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Livneh, Hanoch; Bishop, Malachy; Anctil, Tina M. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: In this article, we describe how four recent models of psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness and disability (CID) could be fruitfully conceptualized and compared by resorting to the general framework of Lewin's field theory--a theory frequently regarded as a precursor and the primary impetus to the development of the field of…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Disabilities, Models, Individual Development
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Hinton, Vanessa; Meyer, Jill – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: This article provides an overview of emerging adulthood, recentering, and resilience of youth with disabilities. Emerging adulthood is a developmental period during which individuals experience delays in attainment of adult roles and social expectations. Recentering is a process that emerging adults experience as they make distinct shifts…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Young Adults, Disabilities, Youth
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Strauser, David R.; Wagner, Stacia; Chan, Fong; Wong, Alex W. K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: Identify barriers to career development and employment from both the survivor and parent perspective. Method: Young adult survivors (N = 43) and their parents participated in focus groups to elicit information regarding perceptions regarding career development and employment. Results: Perceptions of both the young adults and parents…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Cancer, Career Development, Employment Potential
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Lo, Chu-Ling; Wadsworth, John – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To examine the effect of note-taking on novice counselors' recall and judgment of interview information in four situations: no notes, taking notes, taking notes and reviewing these notes, and reviewing notes taken by others. Method: The sample included 13 counselors-in-training recruited from a master's level training program in…
Descriptors: Notetaking, Novices, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Characteristics
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Hawley, Carolyn E.; McMahon, Brian T.; Cardoso, Elizabeth D.; Fogg, Neeta P.; Harrington, Paul E.; Barbir, Lara A. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To examine the recent labor market indicators of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) versus non-STEM college graduates with disabilities. Method: The sample included bachelor of science (B.S.)/B.S.-level college graduates including 1,567,527 with a disability and 32,512,446 without a disability. Data were derived from…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Graduates, Labor Market, Educational Indicators
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Bezyak, Jill L.; Chan, Fong; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Kaya, Cahit; Huck, Garrett – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To evaluate the measurement structure of the "Physical Activity Scale for Individuals With Physical Disabilities" (PASIPD) as an assessment tool of lifestyle physical activities for people with severe mental illness. Method: A quantitative descriptive research design using factor analysis was employed. A sample of 72 individuals…
Descriptors: Severe Mental Retardation, Life Style, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities
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Von Schrader, Sarah; Xu, Xu; Bruyère, Susanne M. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: Workplace accommodations are central to improving employment outcomes for people with and without disabilities; this study presents national estimates comparing accommodation requests and receipt as reported by individuals with and without disabilities. Method: Estimates are developed from the May 2012 Current Population Survey Disability…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Supported Employment, National Surveys, Disabilities
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Barrington, Linda; Bruyère, M.; Waelder, Margaret – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Objective: Share new knowledge about workplace practices related to employer success in hiring, retaining, and promoting people with disabilities, and promote use of findings to employers and service providers. Design: A transdisciplinary and multifaceted data gathering approach. Results: Provides an overview of the research approach taken and the…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential
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Erickson, William A.; von Schrader, Sarah; Bruyère, M.; VanLooy, Sara A.; Matteson, S. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To determine what disability-inclusive policies and practices employers have in place and examine the relationship between these practices and the actual recruitment and hiring of persons with disabilities. Method: A survey 675 of human resources professionals who were members of the Society for Human Resource Management. Results: After…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Personnel Selection, Employment Practices
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Karpur, Arun; Vanlooy, Sara A.; Bruyère, M. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: Research on employment for people with disabilities has focused on the perspectives of people with disabilities and service providers. Empirical evidence about employer practices and their outcomes would inform the development of more targeted interventions. Method: Scoping review was conducted of literature discussing employer-focused…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Employer Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Literature Reviews
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Nazarov, Zafar E.; Erickson, William A.; Bruyère, Susanne M. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Objective: It is useful to examine workplace factors influencing employment outcomes of individuals with disabilities and the interplay of disability, employment-related, and employer characteristics to inform rehabilitation practice. Design: A number of large national survey and administrative data sets provide information on employers and can…
Descriptors: Data, Data Analysis, Statistical Data, Employment Practices
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Hallock, Kevin F.; Jin, Xin; Barrington, Linda – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To compare pay gap estimates across 3 different national survey data sets for people with disabilities relative to those without disabilities when pay is measured as wage and salary alone versus a (total compensation) definition that includes an estimate of the value of benefits. Method: Estimates of the cost to the employers of employee…
Descriptors: Wages, Disabilities, Comparative Analysis, Salaries
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Pruett, Steven R.; Deiches, Jon; Pfaller, Joseph; Moser, Erin; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Objective: To determine the factorial validity of the Internal and External Motivation to Respond without Prejudice toward People with Disabilities Scale (D-IMS/EMS). Design: A quantitative descriptive design using factor analysis. Participants: 233 rehabilitation counseling and rehabilitation services students. Results: Both exploratory and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Program Validation, Motivation, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Chiu, Chung-Yi; Jochman, Joseph; Fujikawa, Mayu; Strand, David; Cheing, Gladys; Lee, Gloria; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2014
Purpose: To examine the factorial structure of the "Coping Strategy Questionnaire"-24 (CSQ-24) in a sample of Canadians with chronic musculoskeletal pain. Method: The sample included 171 workers' compensation clients (50.9% men) recruited from outpatient rehabilitation facilities in Canada. Mean age of participants was 42.45 years (SD =…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Questionnaires, Coping, Measurement Techniques
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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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