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Hartley, Michael T.; Cartwright, Brenda Y. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: This study surveyed current and projected ethical dilemmas of rehabilitation counselors. Method: As a mixed-methods approach, the study used both quantitative and qualitative analyses. Results: Of the 211 participants who completed the survey, 116 (55.0%) reported an ethical dilemma. Based on the descriptions, common themes involved roles…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Ethics, Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselors
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Keegan, John; Ditchman, Nicole; Dutta, Alo; Chiu, Chung-Yi; Muller, Veronica; Chan, Fong; Kundu, Madan – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To apply the constructs of social cognitive theory (SCT) and the theory of planned behavior (TPB) to understand the stages of change (SOC) for physical activities among individuals with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Method: Ex post facto design using multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA). The participants were 144 individuals with SCI…
Descriptors: Injuries, Neurology, Social Cognition, Social Theories
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Bezyak, Jill; Clark, Alena – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To conduct an initial needs assessment of physical and mental health behavior among college students to improve understanding of physical and mental health needs among future helping professionals. Method: A sample of 24 undergraduate students was used to provide a description of mental health, physical activity, and healthy eating…
Descriptors: Physical Health, Mental Health, College Students, Higher Education
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Becton, Alicia B.; Foster, Amanda L.; Chen, Roy K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Being a part of an ethnic minority group and a student with a disability (SWD) often presents as a barrier to college retention and graduation rates among members of this marginalized group. Purpose: To examine educators' awareness of racial and institutional influences that impact African American SWD. Method: Data for this study were gathered…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cultural Awareness, African American Students, Disabilities
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Dallas, Bryan K.; Sprong, Matthew E.; Kluesner, Bryon K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To examine postsecondary faculty attitudes and actions toward inclusive teaching strategies (ITS) designed to benefit all learners. Method: The Inclusive Teaching Strategies Inventory is a self-report survey that measures faculty attitudes toward ITS and traditional academic accommodations, as well as their in-class actions. The authors…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Educational Strategies
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Nittrouer, Christine L.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Pickens, Julie L. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: This study examined the impact of using a collaborative process with person-centered teams and a functional assessment of problems in the workplace to design individualized goals and self-management interventions to support young adults with disabilities. These young adults had achieved employment through a customized employment process…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperative Planning, Self Control, Intervention
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Garcia, Jorge; Zeglin, Robert J.; Matray, Shari; Froehlich, Robert; Marable, Ronica; McGuire-Kuletz, Maureen – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this article was to gather descriptive data on the professional use of social media in public rehabilitation settings and to analyze existing social media policies in those agencies through content analysis. Methods: The authors sent a survey to all state administrators or directors of these agencies (N = 50) in the United…
Descriptors: Social Media, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Programs, Content Analysis
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Awsumb, Jessica M.; Balcazar, Fabricio E.; Alvarado, Francisco – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To examine the outcomes (rehabilitated vs. nonrehabilitated) of youth with disabilities (ages 14-22 years) participating in the transition program from a midwestern state. Method: Five years of vocational rehabilitation transition data (N = 6,252) were analyzed to determine what demographic and system-level factors were related to…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Youth, Disabilities, Adolescents
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Johnson, Eboneé T.; Yaghmaian, Rana A.; Best, Andrew; Chan, Fong; Burrell, Reginald, Jr. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the 10-item version of the HIV Stigma Scale (HSS-10) in a sample of African Americans with HIV/AIDS. Method: One hundred and ten African Americans living with HIV/AIDS were recruited from 3 case management agencies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Measurement structure of the HSS-10 was evaluated using…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Social Bias, African Americans, Factor Analysis
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Chiu, Chung-Yi; An, Ruopeng – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To characterize physical activity patterns among people with disabilities using data from a nationally representative health survey. Method: Individual-level data came from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2011 survey. Pearson's chi-squared tests were conducted to assess the difference in the proportion distribution of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Physical Activity Level, Individual Characteristics, Statistical Analysis
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Frain, Michael; Torres, Ayse; Bishop, Malachy; Sakala, Kelly; Khan-Jordan, Cindy; Schoen, Barbara – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: To understand the level of acceptance of disability by veterans and rehabilitation counselor's role in that acceptance. Method: The Acceptance of Disability Scale-Revised was given to 117 veterans from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq who acquired disabilities. Their experiences working with certified rehabilitation counselors was also…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Counselor Role, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Koch, Lynn C.; Mamiseishvili, Ketevan; Wilkins, Melissa J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The enrollment of students with psychiatric disabilities in U.S. postsecondary institutions is on the rise. However, research is lacking in terms of how these students fare in comparison to other students with hidden disabilities (e.g., learning disabilities [LDs], attention deficit disorders [ADDs]) whose enrollment in postsecondary…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, College Students, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Fitzgerald, Sandra; Deiches, Jonathan; Umucu, Emre; Brooks, Jessica; Muller, Veronica; Wu, Jia-Rung; Chan, Fong – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate the Vocational Rehabilitation Engagement Scale (VRES) for use in the Clubhouse Model of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Method: There were 124 individuals with serious mental illness recruited from 8 Clubhouse programs in Hawaii. Measurement structure of the VRES was evaluated using exploratory…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychometrics, Mental Disorders, Mental Health
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Kosyluk, Kristin A.; Corrigan, Patrick W.; Jones, Nev; James, Drexler; Abelson, Sara; Malmon, Alison – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: The aim of this work was to develop a campaign to promote an environment of solidarity and support on college campuses for students with mental illnesses. Method: Data were gathered from 24 members of a Chicago university campus who were selected as representatives of key campus stakeholder groups including students, administrative staff,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Campuses, College Students, Mental Disorders
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Connor, Annemarie; Leahy, Michael J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Purpose: This article conceptualizes teaching alliance as a framework to guide educators in teaching the affective components of working alliance (WA) through enhanced student-teacher relationships and augmented curricular focus on therapeutic bonds. Method: Drawing on the extant literature, and integrating counseling and educational theory, this…
Descriptors: Counseling, Teacher Student Relationship, Educational Theories, Evidence Based Practice
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