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RHAB 5741: Employment and Career Development

a guide to library resources for students in RHAB 5741

Significance of work and employment

Strauser, D. (2014). Introduction to the centrality of work to people with disabilities. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 1-10). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Gewurtz, R. E., Langan, S., & Shand, D.(2016). Hiring people with disabilities: A scoping review.  Work, 54 (1), 135-148.

Legislation related to employment with disabilities

Bruyere, S. M. & Saleh, M. C. (2016). Disability policy and law.  In In V. Taryvidas & M. Hartley (Eds.). Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling (2 nd ed: pp. 95-119). New York, NY: Springer.     2012 1st edition- Disability policy and law pp. 61-82

Harley, D., Beach, D., Shepperd-Jones, K., Alston, R. J., & Fleming, A. (2014). Ticket to work and self-sufficiency program and key employment and civil rights legislation: Are they working for people with disabilities. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 41-58). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Szymanski, E. M. E., & Parker, R. M. (2003). Work and disability: Issues and strategies in career development and job placement. Pro-ed.

Career exploration and development with disabilities

Mpofu, E., & Oakland, T. (2010). Vocational Interests and Aptitudes  In E. Mpofu & Oakland, T. (Eds.), Assessment in rehabilitation and health (Chapter 19; pp. 310-321) Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson/Merrill. (on reserve at Willis Library services desk)

Ritter, E., Strauser, D., O’Sullivan, D., Reid, J., Khosravisnasr,  S. & Crowin, T. (2014). Theories of career development and work adjustment. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 97-112). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Sears, S. H., Jones, A. & Strauser, D. (2014). Career counseling with people with disabilities. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 277-296). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Strauser, D., O’Sullivan, D., & Wong, A. W. K (2016). Career development and employment of people with disabilities. In V. Taryvidas & M. Hartley (Eds.). Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling (2 nd ed: pp. 273-295). New York, NY: Springer.   2012 edition

Su, R.., & Rounds, J (2014). Vocational interests. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 207-223). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Syzmanski, E. M., Enright, M. S., Hershenson, D. B. (2010). Ecological approaches to the vocational behavior and career development of people with disabilities. In R. M. Parker, and Patterson, J. B. (Eds.). Rehabilitation Counselling: Basics and beyond (5th edition, pp 100-258): Austin, TX: pro-ed.

Consumer-oriented and entrepreneurial approaches

Bissonnette, D. (1994). Beyond traditional job development: The art of creating opportunity. Vancouver : Crane Library at the University of British Columbia

Millington, M. J., & Buys, N. J. (2010). Vocational rehabilitation in the context of business: Motivation, management and marketing. In E.M. Szymanski & R.M. Parker (Eds.), Work and disability: Contexts, issues and strategies for enhancing employment outcomes for people with disabilities (3rd ed., pp. 389-414). Austin TX: PRO-ED.

Pimentel, R. (2001). Working with people with disabilities in a job placement/job retention environment. Chatsworth, CA: Milt Wright & Associates

Occupational and labor market analysis

Barrows-Bailey, M. (2014). Occupational and labor market information.  In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 223-242). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Job analysis, work modification, and accommodations

Bruce, C. & Sanford, J. A. (2010). Assessment for workplace accommodations. In In E. Mpofu & Oakland, T. (Eds.), Assessment in rehabilitation and health (pp. 205-218) Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson/Merrill Publishers.(On reserve at Willis Library services desk)

Griffin C.M.A., Hammis, D.  & Geary, T. (2007 or later edition). Job Matching and Analysis: Exploring Work place Ecology.. In Job Development Handbook: Practical tactics for customized employment  (Chapter 3). Maryland: Baltimore: Brooks Publishing

Milkovich, G. T. & Newman, J. M. (2000). Job analysis. In Compensation (pp. 87-110). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill 

Pimentel, R. (2001). Working with people with disabilities in a job placement/job retention environment. Chatsworth, CA: Milt Wright & Associates

Job seeking, matching, and accessibility

Bissonnette, D. (1994). Beyond traditional job development: The art of creating opportunity. Vancouver : Crane Library at the University of British Columbia.

