ERIC Number: ED048613
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Client Motivation and Rehabilitation Counseling Outcome.
Salomone, Paul R.
This study investigates the relationship between client motivation or lack of motivation for vocational rehabilitation services, and rehabilitation outcome. Clients who had received services at a rehabilitation center during a two year period were rated on their level of motivation for rehabilitation services using the contents of diagnostic reference reports. A "motivated" group and an "unmotivated" group were thus identified. Using the Minnesota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation case closure, the results indicated that motivated clients were more frequently "closed employed" than unmotivated clients. Several demographic variables did not differentiate the two motivation groups, but the group judged unmotivated had a higher mean score on the Psychopathic deviate scale of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory than did the motivated group. Discussion includes an examination of the case closure systems of private and public rehabilitation agencies and some consideration of agency administrative barriers which may promote client lack of motivation for rehabilitation services. (Author)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY.
Identifiers: Minnesota Division of Vocational Rehabilitation; Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory