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Neubert, Debra A.; Luecking, Richard G.; Fabian, Ellen S. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Purpose: The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 mandates vocational rehabilitation (VR) counselors play a greater role in providing transition-related services for students and youth with disabilities, such as pre-employment activities and increased collaborative efforts with state and local education agencies and American Jobs…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Role
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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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Hartley, Michael T.; Cartwright, Brenda Y. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: This study surveyed current and projected ethical dilemmas of rehabilitation counselors. Method: As a mixed-methods approach, the study used both quantitative and qualitative analyses. Results: Of the 211 participants who completed the survey, 116 (55.0%) reported an ethical dilemma. Based on the descriptions, common themes involved roles…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Ethics, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors
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Becton, Alicia B.; Foster, Amanda L.; Chen, Roy K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Being a part of an ethnic minority group and a student with a disability (SWD) often presents as a barrier to college retention and graduation rates among members of this marginalized group. Purpose: To examine educators' awareness of racial and institutional influences that impact African American SWD. Method: Data for this study were gathered…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cultural Awareness, African American Students, Disabilities
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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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McCombie, Randy P. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to survey occupational therapists (OTs) and occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) on their attitudes toward a possible move to the entry-level doctorate as the mandated singular point of entry into the profession for OTs. Method: The study surveyed a random sample of 600 OTs and 600 OTAs from two…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Surveys, Attitudes
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Beveridge, Scott; Leconte, Pamela; Doughty, Shaine Megan; Del Toro, Christopher; Penrod, John Christian – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: To identify the current training needs of state-federal rehabilitation counselors and determine if the self-perceived training needs differ for participants who are a certified rehabilitation counselor (CRC) to those counselors with out the CRC credential. Method: A mixed-methods internet-based survey design was utilized and included…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors, Training, Counselor Qualifications
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An, Ruopeng; Chiu, Chung-Yi – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: Physical, mental, and financial barriers among individuals with disability may limit their access to fruit and vegetable. In this study, we examined the relationship between disability status and vegetable, fruit, and fruit juice intake among U.S. adults aged 18 years and older using a large nationally representative sample. Methods:…
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Adults, Disabilities, Physical Health
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Chou, Chih-Chin; Robb, Jayci Lynn; Clay, Matthew Christopher; Chronister, Julie Ann – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
In this study, 51 individuals from online substance abuse support groups were surveyed to investigate the mediating role of social support on the relationship between internalized stigma and coping. Regression and bootstrapping were conducted to perform mediation analysis. Findings suggest that social support mediates the negative impact of…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Coping, Substance Abuse, Surveys
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Frain, Michael; Bishop, Malachy; Tansey, Timothy; Sanchez, Jennifer; Wijngaarde, Frank – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Veterans with disabilities have gained national attention in recent years because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This study examined certified rehabilitation counselors' (CRCs) knowledge and preparation for working with veterans with disabilities on their rehabilitation. Results indicate that CRCs report low levels of preparation in…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Knowledge Level, Veterans, Rehabilitation Counseling
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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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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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Bell, Geri L.; Boland, Elizabeth A.; Dudgeon, Brian; Johnson, Kurt – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Because the Post-9/11 GI Bill was implemented in August of 2009, increasing numbers of veterans returning from the Global War on Terror (GWT) have drawn on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational benefits. Based on the findings of a mixed-methods study, quantitative and qualitative survey responses from veterans enrolled at a major…
Descriptors: Veterans, Terrorism, Vocational Rehabilitation, Surveys
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Barros-Bailey, Mary – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2012
Labor Market Survey (LMS) and labor market analysis knowledge and methodologies are minimum competencies expected of rehabilitation counselors through credentialing and accreditation boards. However, LMS knowledge and methodology is an example of a contemporary oral tradition that is universally recognized in rehabilitation and disability services…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors, Teaching Methods
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Lehmann, Ilana S.; Crimando, William – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2011
The Internet has become an integral part of the practice of rehabilitation counseling. To identify potential ethical issues regarding the use of the Internet by counselors, two studies were conducted. In Study 1, we surveyed a national sample of rehabilitation counselors regarding their use of technology in their work and home settings. Results…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors, Ethics, Content Analysis