Maureen McGuire-Kuletz

Maureen McGuire-Kuletz
Associate Professor, Counseling
(202) 994-9428

Dr. McGuire-Kuletz has been awarded $9,000,000 in grants from the U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Services Administration, National Institute on Disability and Independent Living Research, and other funders.

Dr. McGuire-Kuletz has authored more than 20 peer reviewed articles, co-authored one book chapter, and presented more than 50 peer-reviewed national/international presentations.

She is currently on the Board of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA), the American Counseling Association Public Policy & Legislation Committee, the Board of the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA), Past-President of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE), past-President of the National Association of Vocational Evaluators and Work Adjustment Specialists, and past-President of the Virginia Rehabilitation Association (VRA). In addition, she held a Secretarial appointment to the US Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee of Rehabilitation and Employment Services for over 6 years.

Dr. McGuire-Kuletz is currently the Co-Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (GW-CRCRE).

Education
Ed.D., The George Washington University, M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, B.A., George Mason University

Publications

Garcia, J., Zeglin, R., Matray, S., Froehlich, R., Marable, R. & McGuire-Kuletz, M. An Analysis of the Use and Policies Regarding Social Media Use as a Work Tool in Public Rehabilitation. Journal of the National Council of Rehabilitation Education Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, May 2016.

Hergenrather, K., Zeglin, R. McGuire-Kuletz, M. & Rhodes, S. Employment as a Social Determinant of Health: A Review of Longitudinal Studies Exploring the Relationship Between Employment Status and Mental Health. Journal of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, September 2015

McGuire-Kuletz, M., Otto, B. & Diehl, M. (2015). Understanding the Affordable Care Act: A Toolkit for VR Counselors (Institute on Rehabilitation Issues Monograph No. 37). Washington, DC: The George Washington University Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education (GW-CRCRE).

In the News

GSEHD faculty, students, and alumni presented at the Fall 2018 National Rehabilitation Education Conference in Arlington, Virginia in October:

  • Dr. Kenneth Hergenrather and Dr. Maureen McGuire-Kuletz presented the session entitled, "Project Educate, Empower and Employ and Targeted Communities 12 States: One Year Follow-Up and Application of Community-Based Participatory Research."
  • Dr. McGuire-Kuletz presented the session "Promoting Youth Transition: Strategies for Increasing Collaboration and Systems Linkages."
  • Dr. McGuire-Kuletz and and GSEHD alumnus Randy Loss (Rehabilitation Counseling program) presented the session, "Translating the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Youth Transition Services: Meet the Technical Assistance Centers."
  • Dr. Hergenrather, Dr. McGuire-Kuletz, and Diona Emmanuel (doctoral candidate in counseling) presented two posters entitled "Enhancing employment outcomes: An introduction and application of Community-based Participatory" and "HIV/AIDS and disability: A Social Ecological Model integration to enhance employment outcomes."

Dr. Maureen McGuire-Kuletz has been elected for a 2 year term to the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) Board of Directors. Her term starts July 1, 2018.

Dr. Kenneth Hergenrather, Dr. Maureen McGuire-Kuletz, and Diona Emmanuel, doctoral candidate in counseling, presented a pre-conference training at the Fall 2017 National Rehabilitation Education Conference in Arlington, Virginia. The presentation was titled Community-based Participatory Research: Applications for Enhancing Employment Outcomes. Dr. Hergenrather, Dr. McGuire-Kuletz, and Ms. Emmanuel also presented a poster session at the conference. The poster was titled Men and Masculinity: Enhancing Counseling Outcomes for Male Clients.

GSEHD alumnus Dr. Robert Froehlich (Ed.D., counseling) from the GW Center on Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education was an invited pre-conference speaker at the 2017 Virginia Collaborations Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. His presentation was entitled: Ethics: 2017 CRCC Code Updates & The Ethics of Outcomes Measurement and Return on Investment. He and Dr. Maureen McGuire-Kuletz spoke on a panel during the conference on Virginia Career Pathways: A Collaboration Model.

Dr. Maureen McGuire-Kuletz has been appointed to the American Counseling Association Public Policy and Legislative Committee for a 3 year term effective July 1, 2017.