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Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Koch, Lynn C.; Bishop, Malachy L. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background: This article introduces the concept of emerging disabilities as it applies to rehabilitation counseling practice, research, policy, and education. Definition: Emerging disabilities are those that are either new to medical science or becoming more prevalent in specified subpopulations of people. A case study of a person with an emerging…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Rehabilitation Counseling, Research, Policy
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Riesen, Tim; Thomas, Faith; Kipping, Kayla Currier – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2019
Background: Work-based learning strategies are often used in secondary transition settings to identify a student's strengths and interest related to competitive integrated employment. Transition professionals must not only understand evidence-based practices for creating and supporting work-based learning, they must also understand specific…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Students with Disabilities, Job Skills, Secondary School Students
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Connor, Annemarie; Kuo, Hung-Jen; Leahy, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Purpose: Recognizing a perceived lack of assistive technology/adaptive equipment (AT/AE) competence on the part of counselors and educators (Kuo, 2013), this article provides an overview of assistive technology concepts and accreditation standards, and introduces a training model intended to improve rehabilitation counselor readiness to address…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Counselor Training, Rehabilitation Counseling, Teamwork
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Ososkie, Joseph; Sabella, Scott – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Background: Preprofessional training for rehabilitation counselors necessarily includes experiential components designed to develop the clinical skills of trainees. Though there are a broad range of supervision models and modes of delivery available, thorough descriptions of supervisory practices are rare, particularly for existential and…
Descriptors: Supervision, Counselor Training, Rehabilitation Counseling, Experiential Learning
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Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Roessler, Richard T. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
This article presents an overview of multiple sclerosis (MS), one of the most common neurological disorders in the western hemisphere. Medical and psychosocial aspects of the disease such as causes and risk factors, diagnosis, incidence and prevalence, symptoms, courses, and treatment are described. Existing research regarding the employment…
Descriptors: Diseases, Neurological Impairments, Advocacy, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Chou, Chih-Chin; Chan, Fong; Phillips, Brian; Chan, Jacob Yui Chung – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Positive psychology has received increasing attention in rehabilitation counseling research and practice. The rehabilitation counseling philosophy shares a similar emphasis of personal assets and strengths, which provides a solid foundation for the integration of positive psychology into the professional practice of rehabilitation counseling. In…
Descriptors: Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation, Positive Reinforcement, Counseling Techniques
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Chou, Chih-Chin; Chan, Fong; Chan, Jacob Yui Chung; Phillips, Brian; Ditchman, Nicole; Kaseroff, Ashley – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Positive psychology is a scientific study that explores what makes life most worth living and applies psychological theory to understand the human strengths that are important for enhancing overall well-being and happiness. The rehabilitation counseling philosophy shares a similar emphasis on personal strengths and the importance of enhancing what…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Disabilities, Psychology, Well Being
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Dziekan, Kathryn; Main, Doug – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
Historically, distance education applications served a select group of students through self-paced technical short courses that required scant to little interaction with their instructors. Today's 21st century distance education focuses on a) reaching underserved prospective students within a social justice framework, b) global recruitment, and c)…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Rehabilitation Programs
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Nerlich, Andrea Perkins; Soldner, James L.; Millington, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
Distance education is constantly evolving and improving. To stay current, effective online instructors must utilize the most innovative, evidence-based teaching methods available to promote student learning and satisfaction in their courses. One emerging teaching method, referred to as blended online learning (BOL), involves collaborative…
Descriptors: Evidence, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Rudstam, Hannah; Gower, Wendy Strobel – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
Often, the aim of distance learning (DL) is to enhance individual learning, not to change workplace practices. Changing organizational policies, practices and behaviors related to disability calls for a different DL approach that engages users and contextualizes knowledge. In the disability arena, there is a need for programming that brings about…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Middle Management, Distance Education, Work Environment
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Case, Jan; Backes, Erica; Babu, Sonica; White, Ashley; Jennings, Elizabeth – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
Simultaneous calls have been issued for reflective thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration in the teaching and the practice of rehabilitation counseling. This article introduces a learning tool, Fanciful Reflections, which can serve as a stimulus in such endeavors. Classroom and in-the-field applications of "fanciful reflecting" are provided…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Interdisciplinary Approach, Reflection, Graduate Students
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Caldwell, Joe; Alston, Reginald J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
The Affordable Care Act includes many new provisions for long-term services and supports (LTSS). Among these are several new options, improvements, and incentives within Medicaid to balance service systems and expand access to home and community-based services. This article discusses some of the major provisions, implementations, and implications…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Rehabilitation Counseling, Health Services, Health Insurance
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Tarvydas, Vilia; Hartley, Michael; Jang, Yoo Jin; Johnston, Sara; Moore-Grant, Nykeisha; Walker, Quiteya; O'Hanlon, Chris; Whalen, James – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
An ethics project is described that challenged students to collaborate with disability rights authorities to co-write a code of ethics for a Center of Independent Living. Experiential and reflective assignments analyzed how the construction of knowledge and language is never value-neutral, and people with disabilities need to have a voice in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Independent Living, Activism, Collaborative Writing
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Crozier, Mary K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
In the field of rehabilitation services, substance abuse counseling requires unique skills. Post-baccalaureate academic certificate programs offer professionals an opportunity to retool or expand their skills and meet licensure needs in this evolving field. East Carolina University's online Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate Program was…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Counselor Certification, Counselor Training, Counseling
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Golden, Thomas P.; Bruyere, Susanne M.; Karpur, Arun; Nazarov, Zafar; VanLooy, Sara; Reiter, Beth – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
Individuals with disabilities have lower rates of workforce participation and lower earnings than their nondisabled peers. This article traces the history of the U.S. workforce development policy framework, including the Workforce Investment Act of 1998; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and the impact of the Ticket to Work and Work…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Labor Force Development, Accessibility (for Disabled), Educational History
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