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Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Coding Manual 4.1 (MITI 4.1) Now Available

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The most recent version of the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Coding Manual 4.1 (MITI 4.1) is now available.  Here is an introduction to MITI: How well or poorly is a clinician using motivational interviewing?  The MITI is a behavioral coding system that provides an answer to this question.  The MITI also yields feedback that can be used to increase clinical skill …

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Findings Featured in Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

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The RRTC-EBP-VR is pleased to announce that findings from its Phase II study are featured in a Special Issue of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation: Evidence-based Best Practices in the Public Vocational Rehabilitation Program that Lead to Employment Outcomes You can access it FREE at IOS Press.  Articles include: Evidence-based Best Practices in the Public Vocational Rehabilitation Program that Lead …

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Evidence-Based Practices in Rehabilitation Counseling: Findings from the Field

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“Thank you to everyone who participated for making this a vibrant and relevant exchange of information and ideas!” More than 60 rehabilitation researchers, practitioners, and academics convened at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on February 4 to discuss findings from recent research on evidence-based practices in rehabilitation counseling. The symposium provided rehabilitation counselors and researchers an overview of evidence-based practices in …

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New SWEAP Tools Help State Policymakers Align Workforce and Education Programs

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The State Workforce and Education Alignment Project (SWEAP) is demonstrating how state policymakers can use information from three types of data tools to develop policies that align workforce and education programs with each other and with employer skill needs. These three tools — dashboards, pathway evaluators, and supply and demand reports – are discussed in a set of SWEAP papers …

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Phase I and II Research Plain Language Summaries Now Available

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Plain language summaries of Phases I, II, and III research are now available: RRTC-EBP VR Findings_Phase I highlights RRTC-EBP VR Findings_Phase II Service Delivery Practices RRTC-EBP VR Findings_Phase II Organizational Practices RRTC-EBP VR Findings_Phase II Models of Effective Practice, Policy, and Procedures Do you have comments or questions?  Don’t forget to Ask the Experts!

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The ABLE Act: Tax-Exempt Disability Savings Accounts

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This is great news for people with disabilities who receive government benefits! The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve a bill that would allow people with disabilities to save up to $14,000 annually without risking the loss of  their government benefits. Read more here…

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Are Your Doors Open to ALL Qualified Workers?

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Opening the Doors of Small Business to Employees with Disabilities: Critical Concerns and Strategies for Success This report, developed by the Conference Board in collaboration with the Employer Assistance and Resource Network, includes concrete steps small businesses can take to integrate people with disabilities into their organizations. It also offers a first-of-its-kind planning matrix to assist in developing a plan …

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nTIDE Jobs Report: Some Positive News on the Employment Front for People with Disabilities

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DURHAM, NH – November 7, 2014. With the overall economy doing well, there are some positive signs for people with disabilities for the first time since September 2013, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD). The funding of innovative employment initiatives is helping to create …

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Are You Going to the National Rehabilitation Association Conference?

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Don’t miss this session: Promoting and Supporting Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Practice Sunday, November 2nd 9 – 10:30 am Des Moines, Iowa John Lui, RRTC-EBP VR principal investigator, will explore the challenges and opportunities of incorporating evidence-based information into rehabilitation practice, as well as the concept and function of knowledge translation. He’ll present findings from research studies conducted by the RRTC on evidence-based …

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