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Conversion to Integrated Employment: Case Studies of Organizational Change, Volume 2

Monograph 22

Case studies of organizations that closed a sheltered workshop or segregated program and replaced it with integrated employment or other community-based activities for individuals with disabilities. These monographs analyze the change process to help other agencies pursue a similar goal.

Multiple Perspectives on Implementing the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992

Research to Practice 3

This summary of a qualitative study reports the results of focus groups with administrators and counselors in Massachusetts's vocational rehabilitation agency. The findings highlight differences in perspectives on how the 1992 Rehabilitation Act Amendments have been implemented.

National Study of Day and Vocational Services for Adults with Disabilities in State Mental Health Agencies: Report of Data from FY 1993

Monograph

Fifty state mental health agencies and DC reported on their day and vocational service systems, including people served, data collection, referrals and discharge placements, and commitment to expansion of integrated employment. Results revealed a limited focus on vocational outcomes.

Doing It Better: Better Practices in Employment for a State/County Department of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities

Monograph 16

These monographs reflect what ICI has learned about practices that influence employment outcomes for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (Doing it Better) and people with psychiatric disabilities (Managing Employment with Care). They are designed with funders and program administrators in mind and include recommendations for program design, outcome indicators, and monitoring.

Managing Employment with Care: Better Practices in Employment for a State/County Department of Mental Health

Monograph 17

These monographs reflect what ICI has learned about practices that influence employment outcomes for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (Doing it Better) and people with psychiatric disabilities (Managing Employment with Care). They are designed with funders and program administrators in mind and include recommendations for program design, outcome indicators, and monitoring.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities