J. Atkins Ph. D.
Phone: (619) 594-1569
Fax: (619) 594-4208
Dr. Atkins has over 20 years of experience in teaching, research,
publications, and service in rehabilitation counseling. She has distinguished
herself as a leader nationally and internationally with expertise
in diversity, alcohol, and drug prevention, AIDS education, and supervision.
In 1999, the National Association for Multicultural Rehabilitation
Concerns (NAMRC) renamed its research award the Bobbie J. Atkins Rehabilitation
Research Award. In her role as National Project Coordinator for the
Rehabilitation Cultural Diversity Initiative (RCDI), she was able
to more directly impact diversity developments for rehabilitation.
She is also past president of the National Council on Rehabilitation
Dr. Atkins is a professor at San Diego State University in the
Masters Program in Rehabilitation Counseling.
She is currently Project Director of Project Online, an RSA funded
capacity building project, where she is directly impacting people
of color through training and technical assistance on grant writing
and submission. In addition, she is the Project Director for a Higher
Education grant focused on Universal Teaching and Learning.