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ERIC Number: ED552764
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 179
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: 978-1-3030-0662-3
Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Family Employment Awareness Training Program: Expectations, Knowledge, Barriers, and Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities Who Have Individualized Support Needs
Francis, Grace L.
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kansas
This dissertation consists of four individual, but related chapters. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to competitive employment for people with disabilities who have individualized support needs and the Family Employment Awareness Training ("FEAT"). This chapter also provides a general overview of the other chapters in this dissertation. Chapter 2 is a research study that examined the expectations and knowledge of participants who attended "FEAT" in 2010-2011. This study also explored families' perceptions of "FEAT." Chapter 3 is a second research study that evaluated participants' behavior, employment outcomes, and perceptions of "FEAT's" influence. Chapter 4 is a third research study that explored families' perceptions of barriers to competitive employment. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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