Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Research in Briefs provide readers with a summary of research and literature on issues, practices and topics related to the employment of individuals with disabilities, providing the reader with information to facilitate further exploration and study.
This brief provides a brief review of research on post-TBI return to work including vocational functioning, evidence-based approaches to VR with persons with TBI and services associated with successful return to work outcomes. Implications for service providers and researchers are discussed.
This brief summarizes research on the role of the family in the employment process, how families navigate the vocational rehabilitation system and how counselors can make families their allies to develop career paths for youths with disabilities.
This brief is a companion to the VR Research in Brief: A Partnership in Career Development for People with Disabilities: Collaboration Between Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors and Families. It describes the RSA- and OSERS Office of Special Education Programs-supported parent training projects, the outcomes of their training and information activities and how VR counselors can use their services to enhance family involvement in the VR process.