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Fleming, Allison R.; Kline, Katherine M.; Phillips, Brian N. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: To determine methods of student learning assessment and clinical training in rehabilitation counseling programs. With many shifts occurring in postsecondary education and in rehabilitation counseling, it is critical to understand these current practices. Method: The authors used an Internet-based survey design to solicit program…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Student Evaluation, Postsecondary Education, Counselor Training
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Gere, Bryan O.; Burnett, Royce D.; Flowers, Carl R.; Akaaboune, Ouadie – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Background: State-federal (VR) program efficiency is the focus of empirical research because of increases in the magnitude and types of program requests, possibly funding cuts and class for models to more appropriately measure and evaluate performance. Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact socioeconomic diversity has on…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Delivery Systems, Socioeconomic Influences, Employment Level
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McCarthy, Thomas P.; Accordino, Michael P.; Wondolowski, Erica L.; Bishop, Laura – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to discover if an online course in psychiatric rehabilitation is as successful as a traditional on-campus course in terms of content delivery and learning outcomes. Method: A traditional on-campus (n = 25) and an online (n = 17) course were compared at pretest and posttest on a measure entitled…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Online Courses, Psychiatry, Mental Health
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Dallas, Bryan K.; Sprong, Matthew E.; Kluesner, Bryon K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To examine postsecondary faculty attitudes and actions toward inclusive teaching strategies (ITS) designed to benefit all learners. Method: The Inclusive Teaching Strategies Inventory is a self-report survey that measures faculty attitudes toward ITS and traditional academic accommodations, as well as their in-class actions. The authors…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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Chiu, Chung-Yi; Tansey, Timothy N.; Chan, Fong; Strauser, David; Frain, Michael P.; Arora, Simran – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Objectives: To examine the effect of rehabilitation technology interventions on the employment or job retention outcomes of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) served by the state-federal vocational rehabilitation program using a case-control study design. Participants: Data for this study were extracted from the Rehabilitation Services…
Descriptors: Diseases, Chronic Illness, Neurological Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Fleming, Allison R.; Leahy, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Researchers and policy makers have proposed that quality of life (QOL) is an important and useful way to measure the impact of services, although practical application of QOL in rehabilitation has been limited. In this study, a comprehensive framework (the International Classification of Functioning [ICF]) is used to compare the relationship…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Classification, Disabilities, Adults
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Alsaman, Marwa A. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To examine the experiences of international rehabilitation counseling graduates who had returned to their home countries or had moved to other countries to work. The study focused on their perceptions of the effectiveness of the training they had received in the United States. Method: A qualitative methodology was used to conduct the…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Training, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Students
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Smith, Tammy Jorgensen; Reid, Joan A.; Henry, Ryan G.; Dixon, Charlotte G.; Wright, Tennyson J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Alumni of a Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)-accredited graduate rehabilitation counselor education (RCE) program were surveyed to evaluate career outcomes, job satisfaction, licensure and certification rates, client populations served, and RCE program satisfaction and effectiveness. Results indicate a high level of satisfaction with the…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Training, Surveys, Job Satisfaction
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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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Golden, Thomas P.; Karpur, Arun – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
This study is a comparative analysis of the impact of traditional face-to-face training contrasted with a blended learning approach, as it relates to improving skills, knowledge and attitudes for enhancing practices for achieving improved employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. The study included two intervention groups: one…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Program Effectiveness, Comparative Analysis, Blended Learning
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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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O'Sullivan, Deirdre – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
The Working Alliance, consisting of building bonds, establishing goals, and developing tasks, has been deemed the cornerstone of helping professions, and has been found to significantly and reliably predict client outcomes. The importance of client characteristics and perceptions of working alliance has been established in the literature. Less is…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Vocational Rehabilitation, Program Effectiveness
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Lewis, Allen N.; Cooper, Rory A.; Seelman, Kate D.; Cooper, Rosemarie; Schein, Richard M. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
This paper addresses the topic of assistive technology (AT) to offer a direction for its future role within the rehabilitation profession. A brief overview of the five AT legislative acts to date is provided. Next, future considerations for AT are offered in the context of what we know within the U.S. and global communities followed by the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation Counseling, Outcomes of Treatment
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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