Antonio   Aguirre  Jr.

Clinical Assistant Professor  

Office: BLHSB 2.740
Phone: (956) 665-7036
Email: antonio.aguirre@utrgv.edu

Mr. Antonio Aguirre Jr.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Mental Health Counseling, Transition services for PWD, and Latino Counseling issues
  • Education

    • Doctoral Student, Rehabilitation Counseling, The University of Texas - Pan American.
    • MS, Rehabilitation Counseling, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2001
    • CERT, Teaching, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, 1998
    • BS, Rehabilitative Services, University of Texas Pan American, 1997
  • Currently Teaching

    REHS 4602 01 - Practicum II:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    REHS 4305 01 - Case Mgmt Span Spk Client:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    REHS 2301 01 - Intro to Rehabilitation:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Abdoulaye Diallo, Belinda Rivas, Antonio Aguirre, "Latinos with Substance Use Disorders: Vocational Outcome Analysis & Comparison," Dayton, Ohio: JARC .

  • Abdoulaye Diallo, Belinda Rivas, Antonio Aguirre, "The use of employment/Vocational rehabilitation services for persons with HIV/AIDS and substance abuse: A potential health benefit.," Dayton, Ohio: Journal of Applied Rehabilitation Counseling .



Selected Presentations


  • Abdoulaye Diallo, Antonio Aguirre, and Belinda Rivas. "The Use of Employment/Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Persons with HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse:Potential Health Benefits," LU-TTRC State of the Science Conference , Langston University & Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, Atlanta Georgia (September 2017)

  • Matilde Alaniz, Antonio Aguirre, "Se Habla Espanol," School of Rehabilitation Annual Professional Development Conf., School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling, Edinburg (June 2017)

  • Belinda Rivas, Abdoulaye Diallo, and Antonio Aguirre. "VR Services for Latinos with Substance Use Disorders," NIDILRR Section 21 Capacity Building Meeting, Langston University, Washington DC (June 2016)

  • Antonio Aguirre, Jaime Lopez, "“Neglect and Abuse of PWD: Ethical Considerations”," School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling Annual Professional Development Conf., School of Rehab, Edinburg, Texas (June 2015)

  • Antonio Aguirre, C. Blankenship, V. Cantu, C. Cardona, L. Flores-Torres, D. Fox, C. Ramos, C. Serrata, and D. Theis. "HSHSC Rehabilitation Counseling Doctoral Student Panel," UTPA Bioethics and Health Care Conference, Edinburg, Texas, (March 2012)

  • Antonio Aguirre, C. Blankenship, V. Cantu, C. Cardona, L. Flores-Torres, D. Fox, C. Ramos, C. Serrata, and D. Theis. "Language and multicultural differences: Ethical implications for counselors and allied health professionals," UTPA Bioethics and Health Care Conference, Edinburg, Texas (March 2011)

  • Antonio Aguirre. "Case Management and Special Education," The University of Texas-Pan American, University of Texas-Pan American (November 2010)

  • Antonio Aguirre. "Case Management and Special Education," The University of Texas-Pan American, University of Texas-Pan American (November 2010)

  • Antonio Aguirre. "Assistive Technology for Special Education," The University of Texas-Pan American, University of Texas-Pan American (August 2010)

  • Antonio Aguirre. "Grant writing techniques and funding sources for new grant writers," National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, Hot Springs, AR (July 2001)

Current Courses

REHS 4602 01 - Practicum II:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
REHS 4305 01 - Case Mgmt Span Spk Client:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
REHS 2301 01 - Intro to Rehabilitation:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses