Fort Valley State University  

Newton, James

Rehabilitation Counseling & Case Management

Adjunct Instructor – Fort Valley State University (2007 – present)
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant (2005 – Present)
Professional School Counselor (2004 – 2006)
Social Security Administration – Office of Hearings and
Appeals – Contracted Vocational Expert
Georgia Department of Labor – Vocational Rehabilitation Services Supplier/Evaluator
State of Georgia Rehabilitation Supplier for State Board of Worker’s Compensation
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Georgia Professional School Counselor Certification

Faculty Bio

Doctor of Health Science (2008) Nova Southeastern University
M.S. – School Counseling (2005) Fort Valley State University (certification only)
M.S. – Rehabilitation Counseling (2003) Fort Valley State University
B.S. – Criminal Justice (2001) Albany State University


Newton, J. (2008). CRC Exam Guide to Success. The Rehabilitation Professional (16) 3, 184.(Book Review).

Newton, J. (2008) Understanding factors that affect job placement of individuals with disabilities: Implications for the 21st century rehabilitationist

Research Interests: 

Disability Statistics; Forensic Rehabilitation; Worklife Expectancy; Ethics/Multiculturalism

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