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Path Analysis of a Self-Determination Model of Work Motivation in Vocational Rehabilitation

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Researchers from the RRTC-EBP VR and partner Universities presented at the National Council on Rehabilitation Education’s Spring Conference in Newport Beach, CA in April of 2016.  They shared with attendees their recent path analysis of a self-determination model of work motivation in relation to increasing employment and improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. You can download their presentation materials here: Path Analysis …

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Evidence-Based Practices: Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How

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Experts from the RRTC-EBP VR shared information about evidence-based practice (EBP) with practitioners at the National Rehabilitation Association’s Annual Training Conference in Richmond, Virginia, in September of 2016.  The interactive presentation helped attendees define the term “EBP,” encouraged discussion on the importance of integrating EBP into vocational rehabilitation (VR) practice, and provided resources and examples of EBP that can be provided in …

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Social-Cognitive Motivational Interviewing Competency Ratings Prepared for Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services: Preliminary Report

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The RRTC-EBP VR provided technical assistance and training to Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services related to the provision of motivational interviewing (MI) intervention services to DVR consumers. The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of MI training on perceived counselor competencies in the areas of self-efficacy, benefits, barriers, stages of change/action, and working alliance. Ratings were analyzed between beginner, …

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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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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 …

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Depression

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“We can see people who have brain injuries. Their lives have been disrupted and so forth, and our response to them can be like, I’d be depressed, too. And so we can kinda think, like, it’s normal to be depressed, and that could lead to a lack of treatment for depression.”  Dr. Chuck Bombardier, University of Washington’s TBI Model System …

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Phase I and II Research Plain Language Summaries Now Available

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Plain language summaries of Phases I and II 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!