The Journal of Rehabilitation

A quarterly, peer-reviewed journal published by the National Rehabilitation Association. Articles include original research, academic criticism, and expert debate in the field of rehabilitation.

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 4, October-December

Barriers to Traumatic Brain Injury Services and Supports in Rural Setting
According to the recent estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), (Faul, Xu, Wald, & Coronado, 2010), 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) annually in the United States, for which 1.4 million (80%) seek emergency...
Editor's Comment
Welcome to the first edition in my new role as Editor of the Journal of Rehabilitation (JOR). It is an honor to serve the National Rehabilitation Association (NRA) and its membership in this capacity. I have had a long standing history with JOR beginning...
Expanding Frain, Bishop, and Bethel's Rehabilitation Model to Address Needs of Female Veterans
Nearly two million United States (U.S.) troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom with many soldiers serving multiple tours (Institute of Medicine; IOM, 2010). At least 14% of all active...
Implementation of an Employment Consultation Model of Job Support Following Online Training
A growing body of research continues to identify and refine effective strategies for assisting individuals with significant disabilities to access and succeed in paid employment. Three developments have been particularly noteworthy. First, there has...
It Takes a Village: Influences on Former SSI/DI Beneficiaries Who Transition to Employment
In spite of an expressed desire by SSI and SSDI recipients to get off benefits (Livermore, 2011; Olney & Lyle, 2011), less than one percent exit the rolls to go to work each year (Marini & Reid, 2001; O'Leary, Livermore & Stapleton, 2011...
Severe Substance Use Disorder Viewed as a Chronic Condition and Disability
Substance use disorder is a complex biopsychosocialspiritual condition (Goodwin, 2009a, 2009b), which affects 15.9 percent (40.3 million) of the United States population aged 12 and older. Another 31.7 percent (80.4 million) engages in risky use threatening...
Substance Abuse and Vocational Rehabilitation: A Survey of Policies & Procedures
Individuals with physical disabilities are likely to experience Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse (AODA) at rates far in excess of the general population (CSAT, 1999; Koch, 2002, 2008; Koch & Dotson, 2008; Sprong, Upton, & Pappas, 2012). As...
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