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Citation:  Kiernan, W. E., Hoff, D., Freeze, S., & Mank, D. M. (2011). Employment First: A beginning not an end.. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 49 (4), 300-304.
Title:  Employment First: A beginning not an end.
Authors:  Kiernan, W. E., Hoff, D., Freeze, S., & Mank, D. M.
Year:  2011
Journal/Publication:  Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Publisher:  American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-49.4.300
Full text:  http://www.aaiddjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1352/1934-9556-49.4.300?cod...   
Peer-reviewed?  Yes
NIDILRR-funded?  Not reported

Structured abstract:

Background:  Employment First is a series of policies, practices, and procedures to presumes competitive employment as the very first option offered to each and every individual with a disability.
Purpose:  The authors describe the guiding principles of Employment First and what needs to happen to make it the central message in United States policy and among community rehabilitation providers.

Interventions:  Rehabilitation counseling
Vocational rehabilitation