Teaching

Teaching Experience

University of North Texas
RHAB 4275, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, 17 courses.
RHAB 4300, Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 2 courses.
RHAB 5250, Topics in Rehabilitation, 1 course.
RHAB 5724, Disability and the Family System, 2 courses.
RHAB 5732, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, 3 courses.
RHAB 5740, Rehabilitation Assessment, 6 courses.
RHAB 5742, Professional and Ethical Issues in Rehabilitation Case Management, 1 course.
RHAB 5900, Special Problems, 3 courses.

Awards and Honors

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, College of Education and Human Services, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. (February 2015 – Present).

Research

Published Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article
Lund, E. M., Corr, C., Kinayey, E., Mott, K., Chowdhury, D., Hammond, M. Childhood Disability- Related Abuse: A Retrospective Proof-of- Concept Study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Watts, J., Chowdhury, D., Holloway, L. (2018). Success in collegiate recovery programs: Results from a phenomenological investigation. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. 37(2), 163-180.
Lund, E., Schultz, J., Thomas, K., Nardoff, M., Chowdhury, D. It’s Awful When We Get It Wrong”: An Exploratory Qualitative Study of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors’ Perspectives on Suicide. Omega -- Journal of Death and Dying.
Lund, E., Schultz, J., Nardoff, M., Thomas, K., Chowdhury, D., Galbraith, K. (2018). Experiences with and knowledge of non-suicidal self-injury in Vocational Rehabilitation support staff.. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling.
Sprong, M., Chowdhury, D., Dallas, B., Buono, F. (2017). Impact of Sexism and Gender on Recommendations for Rehabilitation Services. Journal of Rehabilitation.
Minor, T., Chowdhury, D., Flowers, C. (2016). Recruitment, retention, and mentoring for diversity among Rehabilitation Counselor educators.. Rehabilitation Research, Policy and Education. 31(2), .
Chowdhury, D. (2015). Understanding and reporting violence as experienced by women with disabilities: Role of the vocational rehabilitation administrator. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration. 39(1), .
Mukherjee, D., Chowdhury, D. (2014). What do the flyers say? Embedded ‘Orientalist’ constructions in Social Work study abroad programs in the United States. International Social Work. 57(6), .
Mui, N., Sprong, M., Lee, S., Chowdhury, D., Flowers, C. (2013). Ethics in Rehabilitation Administration: Revising the NARL code of ethics. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration. 37(1), 19-24.

Presentations Given

Paper

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), National Rehabilitation Counselors Association, The current Opioid crisis and the Minorities: Role of Rehabilitation Counselors, Memphis, Tenessee, United States of America. (2019).

Chowdhury, D. (Author), FAuss, S. (Presenter), American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, Pain & opioid use: Changing the perception and practice around a common co-occurrence, New Orleans, United States of America. (20192019).

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Conference of National Council of Rehabilitation Educators,, Investigation of relationship between addiction, trauma and suicidal ideation preceding psychiatric hospitalization, NCRE, United States of America. (2017).

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Annual Recovery Conference, Ethical Parameters of Trauma Informed Care for Addiction Professionals., the University of North Texas Office of Substance Misuse and Mental Health Recovery Research, United States of America. (2016).

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Conference of National Council of Rehabilitation Educators,, The “Human Service Provider Competence about Reporting Violence on Women with Disability” scale: Development and validation., United States of America. (2016).

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Conference of National Council of Rehabilitation Educators,, Pressure of being “Model” Minority: Underutilization of Rehabilitation Services by Asian Americans., NCRE, United States of America. (2014).

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Conference of National Council of Rehabilitation Educators,, Understanding multiple discriminations: Women with disabilities and vocational rehabilitation., NCRE, San Francisco, United States of America. (2013).

Minor, T. (Author & Presenter), Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Conference of National Council of Rehabilitation Educators,, Recruitment, retention, and mentoring for diversity among Rehabilitation Counselor educators., NCRE, United States of America. (2012).

Sprong, M. (Author & Presenter), Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Research Town Meeting and Fair, The Ambivalent Counselor: A Study Measuring Hostile and Benevolent Sexism., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL., United States of America. (2012).

Poster

Pinon, N. (Presenter), Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), National Council of Rehabilitation Educators, Bridging the Gap: Reporting Rates of Violence Among Women with Disabilities, United States of America. (20192019).

Lund, E. (Author & Presenter), Corr, C. (Author), Kinavey, E. (Author), Mott, K. (Author), Chowdhury, D. (Author), Hammond, M. (Author), Thomas, K. B. (Author), Biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI), Retrospective Childhood Disability-related Abuse: A Proof of Concept Study, San Diego, CA, United States of America. (2018).

Knight, R. (Author & Presenter), Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Li, Q. (Author), Swan, J. H. (Author), Texas Public Health Association Annual Conference, A Study of the NHIS Surveys from 2001-2010 and the Cross-Sectional Findings Regarding Marital Status, Mental Health Problems and Gender as They Predict Smoking Outcomes, Texas Public Health Association, Waco, Texas, United States of America. (20182018).

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Conference of National Council of Rehabilitation Educators,, Resist: Mindfulness based group therapy for women with disabilities who have experienced interpersonal violence., NCRE, United States of America. (2016).

Workshop

Chowdhury, D. (Author & Presenter), Hogg Foundation Workshop, Co-occurring disorders in addiction recovery: Treatment approaches, Hogg Foundation, United States of America. (2017).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Chowdhury, D., "Challenging Barriers of “Unmet Needs”: Women with Disabilities and Service Provision (Funded)," Sponsored by Office of Faculty Success, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (20192020).

Service

University Service

Member, Departmental Clinical Committee. (2017 – Present).

Member, Departmental Evaluation Committee. (2017 – Present).

Member, Departmental Undergraduate Committee. (2017 – Present).

Member, Departmental Addictions Committee. (2016 – Present).

Co-Chair, Departmental Bylaws Review Committee. (August 2019).

Co-Chair, Faculty Senate Committee for the Status of Women. (2017August 2019).

Committee Member, Department Admissions Committee. (September 2017December 2018).

Member, COACHE Steering Committee. (20172018).

Professional Service

Editorial Review Board Member, National Association of Rehabilitation Leadership. (20192021).

Other, National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Anaheim, California. (April 12, 20182020).