Certified Rehabilitation Counselor/PhD Candidate
Northern Illinois University
Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Hira Byrne Paulin M.Ed, CRC is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She has a combined over 20 years of personal and professional experience with the disability community. She specializes in working with service-connected veterans. Her work focuses on bridging the gap between the military community and the rehabilitation field. Her work with military affiliated populations centers on increased awareness of the functional impacts of disability, developing self-advocacy skills, and increased knowledge of community-based services, benefits, and accommodations. Her work within the rehabilitation field aims to increase military inclusive pathways and knowledge of military culture for providers. She has worked with active duty personnel and veterans in: state and federal vocational rehabilitation programs, transition from service seminars, and post-secondary education. She has been a part of the military community for over a decade. She is currently a PhD candidate at Northern Illinois University in Health Scicenes, her research focus is military moral injury.
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Thursday, November 10, 2022
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM