Curriculum Vita


Randall Scot McDaniel, Ed.D., OTR/L, CVE, CRC


Professor and Director of Graduate Rehabilitation Studies

Rehabilitation and Special Education

College of Education

1224 Haley Center

Auburn University, AL 36849

(334) 844-2076

Vocational Expert

McDaniel & Associates

11700 Highway Fifty

Dadeville, AL 36853

(205) 896-2880



EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

1976 Auburn University Ed.D.

Rehabilitation Services

1968 University of Florida M.R.C.

Rehabilitation Counseling

1966 University of Florida B.S.O T.

Occupational Therapy

RECENT CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS RECEIVED

Spring 1997, National Forum on Issues in Vocational Evaluation, Colorado Springs, CO.

Fall 1996, 18th World Congress on Rehabilitation International, Auckland, New Zealand

Summer 1995, Tools for Tomorrow with Disabled Students in Higher Education, Innsbruck, Austria

Spring 1995, National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment, Louisville, KY

Winter 1995, Pacific Rim Conference on Developmentally Disabled, Honalulu, HI

Winter 1995, Industrial Rehabilitation at the Alabama Physical Therapy Association Meeting in Auburn, AL

Summer 1994, Statewide Technology Access and Response Training Seminar, Mobile, AL

Spring 1994, Rehabilitation Technology, Austin, TX.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

- Private Practice, McDaniel & Associates, as a Vocational or Rehabilitation Expert for the Social Security Administration, Railroad Retirement Board, and Personal Injury/Workman's Compensation Litigation, 1983 - Present.

- Assistant (1976), Associate Professor (1982), Professor, (1997), Department of Rehabilitation and Special Education, College of Education, Auburn University

- Coordinator (1976-), Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling and Vocational Evaluation/Work Adjustment Program, Department of Rehabilitation and Special Education, Auburn University

- First appointed (1982) and reappointed (1989 & 1996) to the Graduate Faculty, Auburn University

- Educational Supervisor, Director of Vocational Evaluation and Occupational Therapy (1969-1972), Tennessee Department of Education, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, at Les Passees Rehabilitation Center, Memphis, Tennessee.

- Staff Occupational Therapist (1966-1967), J. Hillis Miller Health Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

- Occupational Therapy Intern (1966), Tampa General Hospital, J.Hillis Miller Health Center.

- Occupational Therapy Aide (1965), Northeast Florida State Mental Hospital, MacClenny, Florida.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

- Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR), American Occupational Therapy Association, National, 1967 - Present

- Licensed Occupational Therapist (OTL), Alabama Board of Occupational Therapy, 1991 - Present

- Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE), National, Commission of Certification of Work Adjustment and Vocational Evaluation Specialists, 1983 - Present.

- Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) National, Commission on Rehabilitation Counseling Certification, 1994 - Present.

HONORS

- 1993 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, College of Education, Auburn University.

- "Outstanding Service to Disabled" award (1988), National Rehabilitation Association

- Recipient (1985), Paul R. Hoffman Award, Division of Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment, National Rehabilitation Association "for significant contributions to the independence of citizens with disabiliites through initiative, and the creation, development and more effective utilization of vocational evaluation and work adjustment techniques."

- Nominated, Outstanding Young Men of America (1980)



PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Leadership

- Editor, Alabama Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association Forum, 1989 - 1995

- Board Member-at-Large (1989-1995), Alabama Vocational and Work Adj. Association

- Board Member-at-Large (1985-1987), National Rehabilitation Association

- President (1984), Association of the National Association of Educators of Rehabilitation Facility Personnel

- President (1981-1982), Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association, National Rehabilitation Association.

- President (1976), Southeast Regional Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association, A Division of the National Rehabilitation Association

- President (1976), The Alabama Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association, A Division of the National Rehabilitation Association

- President (1965-1966), Student Occupational Therapy Association, University of Florida

- First Co-Chairman (1965-1966), National Student Occupational Therapy Association

- Vice President (1970), Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association



Past and Present Professional Association Memberships

- National Rehabilitation Association

- National Council of Rehabilitation Educators

- National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities

- Association of Educators of Rehabilitation Facility Personnel

- National Association of Rehabilitation Professionals in the Private Sector

- Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association

- American Occupational Therapy Association

- Eastern Educational Research Association

- Mid-South Educational Research Association

RECENT PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

McDaniel, R. (1996). A review of Job Analyser by Vertek. Journal of Rehabilitation.

McDaniel, R., Shumaker, L. And S. Phillips. (1995) A Preliminary Report on the Use of Computers by Rehabilitation Counselors and Vocational Evaluators. In R. Fry (ed.) Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Menomenie, WI: Materials Development Conference.

Livingston, M. McDaniel R. And R. Weldon. (1995). Characteristics of Adjudicated Social Security Applicants in Alabama and South Carolina. In R. Fry (ed.) Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Menomenie, WI: Materials Development Conference.