Griffin C.M.A., Hammis, D,  & Geary, T. (2007 or later edition). Job Matching and Analysis: Exploring Work place Ecology.. In Job Development Handbook: Practical tactics for customized employment  (Chapter 3). Maryland: Baltimore: Brooks Publishing.

Hagner, D. (2010). Job development and job-search support. In E.M.Szymanski & R. M. Parker (Eds.), Work and Disability: Contexts, issues, and strategies for enhancing employment outcomes for people with disabilities, 363-387. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed.

Honeycutt, T. Sevak, P. & Levere, M. (2018). Many Hands Make Employment Work: Collaborations Between VR Agencies and Workforce Development Boards to Provide Work-Based Learning. Mathematica Policy Research. Retrieved from https://www.mathematica-mpr.com/our-publications-and-findings/publications/many-hands-make-employment-work-collaborations-between-vr-agencies-and-workforce-development-boards

Murdock, C. & Rounds, J. (2014).  Work values: Understanding and assessing motivation to work. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 193-206). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Strauser, D., Chan, F., Wang, M-H., Wu, M-Y, & Rahimi, M  (2014). Vocational evaluation in rehabilitation.   In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 179-191). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Customized employment strategies

Bond, G. R., Becker, D. R., Drake, R. E., Rapp, C. A., Meisler, N., Lehman, A. F., Bell, M. D.  et al. (2001). Implementing supported employment as an evidence-based practice. Psychiatric Services, 52(3), 313-322. 

Bolton, B, Bellini, J. L. & Brookings, J. B. (2000). Predicting client employment outcomes from personal history, functional limitations, and rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 44(1), 10-21.

Griffin C.M.A., Hammis, D,  & Geary, T. ,(2007 or later edition). Job Development Handbook: Practical tactics for customized employment. Maryland: Baltimore: Brooks Publishing.

Griffin C.M.A., Hammis, D,  & Geary, T. (2007 or later edition). Active Family Support, Partnerships and Roles. In Job Development Handbook: Practical tactics for customized employment  (Chapter 10). Maryland: Baltimore: Brooks Publishing.

Wehman, P., Tagrgett, P. S., & West, M . D. (2014). Supported employment/customized employment. In  D. Strauser (Ed). Career development, employment and  disability in rehabilitation (pp. 325-342). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Workers compensation, long-term disability, and social security

Anand P, Ben-Shalom Y. (2018). Pathways taken by new Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income awardees. Journal of  Disability Policy Studies, 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1177/1044207318779987.

Blackwell, T. L., Leierer, S. J., Haupt, S., & Kampitsis, A. (2003). Predictors of vocational rehabilitation return-to-work outcomes in workers' compensation. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 46(2), 108-114.

Cox, D. R. & Goldberg, A. L. (2010). Assessment of disability: Social security disability evaluation. Bruce, C. & Sanford, J. A. (2010). Assessment for workplace accommodations. In E. Mpofu & Oakland, T. (Eds.), Assessment in rehabilitation and health (pp. 192-200). Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson/Merrill Publishers. (On reserve at Willis Library services desk)

David, H., & Duggan, M. G. (2006). The growth in the social security disability rolls: a fiscal crisis unfolding. Journal of Economic perspectives, 20(3), 71-96.

Maestas N, Mullen KJ, Strand A. (2013). Does disability insurance receipt discourage work? Using examiner assignment to estimate causal effects of SSDI receipt. American Economic Review, 103(5):1797–1829.

Return to work strategies

Bourbonniere AM, Mann DR (2018). Benefit duration and return to work outcomes in short term disability insurance programs: evidence from Rhode Island’s Temporary Disability Insurance program. J  This reading not available via UNT Libraries or freely online. Request via Interlibrary loan: https://library.unt.edu/services/ill-document-delivery/ Occup Rehabil. 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-018-9779-5.

Ben-Shalom Y, Mamun A. (2015). Return-to-work outcomes among Social Security Disability Insurance program beneficiaries. Journal of  Disability Policy Studies. 26(2):100–110.

