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Nittrouer, Christine L.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Pickens, Julie L. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: This study examined the impact of using a collaborative process with person-centered teams and a functional assessment of problems in the workplace to design individualized goals and self-management interventions to support young adults with disabilities. These young adults had achieved employment through a customized employment process…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperative Planning, Self Control, Intervention
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Garcia, Jorge; Zeglin, Robert J.; Matray, Shari; Froehlich, Robert; Marable, Ronica; McGuire-Kuletz, Maureen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this article was to gather descriptive data on the professional use of social media in public rehabilitation settings and to analyze existing social media policies in those agencies through content analysis. Methods: The authors sent a survey to all state administrators or directors of these agencies (N = 50) in the United…
Descriptors: Social Media, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Programs, Content Analysis
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Awsumb, Jessica M.; Balcazar, Fabricio E.; Alvarado, Francisco – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To examine the outcomes (rehabilitated vs. nonrehabilitated) of youth with disabilities (ages 14-22 years) participating in the transition program from a midwestern state. Method: Five years of vocational rehabilitation transition data (N = 6,252) were analyzed to determine what demographic and system-level factors were related to…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Youth, Disabilities, Adolescents
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Johnson, Eboneé T.; Yaghmaian, Rana A.; Best, Andrew; Chan, Fong; Burrell, Reginald, Jr. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the 10-item version of the HIV Stigma Scale (HSS-10) in a sample of African Americans with HIV/AIDS. Method: One hundred and ten African Americans living with HIV/AIDS were recruited from 3 case management agencies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Measurement structure of the HSS-10 was evaluated using…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Bias, African Americans, Factor Analysis
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Chiu, Chung-Yi; An, Ruopeng – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To characterize physical activity patterns among people with disabilities using data from a nationally representative health survey. Method: Individual-level data came from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2011 survey. Pearson's chi-squared tests were conducted to assess the difference in the proportion distribution of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Physical Activity Level, Individual Characteristics, Statistical Analysis
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Frain, Michael; Torres, Ayse; Bishop, Malachy; Sakala, Kelly; Khan-Jordan, Cindy; Schoen, Barbara – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To understand the level of acceptance of disability by veterans and rehabilitation counselor's role in that acceptance. Method: The Acceptance of Disability Scale-Revised was given to 117 veterans from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq who acquired disabilities. Their experiences working with certified rehabilitation counselors was also…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Role, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Koch, Lynn C.; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan; Wilkins, Melissa J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The enrollment of students with psychiatric disabilities in U.S. postsecondary institutions is on the rise. However, research is lacking in terms of how these students fare in comparison to other students with hidden disabilities (e.g., learning disabilities [LDs], attention deficit disorders [ADDs]) whose enrollment in postsecondary…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, College Students, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Fitzgerald, Sandra; Deiches, Jonathan; Umucu, Emre; Brooks, Jessica; Muller, Veronica; Wu, Jia-Rung; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the Vocational Rehabilitation Engagement Scale (VRES) for use in the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Method: There were 124 individuals with serious mental illness recruited from 8 Clubhouse programs in Hawaii. Measurement structure of the VRES was evaluated using exploratory…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychometrics, Mental Disorders, Mental Health
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Kosyluk, Kristin A.; Corrigan, Patrick W.; Jones, Nev; James, Drexler; Abelson, Sara; Malmon, Alison – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The aim of this work was to develop a campaign to promote an environment of solidarity and support on college campuses for students with mental illnesses. Method: Data were gathered from 24 members of a Chicago university campus who were selected as representatives of key campus stakeholder groups including students, administrative staff,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Campuses, College Students, Mental Disorders
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Connor, Annemarie; Leahy, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: This article conceptualizes teaching alliance as a framework to guide educators in teaching the affective components of working alliance (WA) through enhanced student-teacher relationships and augmented curricular focus on therapeutic bonds. Method: Drawing on the extant literature, and integrating counseling and educational theory, this…
Descriptors: Counseling, Teacher Student Relationship, Educational Theories, Evidence Based Practice
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Neely-Barnes, Susan; Zanskas, Stephen; Lustig, Daniel; Duerr, Rachel; Zhao, Minna – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: We sought to understand the experiences of family members and direct care staff of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a private pay day program focused on socialization and recreational skills. Method: Two focus groups were held with parents/caregivers and one with staff. Using an interpretive method, two…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Focus Groups
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Degeneffe, Charles Edmund; Green, Richard; Jones, Clair – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The study aimed to understand how use and satisfaction with services following discharge from an acquired brain injury (ABI) acute-care facility related to family caregiver outcomes. Methods: A correlational and descriptive study design was used. Nineteen primary family caregivers of persons recently discharged from an ABI acute-care…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Outcomes of Treatment, Caregivers
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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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DeAngelis, Jesse B.; Yaghmaian, Rana; Smedema, Susan Miller – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To investigate the role of core self-evaluations (CSE) in the relationship between perceived stress and depression in persons with spinal cord injury. Method: Two hundred forty-seven adults with spinal cord injury completed an online survey measuring perceived stress, CSE, and depressive symptoms. Results: A multiple regression analysis…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Multiple Regression Analysis
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Dispenza, Franco; Hunter, Tameeka – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2015
Purpose: Reported use of and satisfaction rates of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services among a small sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons living with various chronic illness and disability (CID) conditions in the United States were explored. Method: Data were pulled from a larger data set that was collected via the…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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