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Handbook of Applied Disability and Rehabilitation Research

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Handbook of Applied Disability and Rehabilitation Research

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  • Kristofer J. Hagglund PhD, ABPP
  • Allen W. Heinemann PhD, ABPP

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Now, more than ever, the field of rehabilitation psychology is growing. This book--one of the few that focuses solely on rehabilitation psychology research--provides the reader with the most up-to-date look at research and practice within the field of rehabilitation psychology. It offers recommendations for future research programs, policy changes, and clinical interventions from the various perspectives within rehabilitation psychology research and practice, and seeks to demonstrate how much the field can evolve with the implementation of these changes.

Topics covered include:

  • Assistive technology
  • Health policy
  • Cultural diversity
  • Employment
  • Future of rehabilitation research
  • Community integration
  • Health disparities

Product Details 

  • Publication Date July 05, 2006
  • Page Count 328
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9780826132550
  • EISBN 9780826132567

Table of Contents 

    Introduction: The Maturation of Psychology in Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Allen W. Heinemann and Kristofer J. Hagglund
    Section I: Community Integration
    Introduction to Section I
  1. Community Integration Research: An Empowerment Paradigm, Wayne A. Gordon, Margaret Brown, Allan I. Bergman, and Ralph William Shields
  2. Considering Class, Culture, and Access in Rehabilitation Intervention and Research, Catherine A. Marshall, Priscilla R. Sanderson, Sharon R. Johnson, Barbara Du Bois, and Joseph C. Kvedar
  3. Health Disparities: Focus on Disability, Martha E. Banks and Rosalie J. Ackerman

  4. Section II: Health, Function, and Well-Being
    Introduction to Section II
  5. Broadening Paradigms of Disability Research to Clinical Practice: Implications for Conceptualization and Application, Linda R. Mona, Rebecca P. Cameron, and Amadee J. Fuentes
  6. Social Development and Adjustment of Children with Neurodevelopmental Conditions, Seth Warschausky
  7. Psychosocial Aspects Related to Dual Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorder and Disability, Mary McAweeney, Martin Forchheimer, Dennis Moore, and Denise Tate

  8. Section III: Employment
    Introduction to Section III
  9. Employment and Disability Policy: Recommendations for a Social Sciences Research Agenda, Susanne M. Bruyere, William A. Erickson, Sara A. VanLooy, Elaina Sitaras Hirsch, Judith A. Cook, Jane Burke, Laura Farah, and Michael Morris
  10. Evidence-Based Employment Practices in Vocational Rehabilitation, Christopher C. Wagner, Amy J. Armstrong, Robert T. Fraser, David Vandergoot, and Dale F. Thomas

  11. Section IV: Assistive Technology and Design
    Introduction to Section IV
  12. Policy Issues in Evaluating and Selecting Assistive Technology and Other Resources for Persons with Disabilities, Marcia J. Scherer, Franklyn K. Coombs, Nancy Hansen Merbitz, and Charles T. Merbitz
  13. Contextually Appropriate Design in Rural Community Disability and Rehabilitation Science, Tom Seekins
  14. Internet Resources for People with Disabilities: Applications and Research Directions, Fong Chan, Steven R. Pruett, Susan M. Miller, Michael Frain, and Kacie Blalock