ERIC Number: ED318202
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Exemplary Supported Employment Practices. NARF Technical Assistance Series.
National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Washington, DC.
This booklet gathers and discusses best practices for supported employment in rehabilitative facilities. The first chapter reviews the need to identify best practices and examines such issues as jobs, integration, and quality of life. The second chapter describes eight programs chosen as exemplary, providing data on program goals, average wage and hour conditions of program placements, philosophical orientation, staff, clients, funding, and strengths. The third chapter offers conclusions, discussing 32 common practices found to be effective in the chosen programs. Twenty-eight references are included, and appendices describe methodology, including the Supported Employment Quality Indicators Profile. (PB)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Employment Programs, Human Services, Job Placement, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Quality of Life, Rehabilitation Programs, Social Integration, Vocational Rehabilitation
National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, P.O. Box 17675, Washington, DC 20041 ($3.50 members; $6.50 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Washington, DC.