Katherine Kline

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling
Katherine Kline


To arrange an interview, contact Marci Sullivan: 314.529.9340.

Areas of Expertise


PhD in Rehabilitation Counselor Education, Michigan State University
MA in Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University
BA in Psychology, Michigan State University

Courses Taught

Substance Abuse, Supported Employment, Career Development, Practicum

Research Interests

School-to-work transition, innovative assistive technologies in applied vocational settings, caseload management and the working alliance, and the effect of technology in traditional (face-to-face) classrooms to assist in scaffolding learning

When I’m Not Teaching

I enjoy spending time with my husband and our Boston Terriers, as well as playing on intramural sports teams, cooking and running.

Selected Publications

Kierpiec (Kline), K. M., Phillips, B. N. & Kosciulek, J.F. (2010). Vocational rehabilitation caseload size and the working alliance: Implications for rehabilitation administrators. Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, 34 (1), 5-14.

Leahy, M. J. & Kline, K. M. (in press). Case management practices in human services. In J. D. Andrew, & C. W. Faubion (Eds.), Rehabilitation Services: An introduction for the human services professional (3rd ed). Linn Creek, MO: Aspen Professional Services.

Kline, K. M., Kurz, C. A. & Alsaman- Altantawy, M. (in press). Collaboration Between Rehabilitation Counselors, School Counselors, and Special Education Teachers to Promote Career Development for Students with Disabilities. Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling.