Dr Michael J. Millington
|Qualifications: Ph.D. Rehabilitation Psychology M.A. Rehabilitation Administration & Services Certified Rehabiiltation Counselor
Previously experience as associate level faculty in Rehabilitation Counseling Programs at Louisiana State University and Auburn University; Director and Co-Principal Investigator at the National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials; and Co-founder and Director of the Louisiana Business Leadership Network. I teach broadly in the curriculum with focused expertise in assessment, placement, ethics, research, and counseling.
My research interests focus on issues of community inclusion in any application including family interface with rehabilitation counseling; supply side employment strategies; advancing innovative and evidence-based employment and career practices; developing intentional communities of practice in the service of knowledge translation, program management, and policy development; community engagement in psychiatric rehabilitation; advancing best pedagogical practice in inclusive distance education technologies, and advancing social network analysis as a tool in research and practice.
I have recently been active in the professional community in the development of: (a) national communities of practice for QA professionals, state agency trainers, sign language interpreter trainers, and technical assistance and continuing education centers; and (b) innovative vocational evaluation and job development practices.
Teaching and Service Responsibilities
As Senior Lecturer and Course Director, I provide oversight and quality control over all units of study within the purview of the rehabilitation counseling discipline. I teaching broadly in the programme with particular expertise in rehabilitation counseling, case management, vocational evaluation and assessment, career theory and counseling, family issues in disabilities, career development and job placement, psychiatric rehabilitation, rehabilitation administration, management, and policy.
- Miller, D. J. & Millington, M. J. (2003). On hearing the call: From the pain of affliction toward healing. In Ramsey, R.E. & Miller, D. J. (Eds.), Experiences between philosophy and communication: Engaging the philosophical contributions of Calvin O. Schrag. NY: Suny Press.
- Millington, M.J. (2005). Remembering community inclusion: Stories from the life of Jack Eldon Baker. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 48(3), 177-182.
- Millington, M. J., & Schultz, J. C. (2009). The challenge of organizational culture in quality assurance implementation. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, 33(2), 121-130.
- Tingey, K., Millington, M. J., & Schultz, J. (2009). Defining Fragmentation and Unification in the Rehabilitation Counseling Profession. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling, 40(3), 27-32.
- Millington, M. J., & Buys, N. J. (2010). Vocational rehabilitation in the context of business: Motivation, management and marketing. In E.M. Szymanski & R.M. Parker (Eds.), Work and disability: Contexts, issues and strategies for enhancing employment outcomes for people with disabilities (3rd ed., pp. 389-414). Austin TX: PRO-ED.
- Millington, M. J. (2011). Counseling with families. In I. Marini, N. M. Glover-Graf, & M. J. Millington (Eds.), Psychosocial aspects of disability: Insider perspectives and counseling (pp. 399-431). New York: Springer.
- Millington, M. J. (2011). Which counseling theories and techniques work best with different disability populations and why. In I. Marini, N. M. Glover-Graf, & M. J. Millington (Eds.), Psychosocial aspects of disability: Insider perspectives and counseling strategies (pp. 349-397). New York: Springer.
- Millington, M. J. (2011). Culturally different issues and attitudes toward disability. In I. Marini, N. M. Glover-Graf, & M. J. Millington (Eds.), Psychosocial aspects of disability: Insider perspectives and counseling strategies (pp. 61-95). New York: Springer.