Lee Ann R. Grubbs (PhD, CRC, CFLE), is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where she serves as a Training Coordinator with the Regional Rehabilitation Countinuing Education Program (RRCEP). She earned an MS degree from the University of Tennessee in the area of rehabilitation counselor education, and a PhD from the Universitiy of Tennessee with emphasis in child and family studies. Dr. Grubbs worked as a rehabiitation counselor with the State of Tennessee, whicih sparked her interest in the area of caseload management. She has professional experiences in the areas of adult mental health family support, disability and aging, and as an instructor in the Rehabilitation Counselor Education program at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She has served in several organizations at the state, regional, and national levels.
Jack L. Cassell (PhD), is a Research Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He took his Bachelor's degree from Berea College with an emphasis in Psychology and his Master's degree from the University of Kentucky in Rehabilitation Counseling. He then managed a caseload in a psychiatric hospital setting for the state of Kentucky before returning to academics. He earned his Doctorate from the University of Kansas in Psychology. He was briefly a psychological consultant for a rehabilitation facility in Kansas before accepting a position with the Regional Rehabilitation Countinuing Education Program (RRCEP) at the University of Tennessee. Here he conducted extensive training sessions in Supervision and Management, Stress Management, and Ethics. He also taught Caseload Management classes at the University, and for professionals in the field, he conducted over 100 training sessions in Caseload Management in a wide range of settings from New York to Florida to Texas to Minnesota. He also published articles, chapters in books, and co-authored a text in Rehabilitation Caseload Management.
S. Wayne Mulkey (PhD, CRC), is a Research Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where he serves as Director of the Regional Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program (RRCEP). He got an MS degree from the University of Tennessee in the area of rehabilitation counseling and a PhD from Florida State University with an emphasis in public administration and research. Dr. Mulkey worked as a rehabilitation counselor, which inspired his interest in rehabilitation caseload management. He has also supervised rehabilitation counseling students during their development of critical case management and caseload management skills. Additionally, his experiences include working in the central office of a state rehabilitation agency, and in a psychiatric hospital. He has received recognition at a national level for his leadership activities in the area of human resource development. He has served in numerous organizations and has co-authored one book. Dr. Mulkey has also published several articles and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Rehabilitation