Vocational Rehab

Consumers’ and workers’ perspectives about consumer-directed services in the United States

Jamie G. Swaine, B.A.; Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., M.S.W; Leah Igdalsky, B.A.; Robyn M. Powell, J.D. Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA Disability and Health Journal, July 2016 Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 464–471 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.01.002 Background Consumer direction is a service delivery model that shifts decision-making from […]

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The risk of developing a work disability across the adulthood years

An earlier version of the manuscript was presented at a conference sponsored by the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, “Health Across the Life Course,” Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 23 and 24, 2010. Mark R. Rank, Ph.D., Thomas A. Hirschl, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 2, p189–195 Published online: December 16, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.12.001 […]

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A prospective study to examine the influence of secondary health conditions on vocational rehabilitation client employment outcomes

Catherine Ipsen, Ph.D., Tom Seekins, Ph.D., Nancy Arnold, Ph.D., The University of Montana Rural Institute, Missoula, MT, USA Published Online: April 15, 2010 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2010.02.001  Background: Adults with disabilities experience a variety of secondary health conditions that have a negative association with employment. Vocational rehabilitation (VR) provides one possible access point for providing health promotion activities to […]

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