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Save the Date! “Evidence-Based Practices in Vocational Rehabilitation: Bridging the Gap between Research and Practice”

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Save the Date!  May 19th and 20th at UW-Madison Save the date for this no-cost symposium to discuss with experts how to bridge the gap between research and practice in vocational rehabilitation.  CRC continuing education credits will be available!      

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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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VR Counselors’ Engagement in Knowledge Translation Processes: Preliminary Results

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Preliminary results are in for the RRTC’s study to identify incentives, barriers, and specific training needs of vocational rehabilitation (VR) practitioners related to participation in a knowledge translation process, and to learn if acquiring new knowledge about evidence-based practices (EBP) results in applying and sharing such knowledge. This study builds on information gained in the RRTC’s 2012 study to learn what …

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An Upstream Approach to Acquiring, Applying, and Sharing Evidence-Based Practice in Vocational Rehabilitation

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Does acquiring new knowledge about evidence-based practices by VR Counselors result in applying and sharing such knowledge?  How do master’s level VR students perceive the importance of evidence-based practices, and their ability to implement them as future professionals? The RRTC-EBP VR, in partnership with UW-Stout’s Department of Rehabilitation & Counseling, addressed these questions at the National Rehabilitation Association’s Annual Training …

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National Technical Assistance Center on Transition

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Check out this valuable resource for information and tools on effective practices to help youth with disabilities transition from school to college and careers. NTACT’s purpose is to assist state and local education agencies, state VR agencies, and VR service providers to implement evidence-based and promising practices that ensure students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for …

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Measuring Resilience: Use of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

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Resilience, in its simplest terms, results in people “bouncing back” from adversity and getting on with their lives. To infer resilience, two major steps must occur: (a) exposure to significant adversity (e.g., car accident), and (b) a positive developmental outcome afterwards (e.g., substantial psychosocial adjustment). The construct of resilience has recently been explored among individuals with spinal cord injuries (SCIs). …

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The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law Releases Three New Fact Sheets on Supported Employment

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The Bazelon Center for Mental Health recently published three fact sheets following up on their report, Getting to Work: Promoting Employment of People with Mental Illness. Getting to Work discusses the reasons why states should expand supported employment services to increase employment opportunities for people with mental illness.  These fact sheets highlight three key reasons to increase the availability of supported employment that are discussed in more …

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RRTC-EBP VR Article Receives Top Honors from ARCA

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The article State unemployment rates and vocational rehabilitation outcomes: A multilevel analysis, published in the Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, received a second place research award from the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA). This award recognizes and honors high quality, empirical research in the field of rehabilitation counseling.

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Promoting and Supporting Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Practice with Knowledge Translation

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Promoting and Supporting Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Practice with Knowledge Translation John Lui and Cayte Anderson Presented at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on February 4, 2015, as part of the RRTC-EBP VR’s Symposium “Evidence-Based Practices in Rehabilitation Counseling: Findings from the Field” PowerPoint: RRTC-EBP VR Promoting and Supporting Evidence-Based Rehabilitation Practice with Knowledge Translation Transcript of Presentation: RRTC-EBP VR Lui-Anderson Supporting EBP …