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Handbook of rehabilitation psychology.Disability and vocational behavior.

Handbook of rehabilitation psychology.: Disability and vocational behavior. Work, a central activity of humans, may be affected by disability. Thus, vocational behavior is an important consideration in the practice of rehabilitation psychology. In this chapter, the author provides an overview of theories and practices relating to vocational behavior and disability. The following topics are also addressed: work and its changing nature, vocational behavior, disability and vocational behavior, interventions, and challenges. The author concludes that research and innovations occurring across disciplines should increase the effectiveness and the repertoire of services that rehabilitation psychologists can offer to people with disabilities. However, these advances are coupled with a changing context of service delivery, which poses many challenges for rehabilitation psychologists and other professionals. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2023 APA, all rights reserved) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

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Publisher
American Psychological Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 American Psychological Association
Pages
499 –5517
DOI
10.1037/10361-023
Publisher site
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Abstract

Work, a central activity of humans, may be affected by disability. Thus, vocational behavior is an important consideration in the practice of rehabilitation psychology. In this chapter, the author provides an overview of theories and practices relating to vocational behavior and disability. The following topics are also addressed: work and its changing nature, vocational behavior, disability and vocational behavior, interventions, and challenges. The author concludes that research and innovations occurring across disciplines should increase the effectiveness and the repertoire of services that rehabilitation psychologists can offer to people with disabilities. However, these advances are coupled with a changing context of service delivery, which poses many challenges for rehabilitation psychologists and other professionals. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2023 APA, all rights reserved)

Published: Aug 31, 2004

Keywords: theories & practices relating to vocational behavior & disability, disabled

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