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Multiple Case Studies on Effective Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery Practices

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The National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) have emphasized the focus on Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) in all research projects publicly funded through NIDRR (Brannon, 2010). There is now a heightened emphasis on the meaning of research findings and translating and disseminating evidence-based practices so they affect and inform practice and policy (Leahy & Arokiasamy, 2010). NIDDR and the …

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RRTC-EBP-VR Phase II Executive Summary

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The National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) have emphasized the focus on EBP in all research projects publicly funded through NIDRR. There is emphasis on the meaning of research findings and translating and disseminating evidence-based practices so they affect and inform practice and policy NIDDR and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), as the major funding sources of rehabilitation …

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Research Synopsis Fall 2013

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The following summary provides a synopsis of research previously completed or currently underway through the RRTC-EBP-VR. This work is established at both the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Stout through a grant from the Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). Research partners at Michigan State University, the University of Texas-El Paso, and Southern …

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Identifying Vocational Rehabilitation Service Patterns and Employment Outcomes for Hispanics with Spinal Cord Injury

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Demographics in the United States are changing rapidly; it’s estimated that minorities may constitute up to 45% of the country’s total population by 2050.  Research suggests that ethnic minorities may potentially be more vulnerable to acquiring spinal cord injuries (SCI) than European-Americans. In addition, research shows that employment has a significant impact on improving the quality of life of individuals …

Stigmatizing Attributions and Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes of People with Disabilities

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Abstract Objective: To determine whether employment outcomes of people with disabilities can be predicted by the social-cognitive/attribution theory of stigmatization. Design: Ex post facto design using data mining technique and logistic regression analysis. Participants: Data from 40,585 vocational rehabilitation (VR) consumers were extracted from the Rehabilitation Services Administration Case Services Report (Form 911). Results: In Study 1, data mining results …