Faculty Profile

Dalia Chowdhury

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Rehabilitation and Health Services
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

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

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ADDS 4275.900, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2021 Syllabus
RHAB 4300.900, Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Fall 2021 Syllabus
RHAB 5900.004, Special Problems, Fall 2021

* 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 4275.900, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2021 Syllabus
RHAB 5724.900, Disability and the Family System, Summer 10W 2021
RHAB 4275.900, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5740.900, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2021 SPOT
RHAB 5740.950, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2021 SPOT
RHAB 4275.900, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2020 SPOT
HLSR 6950.004, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2020
RHAB 5740.001, Rehabilitation Assessment, Fall 2020 SPOT
RHAB 4275.900, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2020
RHAB 5724.900, Disability and the Family System, Summer 10W 2020
RHAB 5724.950, Disability and the Family System, Summer 10W 2020
RHAB 4275.900, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 4275.950, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2020 Syllabus
RHAB 5740.900, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2020
RHAB 5740.950, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2020
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5740.001, Rehabilitation Assessment, Fall 2019 SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5724.810, Disability and the Family System, Summer 10W 2019 SPOT
RHAB 5900.810, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2019
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4275.820, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2019 Syllabus
RHAB 5740.810, Rehabilitation Assessment, Spring 2019 SPOT
RHAB 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
RHAB 5900.820, Special Problems, Spring 2019
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4275.820, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 5740.001, Rehabilitation Assessment, Fall 2018 SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4275.820, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2018 Syllabus
RHAB 5724.810, Disability and the Family System, Summer 10W 2018 SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5742.810, Professional and Ethical Issues in Rehabilitation Case Management, Spring 2018 SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 5740.001, Rehabilitation Assessment, Fall 2017 SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2017 SPOT
RHAB 5250.810, Topics in Rehabilitation, Summer 10W 2017 SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4300.810, Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4300.820, Introduction to Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
RHAB 4275.820, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Fall 2016 Syllabus
RHAB 5732.610, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, Fall 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5732.810, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, Fall 2016 SPOT
RHAB 5732.820, Principles of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery, Fall 2016
RHAB 4275.810, Alcohol, Drugs and Disability, Summer 10W 2016 Syllabus SPOT

* 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

Journal Article
Chowdhury, D. (2021). Developing a trauma-informed workforce for the opioid crisis in rural settings: A case study. Journal of Mental Health, Training, Education and Practice. Emerald. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-06-2021-0070
Chowdhury, D., Fauss, S. (2021). Reexamining opioid addiction as a co-occurring disorder: A clinical perspective on the “Chronic Pain Paradox”.. International Journal of Addiction Research and Therapy. 4(26), .
Chowdhury, D. (2020). Development and initial validation of the Clinician Attitude Toward Violence Affecting Women with Disabilities (CAVAWD) Scale: An exploratory study.. Rehabilitation Psychology. 65(2), 158-172. https://doi.org/10.1037/rep0000314
Lund, E. M., Schultz, J. C., Thomas, K., Chowdhury, D., Nardoff, M. (2020). “I honestly would not have known what to do”: An exploratory study of perspectives on client suicide among vocational rehabilitation support staff.. Omega -- Journal of Death and Dying.
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. M., Nardoff, M., Thomas, K., Schultz, J., Chowdhury, D. (2018). Vocational rehabilitation counselors’ experiences with and knowledge of non-suicidal self-injury. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling. 49(3), 45-63.
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.

Awarded Grants

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).
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  • 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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