Susan Cran is a full-time Instructor for the Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies program, University of Calgary.She holds an undergraduate degree in social work and her graduate work was completed in Educational Psychology with a specialization in Rehabilitation Studies.Her
areas of interest are professional certification, rehabilitation management, career issues and disability.Susan
has been instrumental in developing a new distance education delivery graduate program and coordinates this program on an ongoing basis.Prior to the University of Calgary, she worked in the private sector in vocational rehabilitation with adult onset disabilities and also with the not -for-profit sector assisting persons with developmental disabilities. Susan served as President of CARP (Canadian Association of Rehabilitation Professionals) Alberta from 1998 until she assumed the role of National President May 2000.She has served and is continuing to serve as the Chair of the Standards and Credentials Committee, which encompasses the Registration Review Committee and the Continuing Education Committee.She
was instrumental in developing the new RRP Guidelines.She also served a Chair of the Research and Development Committee in 1998 and 1999 and served on the Executive Committee.Susan
has achieved her
RRP(Registered Rehabilitation Professional) and CCRC (Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor). Ms. Cran
is passionate about uniting rehabilitation professionals across Canada in finding the "common ground".