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Job Accommodation Network Free Webcasts

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The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. Check …

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State-of-the-Science Re-Cap: Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap

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Members of the RRTC-EBP VR research team presented on April 8 & 9, 2014 in Bethesda, MD on the theme of “Advancing Evidence-Based Practices and Policies to Close the Employment Gap.”  Vocational rehabilitation professionals received information to improve employment rates and quality of employment outcomes within the state/federal vocational rehabilitation system. Presentations topics included: VR Counselors’ Perception of EBP: Value, Barriers, and …

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Join us to learn how Communities of Practice can help you bridge the gap between research and your practice

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Communities of Practice: Translating Knowledge for Rehabilitation Professionals 14th Annual National Rehabilitation Educators Conference National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) March 12-14, 2014  — Manhattan Beach, CA This interactive session will present recent research on the use of Communities of Practice (CoP) as a knowledge translation (KT) tool and provide a brief overview of the role CoP plays in bridging the …

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Quality of Life as an Outcome Measure of Rehabilitation Service?

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To ensure continued funding vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies must provide documentation that they deliver effective services efficiently.  Although overall quality of life is an established goal of all VR services, short-term job placement has historically served as the primary measure of service outcomes. Despite its clear importance, job placement as an outcome measure provides little information about consumers and their …

Join us at the NRA Conference in Brooklyn, NY on August 18-20, 2013

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The RRTC-EBP-VR will be presenting at the NRA Training Conference in Brooklyn, NY on August 18-20, 2013: Knowledge to Action: Using Evidence-Based Practice in Vocational Rehabilitation This session will provide an introduction to the use of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) as an integral part of the vocational rehabilitation planning process.  We will share the “research to practice” process and discuss how …

Join us at the NRA Conference in Chicago, IL on August 24-26, 2012

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The RRTC-EBP-VR will be presenting at the NRA Training Conference in Chicago, IL on August 24-26, 2012: Knowledge Translation in Action:  Supporting Evidence-Based Practice in Vocational Rehabilitation What is Knowledge Translation?  This session will give an introduction to Knowledge Translation and discuss the use of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) as an integral part of the vocational rehabilitation planning process.  We will …