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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Loss of earning capacity, vocational evaluation, worker's compensation, disability, family law, wrongful termination, employment, discrimination, disability access.


BS in Education, University of Arizona; Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling , Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center; PhD in Special Education, Texas Tech University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Aliff is a certified rehabilitation counselor with experience in personal injury, discrimination, special education services Social Security disability, workers compensation, and divorce cases. She provides vocational evaluation, earning capacity evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, labor market research, job analysis, job placement, workplace accommodation assessment, and consultation, and vocational expert testimony in state and federal systems. She is also a regional district manager for two Department of Veteran's Administration contracts that provide services to veterans and their families seeking employment and independent living services. Dr. Aliff has participated in numerous cases and has 1000's of hours in case preparation. Her experiences include 16 years in teaching future rehabilitation counselors as a professor in a CORE accredited Masters Program, providing vocational evaluations, and providing testimony. She has published several articles on minimum qualifications for experts and is a requested speaker on topics such as professional development and occupational information systems. Dr. Aliff is an appointed member of the Data User Advisory Committee at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. She is an active member in the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and serves as Special Projects Director on the SSVE board. She previously served as board member at large, chair and past chair of the SSVE board. She also served on Commission for Rehabilitation Counseling Certification (CRCC) as a board member and Vice President, served as a member of the Governance Committee, and also chaired the taskforce on licensure.