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Fleming, Allison R.; Phillips, Brian N.; Hakun, Jonathan G.; Southwick, Joshua D. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Background: Psychological Capital (PsyCap) is a prominent, well-established model of psychosocial strengths in the organizational positive psychology literature. PsyCap is a higher order construct consisting of hope, optimism, resilience, and self-efficacy that has been identified as a powerful predictor of work-related outcomes, with strong…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Psychological Characteristics, Adults
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Gilbride, Dennis; Stensrud, Robert; Bruinekool, Matt – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Background: Over the past 25 years, research has demonstrated the value of the demand-side placement model in increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Objective: The demand-side model is focused on working with businesses (the demand-side) to create systemic change within companies to pull-in consumers, in contrast to a…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Disabilities, Models, Employment Opportunities
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Smedema, Susan Miller; Kesselmayer, Rachel Friefeld; Peterson, Lauren – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Purpose: To test a meditation model of the relationship between core self-evaluations (CSE) and job satisfaction in employed individuals with disabilities. Method: A quantitative descriptive design using Hayes's (2012) PROCESS macro for SPSS and multiple regression analysis. Two-hundred fifty-nine employed persons with disabilities were recruited…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Job Satisfaction, Employees, Disabilities
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Hampton, Nan Zhang; Guillermo, Mari S.; Tucker, Mark; Nichols, Tayler – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this conceptual article is to present a framework that incorporates the concept of culture humility into effective rehabilitation services. Method: Based on a comprehensive literature review and theoretical integration, this article provides the reader with the basic concept of cultural humility, similarities and…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Models, Cultural Differences, Counselors
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Smedema, Susan Miller; Ruiz, Derek; Mohr, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: To evaluate the factorial and concurrent validity and internal consistency reliability of the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2.0) 12-item version in persons with spinal cord injuries. Method: Two hundred forty-seven adults with spinal cord injuries completed an online survey consisting of the WHODAS…
Descriptors: Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Adults, Online Surveys
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Manyibe, Edward O.; Moore, Corey L.; Wang, Ningning; Davis, Dytisha; Aref, Fariborz; Washington, Andre L.; Johnson, Jean; Eugene-Cross, Kenyotta; Muhammad, Atashia; Lewis, Allen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: This study examined and documented minority disability and health research leaders' experiences and perspectives on career development challenges and success strategies. Methods: A sample of 15 African American, American Indian or Alaskan Native, Latino, and Asian research leaders as key informants participated in the inquiry. Research…
Descriptors: Career Development, Semi Structured Interviews, Disabilities, Models
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Moore, Corey L.; Manyibe, Edward O.; Sanders, Perry; Aref, Fariborz; Washington, Andre L.; Robertson, Cherjuan Y. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this multimethod study was to evaluate the institutional research capacity building and infrastructure model (IRCBIM), an emerging innovative and integrated approach designed to build, strengthen, and sustain adequate disability and health research capacity (i.e., research infrastructure and investigators' research skills)…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Institutional Research
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Moore, Corey L.; Wang, Ningning; Washington, Janique Tynez – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: This study assessed and demonstrated the efficacy of two select empirical forecast models (i.e., autoregressive integrated moving average [ARIMA] model vs. grey model [GM]) in accurately predicting state vocational rehabilitation agency (SVRA) rehabilitation success rate trends across six different racial and ethnic population cohorts…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Models, Vocational Rehabilitation, Success
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Lewicki, Todd – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: In this article, I explore how the therapeutic alliance, along with culturally competent and adapted skill use can be positively correlated with treatment outcome when using the ecological validity model as the frame. The ecological validity model refers to the degree to which there is consistency between the environment as experienced by…
Descriptors: Counselor Client Relationship, Cultural Awareness, Adjustment (to Environment), Skills
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Jeon, Mookyong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: The author describes how rehabilitation counselor educators can incorporate the feminist perspective in teaching rehabilitation counselors-in-training by exploring history, core values, and training methods of feminism. Method: Based on a literature review, the author compares philosophy and concepts of rehabilitation counseling and…
Descriptors: Feminism, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Training, Teaching Methods
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O'Sullivan, Deirdre; Bates, Julie K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
The relationships among counselor personal states and work experiences (working alliance self-efficacy, burnout, flourishing, and caseload size) were investigated in a sample of rehabilitation counselors (N = 137). Results from regression analyses revealed 4 burnout factors are significantly and uniquely contributing to counselor flourishing…
Descriptors: Work Experience, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Characteristics, Self Efficacy
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Livneh, Hanoch; Bishop, Malachy; Anctil, Tina M. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: In this article, we describe how four recent models of psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and disability (CID) could be fruitfully conceptualized and compared by resorting to the general framework of Lewin's field theory--a theory frequently regarded as a precursor and the primary impetus to the development of the field of…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Disabilities, Models, Individual Development
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Frain, Julianne; Dillahunt-Aspillaga, Tina; Frain, Michael; Ehkle, Sarah – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of the study was to measure predictors of community reintegration and empirically test the resiliency model of family stress, adjustment, and adaptation in persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study also aimed to measure family needs by surveying caregiving family members through the use of the Family Needs…
Descriptors: Brain, Injuries, Resilience (Psychology), Family Needs
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Chan, Jacob Yui Chung; Chan, Fong; Ditchman, Nicole; Phillips, Brian; Chou, Chih-Chin – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Objective: To evaluate Snyder's (2002) hope theory as a motivational model of community participation and life satisfaction. Setting: Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Paraplegic Association. Participants: One-hundred and sixteen participants with spinal cord injuries who were members of the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Paraplegic Association.…
Descriptors: Injuries, Life Satisfaction, Resilience (Psychology), Psychological Patterns
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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