Vocational Rehabilitation

Vocational rehabilitation, also abbreviated VR or voc rehab, is a process which enables persons with functional, psychological, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities, impairments or health disabilities to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining, or returning to employment or other useful occupation. Vocational rehabilitation can require input from a range of health care professionals and other non-medical disciplines such as disability employment advisers and career counsellors. Whilst, traditionally, the focus of vocational rehabilitation was job retention, an increased focus on an all-encompassing approach has become popular in contemporary approaches. Approaches differ between countries, however, due to the differing amounts of financial and …

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The Long Shadow of Short-Term Schooling Disruption : Analysis of Kuwait's Civil …

World Bank Group · 1 April 2021 English

This paper estimates the long-term impacts of schooling disruptions on private returns to schooling in Kuwait. It applies an instrumental variables approach to estimate the private returns to schooling, using …

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Does Marijuana Legalization Affect Work Capacity? Evidence from Workers’ Compensation Benefits

NBER · 11 February 2021 English

We study the effect of state recreational marijuana laws (RMLs) on workers’ compensation (WC) benefit receipt among adults 40-62 years. We find that WC receipt declines in response to RML …

though they exclude medical benefits,35 vocational rehabilitation vouchers, and other types of reimbursements


The Federal Brain Drain : Impacts on Science Capacity, 2016-2020

UCS · 30 January 2021 English

The Trump administration's attacks on science damaged scientific capacity across multiple agencies. What can the Biden administration do to rebuild federal science?

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Two Proposals to Strengthen Paid Leave Programs: Invest in Return-to-Work Services and …

Urban Institute · 26 January 2021 English

Comprehensive paid leave programs provide wage replacement for parental, caregiving and medical leave. Existing state paid leave programs do not currently include services aimed at assisting workers who have difficulty …

Christian, Wickizer and Burton 2016). Vocational rehabilitation programs can provide similar services


Addendum to the 2020 Report of the Committee of Experts on the …

ILO · 2021 English

Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122), the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention Work Convention, 1996 (No. 177), the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Recommendation Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention


Addendum to the General Survey : promoting employment and decent workin a …

ILO · 2021 English

Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122); the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention Work Convention, 1996 (No. 177); the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Recommendation Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122), the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention Work Convention, 1996 (No. 177), the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Recommendation


The Long-Run Effects of the Affordable Care Act: A Pre-Committed Research Design …

NBER · 22 October 2020 English

The long-run costs and benefits of social insurance expansions may not be realized until a program has been in place through a cycle of boom, bust, and recovery. In the …

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Policies for an Aging Labor Force: Keeping Older Workers with Health Conditions …

Urban Institute · 19 October 2020 English

Each year, millions of older workers leave the labor force and retire prematurely, often because of health shocks. The COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn have only exacerbated this. In this …

People with Disabilities.” Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation 48 (1): 93–109. US Senate Committee


Labor Management Procedures Early Warning Early Finance and Early Action Project (P173387)

World Bank Group · 16 October 2020 English

142) In Force (ratified 1979) 16 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention


Labor Management Procedures Early Warning Early Finance and Early Action Project (P173387)

World Bank Group · 16 October 2020 English

142) In Force (ratified 1979) 16 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) Convention


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