Heidi Paul

Charter College of Education
Department of Special Education & Counseling
Office Location: KH C 1035
Phone: 323.343.4439 Email: hpaul@exchange.calstatela.edu

 

INTRODUCTION

Heidi Paul, Ph.D. is the coordinator of MS Counseling, option Rehabilitation program. She is an associate tenured professor and has enjoyed her work at Cal State, Los Angeles for the past 16 years

 


 

TEACHING INTERESTS

My varied background and interests have readied me to teach a variety of graduate and undergraduate classes.  I take advantage of opportunities to improve my teaching skills. I enjoy innovative teaching techniques that will provide the best learning experience for students as well as helping students realize their potential.

 

 

 


 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Currently research is in  mindfulness and the effect it has on student anxiety and academic performance

Date

Publications

2018

Peterson, D., & Paul, H. (2018). Psychiatric Diagnosis (In Press). Book Chapter. Brodwin, M.G., Siu, F.W., Howard, J., Brodwin, E.R., Du, A.T. (Eds.). Medical, Psychosocial & Vocational Aspects of Disability. Elliott & Fitzpatrick: Athens, GA.

2017

Paul, H. & Brodwin, M (2017). Recruiting for Rehabilitation Programs, 20 years later. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education (31)1, 21-26

2009

Peterson, D., & Paul, H (2009) International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) to Conceptualize Disability and Functioning in Psychological Injury and Law in the following paginated issue of Psychological Injury and Law, Volume @, Issue 3

2007

Kimm, C. & Paul, H. (2007). Issues in hiring people with disabilities expressed by employers. Journal of Special Education, 14 (1), 47-57.

2006

Paul, H. (2006). Attitudes of graduate and undergraduate students toward people with disabilities. Dissertation Abstracts International, 67 (02) (UMI No. AT 3207172).

2006

Paul, H. (2006). Attitudes toward people with disabilities expressed by rehabilitation services and urban learning teaching students. International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 12, 137-143

2003

Paul, H., Hunt, R.D., Brodwin, M.G. (2003) Unemployment and underemployment of people with disabilities, 11(1), 56-60.

                                                                                                  PRESENTATIONS
2016

Paul (2016) Existentialism, Trauma & Rehabilitation. CALPCC Conference, San Jose,  CA.

2015

Paul, H. (2015) Recruiting for rehabilitation counseling.  International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii

2014

Paul, H. (2014) Are we throwing people away? CALPCC Conference, San Francisco, CA

2014

Paul, H. (2014). Transition and employment: High School to Adulthood. Fiesta Educativa, Inc., Los Angeles

2013

Paul, H (2013) Transition School to work. Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena, CA.

2011

Paul, H, (2011) Presenter EOP Transfer Student Mixer Rehabilitation Counseling Association. California State University, Los Angeles

2011

Paul, H. (2011) What is rehabilitation counseling? Leadership Education in Neuro developmental disabilities (LEND), Los Angeles, CA

2011

Paul, H. (2011) Crisis/trauma counseling. California Rehabilitation Association. Oakland, CA

2011

Paul, H. (2011) Ethics and customer service East Los Angeles Regional Center. Professional Development Series, Los Angeles, CA

2011

Paul, H. (2011) Aging and long-term care California Rehabilitation Association, Oakland, CA

2011

Paul, H. (2011) Psychopharmacology for practicing rehabilitation counselors. Special summer session for counselor licensure and continuing education units for rehabilitation counselors

2011

Paul, H. (2011) Crisis/trauma counseling. California Rehabilitation Association, Ontario, CA

2011

Paul, H. (2011) Aging and long term care. California Rehabilitation Counseling Association, Ontario, CA

2008

Paul, H. (2008) Ethics and the Law. California Rehabilitation Association, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Paul, H (2008). The Ethics of working with students with disabilities. International Conference in Education, Honolulu, Hawaii

2008

Paul, H. (2008). The effects of subjective culture on ethical decisions for academic advisors and counselors. Invited speaker to the International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hawaii.

2007

Paul, H. & Siu, F. (2007). Ethics and Culture. Invited speaker to the National Association Multicultural Rehabilitation Counselors annual conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

2007

Paul, H. (2007). Maintaining Ethical Counseling Relationships. Invited speaker to the California Rehabilitation Association, South. Los Angeles, CA.

2007

Paul, H. (2007). Maintaining Ethical Counseling Relationships. Invited speaker to the California Rehabilitation Association, North. San Francisco, CA.

2006

Paul, H. (2006). Subjective culture and ethics. Invited speaker to the National Association Multicultural Rehabilitation Counselors annual conference, Detroit, MI.

 


 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

BA Liberal Studies 1979
Cal State LA

MS Counseling Rehabilitation 1996

Cal State LA

 

Ph.D.  Rehabilitation &Special Education

University of Arizona

Tucson