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Amy Skinner, EPC, and David Smith, TPTE. This award provides funding to train masters students majoring in rehabilitation counseling. The purpose of this grant is to meet the demand of qualified personnel in the State-Federal Vocational Rehabilitation Service Program, and other related agencies.

Dunn,PatrickThe second proposal was written by Patrick Dunn, EPC, and David Smith, TPTE. This award provides funding to train masters students majoring in rehabilitation counseling who are also earning a certificate focusing on deafness. The purpose of this grant is to increase the supply of rehabilitation counselors who are specialized to work with persons who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Both of these grants have been funded for a period of five years.

Educational Psychology & Counseling Department
College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

535 Bailey Education Complex
1122 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996-3452
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