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Lustig, Daniel C.; Zanskas, Stephen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: The purpose of this pilot study was to compare the work value preferences of individuals with disabilities with the work value preferences for a sample of individuals without disabilities. Methods: The preferred work values of a sample of vocational rehabilitation consumers were compared to workers employed in a Southeastern university.…
Descriptors: Preferences, Disabilities, Work Attitudes, Pilot Projects
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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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Pebdani, Roxanna N. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
This study examined the effect of rehabilitation counseling students' age, sex, disability status, geographic location, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, and level of sexuality training on knowledge, comfort, approach, and attitudes toward the sexuality of people with disabilities. Participants were 312 rehabilitation counseling…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Training, Student Characteristics, Sexuality
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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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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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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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Bezyak, Jill L.; Ditchman, Nicole; Burke, Jana; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Increased attention to evidence-based practice (EBP) among rehabilitation professionals closely corresponds to recent interest in knowledge translation, which connects quality research to rehabilitation practice aimed at improving the lives of people with disabilities. Despite the importance of knowledge translation for rehabilitation…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Knowledge Management, Rehabilitation, Professional Personnel
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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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Umeasiegbu, Veronica I.; Bishop, Malachy; Mpofu, Elias – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
This article presents an analysis of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in relation to prior United Nations conventions on disability and U.S. disability policy law with a view to identifying the conventional and also the incremental advances of the CRPD. Previous United Nations conventions related to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Civil Rights, Educational Policy
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Hergenrather, Kenneth C.; Haase, Eileen; Zeglin, Robert J.; Rhodes, Scott D. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
The theory of planned behavior (TPB) was applied to study the factors that influence the intention of public rehabilitation placement professionals to place consumers with major depressive disorder (MDD) in jobs. A sample of 108 public rehabilitation placement professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States completed the MDD…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Vocational Rehabilitation, Behavior Theories, Job Placement
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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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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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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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Haynes, Scott – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
Assistive technology (AT) benefits many individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The appropriate application of accommodation solutions, whether they involve the use of AT or not, can be a complex process involving a team of people with various backgrounds. This article describes an in-service AT training program that…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Case Studies
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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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