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Work and disability : contexts, issues, and strategies for enhancing employment outcomes for people with disabilities

Call no.:
362.4 PARw
Edition:
3rd ed.
Author:
Length:
vi, 492 p. ; 23 cm.
Publisher:
Austin, Tex.: Pro-Ed
Year:
2010
ISBN-ISSN:
9781416404361
Type:
Books
Subject:
Copies:
1
Abstract:
This edition covers the latest in legislative background and other contextual matters regarding employment of people with disabilities; vocational theories and research related to disability; counseling interventions, multicultural issues, vocational assessment, labor market information, and accommodation of people with disabilities in the workplace; job placement and job development; outreach through business consultation; and supported employment for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Chapters:
  1. Work and Disability: Basic Concepts
  2. Legislation Affecting Employment of Persons with Disabilities
  3. Employment Among Working-Age People with Disabilities: What the Latest Data Can Tell Us
  4. Career Development Theories and Constructs: Implications for People with Disabilities
  5. Issues with Career Research on People with Disabilities
  6. Career Counseling with Diverse Populations: Models, Interventions, and Applications
  7. Vocational Assessment and Disability
  8. Using Occupational and Labor Market Information in Vocational Counseling
  9. Disability and Reasonable Accommodations
  10. Job Placement and Employer Consulting: Services and Strategies
  11. Job Development and Job-Search Support
  12. Vocational Rehabilitation in the Context of Business: Motivation, Management, and Marketing
  13. Supported Employment
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