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Waynor, William R.; Reinhardt-Wood, Dawn; Taylor, Ellen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Objective: Assertive community treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based practice that increases community integration for people living with serious mental illness. Additionally, the multidisciplinary ACT model contains a vocational component. The current study will assess whether work-related self-efficacy is predictive of ACT consumers engaging in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Mental Disorders, Therapy, Employment
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Yaghmanian, Rana; Smedema, Susan Miller; Thompson, Kerry – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: To evaluate Chan, Gelman, Ditchman, Kim, and Chiu's (2009) revised World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) model using core self-evaluations (CSE) to account for Personal Factors in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). Method: One hundred eighty-seven adults with SCI were…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Adults
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Zadnik, Mary; Lawson, Sonia; DeLany, Janet V.; Parente, Frederick; Archer, Kristin R. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: To identify academic and demographic variables related to a successful outcome on the national certification exam for occupational therapists (National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy [NBCOT] exam) at one academic institution with the expectation that it could be replicated with multiple institutions. Method: Binary…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Professional Personnel, National Competency Tests, Certification
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Sánchez, Jennifer; Rosenthal, David A.; Chan, Fong; Brooks, Jessica; Bezyak, Jill L. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To examine the World Health Organization "International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health" (ICF) constructs as correlates of community participation of people with severe mental illnesses (SMI). Methods: Quantitative descriptive research design using multiple regression and correlational techniques was used to…
Descriptors: Adults, Mental Disorders, Disabilities, Mental Health
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Muller, Veronica; Brooks, Jessica; Tu, Wei-Mo; Moser, Erin; Lo, Chu-Ling; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: The main objective of this study was to determine the extent to which physical and cognitive-affective factors are associated with fibromyalgia (FM) fatigue. Method: A quantitative descriptive design using correlation techniques and multiple regression analysis. The participants consisted of 302 members of the National Fibromyalgia &…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Processes, Fatigue (Biology), Diseases
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Bishop, Malachy; Chan, Fong; Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr.; Frain, Michael P.; Tansey, Timothy N.; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Strauser, David; Umeasiegbu, Veronica I. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: To examine demographic, functional, and clinical multiple sclerosis (MS) variables affecting employment status in a national sample of adults with MS in the United States. Method: The sample included 4,142 working-age (20-65 years) Americans with MS (79.1% female) who participated in a national survey. The mean age of participants was…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Diseases, Chronic Illness, Neurological Impairments
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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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Nazarov, Zafar E.; von Schrader, Sarah – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: We explore whether certain employer characteristics predict Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) charges and whether the same characteristics predict receipt of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act charges. Method: We estimate a set of multivariate regressions using the ordinary least squares…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Employment Practices, Comparative Analysis, Employers
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da Silva Cardoso, Elizabeth; Dutta, Alo; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Johnson, Ebonee T.; Kundu, Madan; Chan, Fong D. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Objective: To examine the relations of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics's (STEM) self-efficacy, outcome expectations, interests, and contextual supports and barriers to STEM educational goals in college students with disabilities from racial and ethnic minority backgrounds. Design: Quantitative descriptive research design using…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Predictor Variables, Career Choice, STEM Education
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Barros-Bailey, Mary; Saunders, Jodi L. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore certified rehabilitation counselors' (CRCs') importance of and preparedness in the labor market survey (LMS) competency through data collected by the "Knowledge Validation Inventory-Revised" ("KVI-R") instrument used by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification's (CRCC)…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Labor Market, Surveys, Counselor Certification
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Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
To fulfill the goal of having counselors qualified through the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD), the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services in New Jersey (DVRS-NJ) committed to have selected counselors attend a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) graduate program. This study examines 14 student/counselors…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Counselor Training, Educational Attainment, Outcomes of Treatment
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Balcazar, Fabricio E.; Oberoi, Ashmeet K.; Suarez-Balcazar, Yolanda; Alvarado, Francisco – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
A review of vocational rehabilitation (VR) data from a Midwestern state was conducted to identify predictors of rehabilitation outcomes for African American consumers. The database included 37,404 African Americans who were referred or self-referred over a period of five years. Logistic regression analysis indicated that except for age and…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, African Americans, State Agencies, Probability
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Zanskas, Stephen A.; Lustig, Daniel C.; Ishitani, Terry T. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2011
Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to investigate whether there were differences between European and African American vocational rehabilitation consumers' perceptions of the barriers they experience towards obtaining employment. A secondary purpose was to determine whether there were differences in these perceptions based upon gender…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Measures (Individuals), Employment, Educational Background
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Chan, Jacob Yui-Chung; Keegan, John P.; Ditchman, Nicole; Gonzalez, Rene; Zheng, Lisa Xi; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2011
Objective: To determine whether employment outcomes of people with disabilities can be predicted by the social-cognitive/attribution theory of stigmatization. Design: Ex post facto design using data mining technique and logistic regression analysis. Participants: Data from 40,585 vocational rehabilitation (VR) consumers were extracted from the…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Physical Disabilities, Attribution Theory, Social Bias
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Arango-Lasprilla, Juan Carlos; Cardoso, Elizabeth da Silva; Wilson, Lisa M.; Romero, Maria G.; Chan, Fong; Sung, Connie – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2011
Purpose: This study examined demographic and rehabilitation service variables affecting employment outcomes of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) receiving services from state vocational rehabilitation agencies. A secondary purpose was to determine whether there are disparities in services and outcomes between European American and Hispanic…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Injuries, Vocational Rehabilitation
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