Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

Volume

54-55, 6 issues

Latest issue

55:3 online 12 November 2021

Next issue

56:1 scheduled for January 2022

Back volumes

From volume 1, 1991

ISSN print

1052-2263

ISSN online

1878-6316

Aims & Scope

For over 30 years, the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation (JVR) has provided a forum for discussion and dissemination of information about the major areas that constitute vocational rehabilitation. In recent years, however, more and more emphasis has been placed on the role of the rehabilitation counselor, special educator, psychologist, occupational therapist, and others in research and disseminator of work programs. Popular areas of interest have been, though not limited to, supported employment, customized employment, transition from school to work, return-to-work, and other topics related to employment for people with all disabilities. JVR emphasizes publishing articles that provide evidence-based practices for employment specialists, rehabilitation counselors, psychologists, educators, and other professionals in providing direct services to people with disabilities. Original research articles, review articles, program descriptions, and case studies will be considered for publication. Guest editors with specific areas of expertise may provide leadership on special topic issues. Ideas for special topical issues are welcomed as well. All manuscripts received are welcome for double-blind peer review if they meet these aims and scope.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
Paul H. Wehman, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports
1314 West Main Street
PO Box 842011
Richmond, VA 23284-2011
USA
Tel.: +1 804 828 1851
Fax:+1 804 828 2193
Email: 
pwehman@vcu.org

Technical Editor
Hannah E. Seward
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Richmond, VA 23284-2011
USA
Tel.: +1 804 828 1851
Fax:+1 804 828 2193
Email: 
sewardhe@vcu.edu

Editorial Board
Siri Yde Aksnes
Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Inclusion
Work Research Institute, OsloMet
Postboks 4, St. Olavs plass
0130 Oslo
Norway
Email: 
siriyd@oslomet.no

Mohammad Al-Rashaida, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation
Neuro-E-Motion Research Team
Faculty of Psychology and Education
University of Deusto
Avda. Universidades 24
48007 Bilbao
Spain
Email: 
mohammad.alrashaida@deusto.es

Reginald J. Alston, PhD
Assistive Technology, Race and Ethnicity
Kinesiology & Community Health
120 Huff Hall
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1206 S Fourth
M/C 588
Champaign, IL 61820
USA
Email: 
alston@illinois.edu

Cayte Anderson, PhD, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling, Vocational Rehabilitation, Poverty and Disability Psychology
Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute
University of Wisconsin-Stout
221 10th Avenue East
Room 201E
Menomonie, WI 54751
USA
Email: 
andersoncay@uwstout.edu

Travis Andrews, PhD, LCMHC-S (NC), LPCC (KY), NCC, CRC, BC-TMH
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Co-Director of the Interdisciplinary Disabilities Studies Program
University of Kentucky
Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Counselor Education
234 Taylor Education Building
597 South Upper Street
Lexington, KY 40506
USA
Email: Travis.Andrews@uky.edu

Amy J. Armstrong, PhD, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Virginia Commonwealth University
PO Box 980330
Richmond, VA 23298
USA
Email: 
ajarmstr@vcu.edu

Lauren Avellone, PhD, BCBA, LBA
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Behavior Analysis
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
1314 W. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23284
USA
Email: 
leavellone@vcu.edu

Linda M. Bambara, PhD
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Self-Determination
College of Education
Lacocca Hall, Room A313
Lehigh University
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
USA
Email: 
lmb1@lehigh.edu

Deborah Becker, MEd, CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation, Supported Employment
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc.
150 Broadway #301
Menands, NY 12204
USA
Email:
DeborahBecker@nyspi.columbia.edu

Fernando Bellver, PhD
European Employment, Supported Employment
C. Sant Miquel 47
07310 Campanet
Mallorca
Spain
Email: 
bellvernet@gmail.com

Julia Bloom
Rehabilitation Counseling, Case Management
School of Allied Health Sciences
Building G01, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus
Parklands Dr, Southport QLD 4222
Australia
Email: 
j.bloom@griffith.edu.au

Gary Bond, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Supported Employment, Customized Employment
Westat
Centerra Business Park
Room 3021
21 Lafayette Street
Lebanon, NH 03766
USA
Email: 
garybond@westat.com

Vicki Brooke, Med
Vocational Rehabilitation, Supported Employment, Customized Employment
Training and Employment Services
Virginia Commonwealth University - RRTC
1314 West Main Street
PO Box 842011
Richmond, VA 23284
USA
Email: 
vbrooke@vcu.edu

