Faculty Profile

Brandi Levingston

Title
Principal Lecturer
Department
Rehabilitation and Health Services
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008.
Major: Special Education/An Investigation of the Variables Related to Competitive Employment and Earnings of Vocational Rehabilitation Consumers with Blindness or Visual Impairments, Randall M. Parker, Supervisor.
MHS, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 2004.
Major: Rehabilitation Counseling
BA, Louisiana State University, 2000.
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders

Current Scheduled Teaching*

RHAB 5812.900, Internship in Rehabilitation, Spring 2023
RHAB 4300.900, Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Spring 2023
RHAB 4100.900, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2023
RHAB 5718.900, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2023
RHAB 5700.001, Ethical and Professional Foundations in Rehabilitation Counseling, Fall 2022
RHAB 5700.900, Ethical and Professional Foundations in Rehabilitation Counseling, Fall 2022
RHAB 5811.001, Practicum in Rehabilitation, Fall 2022
RHAB 5811.900, Practicum in Rehabilitation, Fall 2022
RHAB 5732.900, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, Fall 2022
RHAB 4880.900, Rehabilitation Practicum, Fall 2022

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

RHAB 5715.901, Disability Issues in Human Development, Summer 10W 2022 SPOT
RHAB 5811.001, Practicum in Rehabilitation, Summer 10W 2022 SPOT
RHAB 5811.900, Practicum in Rehabilitation, Summer 10W 2022
RHAB 4880.900, Rehabilitation Practicum, Summer 10W 2022 SPOT
RHAB 3100.900, Disability and Society, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.950, Disability and Society, Spring 2021 SPOT
RHAB 4100.900, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5718.900, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.900, Ethical and Professional Foundations in Rehabilitation Counseling, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.950, Ethical and Professional Foundations in Rehabilitation Counseling, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5732.900, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5732.950, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.900, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.950, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5900.009, Special Problems, Fall 8W2 2020
RHAB 3100.900, Disability and Society, Summer 10W 2020
RHAB 5812.900, Internship in Rehabilitation, Summer 10W 2020
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Spring 3W1 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.900, Disability and Society, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 5718.610, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 5718.900, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 5718.950, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 5700.001, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.080, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.601, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.810, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.820, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.810, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.820, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 6900.001, Special Problems in Rehabilitation, Fall 2019 SPOT
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5812.810, Internship in Rehabilitation, Summer 10W 2019 SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5718.810, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2019 SPOT
RHAB 5718.820, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2019 SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.001, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 5700.080, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 5700.601, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 5700.810, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 5700.820, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 4100.810, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.820, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Summer 10W 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.820, Disability and Society, Summer 10W 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4880.810, Rehabilitation Practicum, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4880.810, Rehabilitation Practicum, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.810, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5700.001, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2017 SPOT
RHAB 5700.601, Introduction to Rehabilitation, Fall 2017 SPOT
RHAB 4100.810, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5742.820, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2017 SPOT
RHAB 5742.830, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2017 SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.810, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5718.610, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2017 SPOT
RHAB 5718.810, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2017 SPOT
RHAB 5718.820, Transition Issues in Rehabilitation, Spring 2017 SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.820, Disability and Society, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5742.810, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5742.820, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5250.810, Topics in Rehabilitation, Summer 10W 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5742.810, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5742.820, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2016
RHAB 5742.830, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2016 SPOT
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.810, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5250.810, Topics in Rehabilitation, Spring 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5250.820, Topics in Rehabilitation, Spring 2016
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5742.810, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
RHAB 5742.820, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
RHAB 5742.830, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2015 SPOT
RHAB 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2015
RHAB 5742.810, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2015
RHAB 5742.830, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2015
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2015 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2015 Syllabus
RHAB 5250.810, Topics in Rehabilitation, Spring 2015
RHAB 5250.820, Topics in Rehabilitation, Spring 2015
RHAB 5250.830, Topics in Rehabilitation, Spring 2015
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2014 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Fall 2014 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2014 Syllabus
RHAB 5742.811, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2014
RHAB 5742.820, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2014
RHAB 5742.821, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2014
RHAB 5742.830, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Summer 10W 2014
RHAB 5742.811, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2014
RHAB 5742.820, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2014
RHAB 5742.830, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2014
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2014 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Spring 2014 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2014 Syllabus
RHAB 3900.810, Case Management in Rehabilitation, Fall 2013 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2013 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2013 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Summer 10W 2013 Syllabus
RHAB 5742.001, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2013
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2013 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2013 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2012 Syllabus
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Fall 2012 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Summer 2012
RHAB 5742.001, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2012
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2012 Syllabus
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2011 Syllabus
RHAB 5720.001, Rehabilitation Counseling Theories, Fall 2011
RHAB 5742.001, Case Management and Rehabilitation Services, Spring 2011
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2011 Syllabus
RHAB 5720.002, Rehabilitation Counseling Theories, Spring 2011
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2010 Syllabus
RHAB 4880.701, Rehabilitation Practicum, Fall 2010
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2010
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Spring 2010
RHAB 3100.820, Disability and Society, Spring 2010
RHAB 4100.001, Rehabilitation Service Delivery Systems, Spring 2010
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2009
RHAB 5720.001, Rehabilitation Counseling Theories, Fall 2009
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Summer 2009
RHAB 3200.810, Physical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability I, Summer 2009
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Spring 2009
RHAB 3100.810, Disability and Society, Spring 2009
SOWK 4540.001, Human Diversity for the Helping Professions, Spring 2009
RHAB 5740.002, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2009
RHAB 3100.001, Disability and Society, Fall 2008
SOWK 4540.001, Human Diversity for the Helping Professions, Fall 2008
RHAB 5720.001, Rehabilitation Counseling Theories, Fall 2008

