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ERIC Number: ED563853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 106
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ISBN: 978-1-3035-8700-9
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The Impact of Cognitive Behavior Techniques on the Vocational Identity of Persons with Disabilities Receiving SSI/SSDI Benefits
Quinn, James
ProQuest LLC, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Arkansas
This study examines the effects of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) on the vocational identity, self-efficacy, and vocational satisfaction of persons with disabilities receiving SSI/SSDI. This study was carefully planned to help persons with disabilities obtain employment. A review of the relevant literature was used to determine the need for the study and to support the study. Forty participants, all were enrolled into a vocational rehabilitation program were selected for the study. Threats to internal and external validity were taken into consideration and controlled for. They received CBT as a treatment intervention to change their beliefs and irrational thoughts about the world of work. Measures of vocational identity, self-efficacy, and vocational satisfaction were taken at the start of the study to provide baseline data. The participants received eight weeks of treatment before measurements of vocational identity, self-efficacy, and vocational satisfaction were taken a second time to measure the effect of the CBT intervention. Means from pre-treatment, post-treatment and follow-up were analyzed for differences. [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: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
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Language: English
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