Brown, C., McDaniel, R., and King, M. (1995). Vocational evaluation recommendations and outcomes. Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Bulletin.

McDaniel, R. (1995) Editorial. VEWAA and NRA: Can this marriage be saved. VEWAA Newsletter. (Reprinted by request from the Alabama VEWAA Forum.)

McDaniel, R.S. (1994). Editoral. VEWAA and NRA: Can this marriage be saved. Alabama VEWAA Forum. 5(2)

Brown, C., McDaniel, R., Couch, R. & McClanahan, M. (1994). Vocational Evaluation Systems and Software: A Consumer's Guide. Menomonie, WI: Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute Materials Development Center.

McDaniel, R. S. (1993). Editorial: Vocational evaluation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Alabama VEWAA Forum. 4(2).

Magrega, D.J., Spencer, W.A., and R. McDaniel. (1993). Factors involved in time taken in returning to work after an industrial injury. Journal of Rehabilitation. 59(2). 13-17.

McDaniel, R. & M. McClanahan. (1993). Selecting evaluation software. In R. Fry(ed). Sixth National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Menomonie, WI: Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute Materials Development Center.

Brown, C.D., Woodard, D. and R. McDaniel. (1991). Differences in workers' compensation settlements using vocational or medical impairment ratings. NARPPS Journal and News. 6(6).

McDaniel, R.S., Weldon, K. and K. Jamison. (1991). Vocational appraisal of the social security disability claimant. In R. Fry (ed). The Issues Papers: Fifth National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Menomonie, WI: Materials Development Center.

Middleton, R. and McDaniel, R. (1990). The (re)habilitation needs of the older non disabled handicapped person: Expanding the role of the rehabilitation profession. Journal of Rehabilitation. 56(4).

McDaniel, R. (1989). Forensic vocational evaluation. In Fry, R. (ed.) The Fourth National Forum on Issues in Vocational Evaluation. Menomonie, WI: Materials Development Center.





McDaniel, R. (1988). Deprofessionalizing vocational evaluation. In Fry, R. The Third Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Menomonie, WI: Materials Development Center.

McDaniel, R. and N. McDaniel. (1988) The effect of the auburn behavioral training program on three behavioral observation methods. Journal of Rehabilitation Education. 2(1), 39-48.

McDaniel, R., Swanzy, L, Porter, T., & N. McDaniel.(1988). Commonalities and differences in job performance ratings of vocational evaluators in the southeast. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration. 12(1), 12-17.

Brown, C. and McDaniel, R.S. (1987) Perceived desirability of applicants having back injuries. Journal of Private Sector Rehabilitation. 2(2), 89-98.

McDaniel, R. (1986). Vocational evaluation: What direction. In Fry, R. The Forum Issue Papers. Menomonie, WI: Materials Development Center.

RECENT PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

-Use of the World Wide Web for Vocational and Disability Information for Vocational Evaluators. Competitively selected paper presented at the Eight National Forum on Issues in Vocational Evaluation, Colorado Springs, CO., March 1997.

-Using Technology for Job Placement by the Disabled. Competitively selected paper presented at the 18th World Congress on International Rehabilitation, Auckland, New Zealand, September 1996.

-Selecting Job Search Software. Invited presentation at the Rehabilitation Technology Association annual conference, Charleston, WV, March 1996.

- Job Search Software for Use with Disabled Students in Higher Education. Competitively selected presentation at the Tools for Tomorrow Conference, Innsbruck, Austria. July 1995.

- Preliminary Report on a National Computer Survey in Vocational Evaluation and Rehabilitation Counseling. Competitively selected presentation at the Seventh National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Louisville, KY. March 1995.

- Characteristics of Adjudicated Social Security Applicants. Competitively selected presentation at the Seventh National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Louisville, KY. March 1995.

- Life Care Planning for the Developmentally Disabled. Competitively selected presentation at the Pacific Rim Conference. Honolulu, HI. January 1995.

- Job Search Software: What's Available. Invited presentation at the Rehabilitation Technology Association annual conference, Washington D.C., April 1994.

- Life Care Planning. Invited presentation at the Diverse Trends in Rehabilitation for the 90's Workshop. Auburn University at Montgomery. Montgomery, AL. Sept 1993.

- Team Approach to Life Care Planning for the Pediatric Client. Competitively selected presentation at the Sixth National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Virginia Beach, VA. March 1993.

- Selecting Evaluation Systems. Competitively selected presentation at the Sixth National Forum on Issues in Vocational Assessment. Virginia Beach, VA. March 1993.

- Job Search Software: A Review. Auburn University Program for Training and Development's Advanced Vocational Evaluation Training Program. May 1992.

- The Right Way to Do Vocational Disability Ratings. Invited Presentation at the Alabama Worker's Compensation Conference. May 1992.