Timothy Tansey

Professor

tntansey@wisc.edu

(608) 265-8991

411 Education Building

1000 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

Tansey, Timothy

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Education

  • PhD Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 2001
  • MS Rehabilitation, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1998
  • BS Psychology, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, 1994

Select Publications

  • Hartman, E., Schlegelmilch, A., Roskowski, M., Anderson, C., & Tansey, T. (2019). Early Findings from Wisconsin Promoting Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE): Implications for Policy and Practice. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 51, 167-181.
  • Umucu, E., Grenawalt, T., Reyes, A., Tansey, T., Brooks, J., Lee, B., Gleason, C., & Chan, F. (2019). Flourishing in student veterans with and without service-connected disability: psychometric validation of the Flourishing Scale and exploration of its relationships with personality and disability. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 63, 3-12.
  • Torres, A., Frain, M., & Tansey, T. (2019). The Impact of Motivational Interviewing Training on Rehabilitation Counselors: Assessing Working Alliance and Client Engagement. A Randomized Controlled Trial. Rehabilitation Psychology, 64, 328-338.
  • Iwanaga, K., Chan, F., Tansey, T., Strauser, D., Ritter, E., Bishop, M., & Brooks, J. (2019). Working alliance and stages of change for employment: The intermediary role of autonomous motivation, outcome expectancy and vocational rehabilitation engagement. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 29, 315-324. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Tansey, T., Smedema, S. M., Umucu, E., Iwanaga, K., Wu, J. R., Cardoso, E., & Strauser, D. (2018). Assessing college life adjustment of students with disabilities: Application of the PERMA framework. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 61, 131-142.
  • Cardoso, E., Phillips, B. N., Thompson, K., Ruiz, D., Tansey, T., & Chan, F. (2017). Experiences of minority college students with disabilities in STEM. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 29, 375-388.
  • Tansey, T., Dutta, A., Kundu, M., & Chan, F. (2016). From admiration of the problem to action: Addressing the limited success in vocational rehabilitation of persons from diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 45, 117-119.
  • Sánchez, J., Rosenthal, D. A., Tansey, T., Frain, M. P., & Bezyak, J. (2016). Predicting the quality of life in adults with severe mental illness: Extending the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health. Rehabilitation Psychology, 61, 19-31.
  • Tansey, T., Bezyak, J., Ditchman, N., Kaya, C., & Catalano, D. (2016). Resilience and quality of life: An investigation of Kumpfer’s Resilience Model with persons with spinal cord injuries. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 60, 163-174.
  • Tansey, T., Strauser, D., Frain, M., Bishop, M., Chiu, C., Kaya, C., & Chan, F. (2015). Differential vocational rehabilitation services patterns related to job retention and job seeking needs of individuals with multiple sclerosis. Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 29(2), 109-121.

Select Presentations

  • Grenawalt, T. A., Brinck, E. A., Kesselmayer, R. F., Phillips, B. N., Strauser, D. R., & Tansey, T. (2019). Autism in the Workforce: A Case Study. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, San Diego, CA.
  • Anderson, C., Enayati, H., Williams, H., Guillermo, M., McCormick, S., & Tansey, T. (2019). Early Employment and Earnings Outcomes of Transition-Age SSI Youth Receiving PROMISE Services. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, San Diego, CA.
  • Lee, B., Grenawalt, T. A., Tansey, T., Frain, M., & Anderson, C. (2019). Social-Cognitive Predictors of Goal Persistence in Student Veterans. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, San Diego, CA.
  • Tansey, T., Baughman, R., O'Neill, J., & Katz, E. (2019). Lessons from the private sector and Veteran’s Administration on increasing employment. presented at the State of the Science conference of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Policy and Measurement, Washington, DC.
  • Anderson, C., Tansey, T., Johnson, S., & Strauser, D. (2017). The Intersection of Disability and Generational Poverty: Enhancing Rehabilitation Counselor Cultural Competency. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education, Anaheim, CA.
  • Sánchez, J., Rosenthal, D. A., Tansey, T., Frain, M. P., & Bezyak, J. L. (2016). Predicting quality of life in adults with severe mental illness: Extending the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. presented at the 18th annual meeting of the Rehabilitation Psychology Mid-Winter Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Chan, F., & Tansey, T. (2016). Theory-driven and evidenced-based case conceptualization. presented at the 2016 Texas Rehabilitation Association Annual Conference, Galveston, TX.
  • Tansey, T., Bishop, M., Frain, M., Eagle, D., & Brinck, E. (2016). An investigation of Social Cognitive Career Theory as a model of post-secondary education readiness among veterans with disabilities. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education Annual Training Conference, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Tansey, T., Bezyak, J., Iwanaga, K., & Ditchman, N. (2016). Self-determination model as a vocational rehabilitation model: A path analysis. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education Annual Training Conference, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Bezyak, J., Tansey, T., Anderson, C., Kang, H. K., & Yan, M. C. (2015). Community of Practice as a Knowledge Translation Mechanism. presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education Annual Training Conference, Newport Beach, CA.

Select Awards and Honors

  • 1st place Research Paper Award, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, 2019
  • 2nd place Research Paper Award, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, 2019
  • 2nd place Research Paper Award, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, 2018
  • 1st place Research Paper Award, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, 2017
  • 2nd place Research Paper Award, American Rehabilitation Counseling Association, 2017
  • Researcher of the Year, National Council on Rehabilitation Education, 2016
  • Best Paper Award - Honorable Mention, National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers, 2015
  • President's Award, National Council on Rehabilitation Education, 2010
  • President's Award, National Council on Rehabilitation Education, 2005
  • President's Award, Utah rehabilitation Association, 2004