Mpofu, E., Craig, A., Millington, M., Murphy, G., & Dorstyn, D. (2015). Return to work practices and research with Spinal Cord Injury: An Australian  Perspective. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 21(1), 65-76. Doi10.1017/jrc.2015

Saltychev, M., Eskola, M., Tenovup, O., Laimi, K. (2013). Return to work after traumatic brain injury: Systematic review. Brain Injury, 27(13-14), 1516-1527.  Retrieved from  link 

Roles and responsibilities of rehabilitation counselors

Dutta, A., Gervey, R., Chan, F., Chou, C. C., & Ditchman, N. (2008). Vocational rehabilitation services and employment outcomes for people with disabilities: A United States study. Journal of Occupational rehabilitation, 18(4), 326.

Leahy, M. J. (2016), Rehabilitation Counseling professional competencies. In V. Taryvidas & M. Hartley (Eds.). Professional Practice of Rehabilitation Counseling (2 nd ed: pp. 15-30). New York, NY: Springer

Leahy, M. J., Chan, F., & Saunders, J. L. (2003). Job functions and knowledge requirements of certified rehabilitation counselors in the 21st century. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 46(2), 66-81.

Chan, F., Leahy, M. J., Saunders, J. L., Tarvydas, V. M., Ferrin, J. M., & Lee, G. (2003). Training needs of certified rehabilitation counselors for contemporary practice. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 46(2), 82-91.

Job retention and career development

Ben-Shalom, Y. & Schimmel Hyde, J. (2018). Opportunities for Early Intervention to Avoid Prolonged Work Disability: Introduction to the Special Section. Journal of  Occupational  Rehabilitation, 28, 569. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-018-9813-7  This reading not available via UNT Libraries or freely online. Request via Interlibrary loan: https://library.unt.edu/services/ill-document-delivery/ 

Gould-Werth A, Morrison K, Ben-Shalom Y. (2018). Employers’ perspectives on accommodating and retaining employees with newly acquired disabilities: an exploratory study. Journal of  Occupational  Rehabilitation,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10926-018-9806-6.  This reading not available via UNT Libraries or freely online. Request via Interlibrary loan: https://library.unt.edu/services/ill-document-delivery/ 

Mpofu, E., & Oakland, T. (2010). Assessment of vocational and work adjustment In E. Mpofu & Oakland, T. (Eds.), Assessment in rehabilitation and health (Chapter 20; pp. 324-336) Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson/Merrill. (On reserve at Willis Library services desk)

Holwerda, A., van der Klink, de Boer, Groothoff, J. W., & Brouwer, S. (2013). Predictors of sustainable work participation of young adults with developmental disorders. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34(9), 2753-2763.

Serving consumers from special populations

Chen, J. L., Leader, G., Sung, C.  & Leahy, M. (2015). Trends in Employment for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review of the Research Literature. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2, 115–127.

McDowell C, Fossey E. (2015). Workplace accommodations for people with mental illness: a scoping review. Journal of  Occupational  Rehabilitation. 25(1):197–206.

Lim, Y., Millington, M., & Mpofu, E. (2014). The evidentiary basis for supported employment practice for workers with schizophrenia: A thematic analysis. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 17(2), 93-113. DOI: 10.1080/15487768.2013.877409  Retrieved from link 

Siporin, S., & Lysack, C. (2004). Quality of life and supported employment: A case study of three women with developmental disabilities. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 455–465. 

Personal growth and reflection

Barros-Bailey, M., Benshoff, J. J., & Fischer, J. (2009). Rehabilitation counseling in the year 2011: Perceptions of certified rehabilitation counselors. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 52(2), 107-113.

Peterson, D. B., Hautamaki, J. B., & Hershenson, D. B. (2006). Reflections on our past and prospects for our future: A survey of the members of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA). Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 50(1), 4-13.

Shaw, L. R., Leahy, M. J., Chan, F., & Catalano, D. (2006). Contemporary Issues Facing Rehabilitation Counseling: A Delphi Study of the Perspectives of Leaders of the Discipline. Rehabilitation Education, 20(3).

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