Uses an integrated rehabilitation perspective to address career, vocational behavior, employment, and disability related theory and research.This highly regarded resource is the only book in rehabilitation counseling to provide comprehensive coverage of vocational behavior and employment theory and intervention techniques as they apply to individuals with disabilities. Scholarly yet practical, the second edition is updated with key information and research, delivering new employment statistics, employment rates, and poverty levels of people with disabilities. Woven throughout this new edition, is the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model, incorporating foundational theories and providing a framework for understanding the critical factors that impact the career development process.
Chapters-written by leaders in the field-are consistently organized for ease of use. Each chapter includes an Overview of Major Constructs followed by Theoretical Foundations; Occupational Assessment, Information and Evaluation; Intervention Strategies; and Population and Settings. Case examples and discussion questions highlight and reinforce application of theories and techniques. New Sample Syllabi, Classroom Activities, PowerPoints, and a Test Bank are included for instructors. An eBook is included with the purchase of the print edition.
New to the Second Edition:
Provides new employment statistics, employment rates, and poverty levels of people with disabilities
Reviews details of the Work Force Innovation Act
Integrates the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model throughout as a framework for understanding critical factors impacting the career development process
Links with CACREP standards
Discusses relevant new legislation
New Key Concept Boxes, Chapter Summaries, and Chapter Glossary increase accessibility of the new edition
Includes sample syllabi, classroom activities, PowerPoint slides, and test bank
Addresses contemporary career, vocational behavior, employment, and disability related theory and research from an integrated rehabilitation perspective
Written by well-respected practitioners and educators
Organized to facilitate instructor flexibility in assigning chapters without losing course continuity