Career Development, Employment, and Disability in by David Strauser Ph.D.

By David Strauser Ph.D.

This textual content presents, from a rehabilitation standpoint, complete insurance of the dominant theories and strategies with regards to the occupational improvement, vocational habit, and the organizational elements that impression the occupation improvement and employment of people with disabilities. it's designed for the CORE-mandated required direction on employment and profession improvement for the Master's measure in rehabilitation counseling and for approved expert Counselor certification. because the merely ebook in rehabilitation and counseling that greatly addresses occupation improvement and employment of people with disabilities, it's a significant contribution to the literature.

Topics coated comprise significant constructs in profession improvement and employment of disabled contributors, theoretical foundations, occupational overview, info and assessment, intervention concepts, and populations and settings. To facilitate studying and advertise program of theories and strategies, each one bankruptcy comprises bankruptcy targets, dialogue and assessment questions, and case experiences. An instructor's handbook can be incorporated.

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  • Fulfills CORE-mandated standards Counselor licensure
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  • Provides bankruptcy pursuits, case examples, and dialogue questions in every one bankruptcy in addition to instructor's handbook

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6% vs. 0%); however, this difference varies by type of disability. For example, women have higher rates of ambulatory and independent living disabilities, probably due to the fact that disability prevalence rises with age and women make up a disproportionate share of the older population. 1 Race Some other race alone Two or more races Ethnicity Hispanic Non-Hispanic Educational attainment Less than 9th grade 2. 1 shows a sharp disability–age gradient, with the prevalence rate rising from about 5% among 18- to 29-year-olds to 20% among 60- to 64-year-olds.

7 In the next panel, we examine earnings from work for full-time, full-year workers, measured both as total earnings and as the average hourly wage. We focus on full-time workers despite the fact that there is considerable amount of part-time work so that we can isolate the differences in earnings due to differences in wages rather than hours of work. Median earnings for workers with disabilities, $34,000, are about 15% lower than that for workers without disabilities, $40,000. A similar gap exists in the hourly wage.

Yes | no] 2. Disability Prevalence and Economic Outcomes 13 [For persons aged 5 and older] Does this person have difficulty dressing or bathing? [yes | no] [For persons aged 15 and older] Because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition, does this person have difficulty doing errands alone such as visiting a doctor’s office or shopping? [yes | no] A person is considered to have a disability if he or she (or a proxy respondent) responds affirmatively to at least one of these questions. These six questions are also used to generate statistics for six subpopulations of people with disabilities according to disability type: hearing, vision, ambulatory, cognitive, self-care, and independent living disability, respectively.

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