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Levingston, B. D., Sharma, R., Mincer, W. (2020). Professionalism. Rehabilitation Services: An Introduction for the Human Services Professional 4th edition. 225-260.
Sharma, R., Levingston, B. (2019). PROFESSIONALISM. Rehabilitation Services.
Journal Article
Darensbourg, B. L. (2013). Predictors of employment of VR consumers with blindness or visual impairments.
Darensbourg, B. L., Donnell, C., Leung, P., Catalano, D. (2012). Transition and students of color: A framework for research and practice. 5(2), 8-12. https://rceapro.com/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Darensbourg,, Garber, M., "Work Experience Camp for Transitioning Youth with Blindness or Visual Impairments," Sponsored by DARS Division for Blind Services, State, $320000.00 Funded. (June 2010August 2011).
Darensbourg,, Garber, M., "Career Camp for Transitioning Youth with Disabilities," Sponsored by DARS Division for Rehabilitation Services, State, Funded. (June 2010August 2010).
Grant - Research
Barrio, B. L. (Principal), Carey, C. D. (Co-Principal), Savage, M. (Co-Principal), Keller, M. (Co-Principal), Levingston, B. D. (Supporting), Gafford, L. C. (Supporting), Mpofu, E., "UNT ELEVAR: Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Program for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Texas," Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, Federal, $2636981 Funded. (October 1, 2020September 30, 2025).
Carey, C. D., Levingston, B. D., "Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program: Partnerships for Allied Health Success Extension," Sponsored by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $78562.00 Funded. (September 01, 2016August 31, 2017).
Carey, C. (Principal), Levingston, B. (Co-Principal), Catalano, D. E. (Supporting), "Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program - Allied Health Pathways," Sponsored by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $395000 Funded. (August 2014August 2017).
Grant - Service
Mathews, L., Levingston, B. D., Roberts, L., Walker, J. W., Fulton, K., "Non-Tenure Track Faculty Mentoring Group Team Mentoring Grant," University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (August 2020May 2021).
Mathews, L. (Principal), Levingston, B. (Co-Principal), Knight, R. (Co-Principal), Roberts, L. (Co-Principal), Walker, J. (Co-Principal), "Mentoring Grant/UNT Office of Faculty Success," Sponsored by University of North Texas, University of North Texas, $2970 Funded. (August 26, 2019August 31, 2020).
Cartwright, A. D. (Principal), Carey, C. D. (Co-Principal), Ceballos, P. L. (Supporting), Levingston, B. D. (Supporting), "UNT - CLASSIC (Cultural and Linguistic Awareness Support Services in Counseling)," Sponsored by The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $353543.00 Funded. (September 1, 2017August 31, 2020).
Carey, C. D., Levingston, B. (Co-Principal), "Minority Health Research and Education Grant Program: Partnerships for Allied Health Success," Sponsored by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $395642 Funded. (August 2014September 2016).
Grant - Teaching
Levingston, B. D., "Next Gen Grant," University of North Texas, $6000.00 Funded. (20152016).
Levingston, B. D., "Partial Course Redesign," University of North Texas, $700.00 Funded. (20142015).
Sponsored Research
Catalano, D. E. (Principal), Levingston, B. (Co-Principal), "Long-term Training Grant in Rehabilitation Counseling," Sponsored by Rehabilitation Services Administration, Federal, $1083973 Funded. (October 1, 2019September 30, 2024).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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