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Citation:  Strauser, D.; Rumrill, Jr., P; & Greco, C. (2019). Applying the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model to increase labor force participation among people with multiple sclerosis. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 51 (1), 11-20.
Title:  Applying the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model to increase labor force participation among people with multiple sclerosis
Authors:  Strauser, D.; Rumrill, Jr., P; & Greco, C.
Year:  2019
Journal/Publication:  Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Publisher:  IOS Press
DOI:  https://doi.org/10.3233/JVR-191021
Full text:  https://content.iospress.com/articles/journal-of-vocational-rehabil...   
Peer-reviewed?  Yes
NIDILRR-funded?  Not reported

Structured abstract:

Purpose:  The purpose of this article is to introduce the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model as a framework that can be applied to facilitate the career development of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The model emphasizes the interaction of contextual and career development domains to improve participation in the areas of work, society, community, and home.
Conclusions:  A brief discussion of potential implications regarding vocational rehabilitation research, service, and policy is offered, with the overall goal of reinforcing career development as the foundation of vocational rehabilitation services for adults with MS and other chronic health conditions.

Disabilities served:  Multiple sclerosis
Interventions:  Career counseling
Vocational rehabilitation
Outcomes:  Employment acquisition
Return to work
Full-time employment