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Citation:  Beveridge, S. & Fabian, E. (2007). Vocational rehabilitation outcomes: Relationship between individualized plan for employment goals and employment outcomes. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 50 (4), 238-246.
Title:  Vocational rehabilitation outcomes: Relationship between individualized plan for employment goals and employment outcomes
Authors:  Beveridge, S. & Fabian, E.
Year:  2007
Journal/Publication:  Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin
Publisher:  SAGE
DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1177/00343552070500040501
Full text:  http://rcb.sagepub.com/content/50/4/238.abstract   
Peer-reviewed?  Yes
NIDILRR-funded?  Yes

Structured abstract:

Background:  Educational attainment has been identified as affecting employment outcomes and wages for individuals with disabilities.
Purpose:  This study looks at Individualized Plan for Employment and vocational rehabilitation employment outcomes, identifying wage disparities associated with disability category as well as educational attainment.
Setting:  Maryland State Department of Education Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) vocational rehabilitation
Study sample:  171 vocational rehabilitation clients

Disabilities served:  Chronic mental illness
Mobility impairment
Multiple disabilities
Populations served:  Persons with multiple disabilities (e.g., deaf-blindness, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse)
SSI and SSDI recipients
Interventions:  Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment
Vocational rehabilitation
Outcomes:  Employment acquisition
Wages