Debra L. Brucker, MPA, PhD
Return-to-Work, Mental Illness
Institute on Disability/UCED
University of New Hampshire
10 West Edge Drive, Suite 101
Durham, NH 03824
USA
Email: 
debra.brucker@unh.edu 

Lauren P. Bruno
Academic Instruction, Transition
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Department of Teaching and Learning
Washington State University
Cleveland Hall 342
Pullman, WA 99164-2132
USA
Email: 
lauren.bruno@wsu.edu

John Butterworth, PhD
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, Transition
Institute for Community Inclusion
UMass Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
USA
Email: 
butterworth@umb.edu

Erik Carter, PhD
Persons with Significant Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Transition
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
302A One Magnolia Circle
Nashville, TN 37203
USA
Email: 
erik.carter@vanderbilt.edu

Fong Chan, PhD
Rehabilitation Psychology, Methodology, Statistics
Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Positive Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
403 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
USA
Email: 
chan@education.wisc.edu

Julie Chronister, PhD
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Professor
Department of Counseling
San Francisco State University
San Francisco, CA 94132
USA
Tel.: +1 (415) 338-2230
Email: 
jchronis@sfsu.edu

David X. Cifu, MD
Traumatic Brain Injury
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Virginia Commonwealth University
1223 East Marshall Street
Egyptian Building, 4th Floor
PO Box 980677
Richmond, VA 23298
USA
Email: 
david.cifu@vcuhealth.org

Robert Cimera, PhD
Program Evaluation, Public Policy
Lifespan Development & Educational Sciences
Kent State University
405 White Hall
Kent, OH 44242
USA
Email: 
rcimera@kent.edu

Al Condeluci, PhD, MSW
Persons with Significant Disabilities, Community Engagement
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
UCP of Pittsburgh
4638 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
USA
Email: 
acondeluci@ucpclass.org

Judith Cook, PhD
Mental Illness, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Supported Employment
Department of Psychiatry
University of Illinois at Chicago
1601 West Taylor Street
4th Floor M/C 912
Chicago, IL 60612
USA
Email: 
cook@ripco.com

Briano Di Rezze
Occupational Therapy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy
School of Rehabilitation Science
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Canada
Email: 
direzzbm@mcmaster.ca

Christina (Tina) Dillahunt-Aspillaga, PhD, CRC, CVE, CLCP, CBIST
Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans
Associate Professor
Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program
Child and Family Studies
College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
University of South Florida
13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MHC 1632
Tampa, FL 33612
USA
Tel.: +1 813-974-1282
Email: 
cdillahuntas@usf.edu

Nicole Ditchman, PhD, CRC, LCPC
Transition, Community Engagement
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Illinois Institute of Technology
Tech Central, Room 232
3424 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60616
USA
Tel.: +1 (312) 567-3511
Email: 
nditchma@iit.edu

ShengLi Dong, PhD
Rehabilitation Counseling
Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems
College of Education
Florida State University
1114 W. Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4453
USA
Tel.: +1 (850) 645-0344
Email: 
sdong3@fsu.edu

Nishita Doolabh
Hearing Impairment, Employer Attitudes
Clinical Audiologist
Flat 2, 89 Greencroft Gardens
London NW63LJ
United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 7709502131
Email: 
nishidoolabh@gmail.com

Patrick Lee Dunn, J.D., PhD, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Educational Psychology and Counseling Department
University of Tennessee Knoxville
A523 Bailey Education Complex
1126 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996-3452
USA
Tel.: +1 865-974-8013
Email: 
pdunn4@utk.edu

Stacy Dymond, PhD
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Transition, Customized Employment
Department of Education
University of Illinois
1310 S. Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
USA
Email: 
sdymond@illinois.edu

Ellen Fabian, PhD
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Professor
Department of Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
USA
Tel.: +1 301-405-2872
Email: 
efabian@umd.edu

Sandra D. Fitzgerald, PhD, CRC
Mental Illness, Transition, Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Counseling
Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, BH 526
San Francisco, CA 94132
USA
Email: 
sfitz@sfsu.edu

Susan M. Foley, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Supported Employment
Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education (CHSE)
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
USA
Email: 
susan.foley@umb.edu

Michael Frain, PhD, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Department of Counselor Education
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, 47-272
Boca Raton, FL 33431
USA
Tel.: +1 (561)297-3626
Email: 
mfrain@fau.edu

Robert Fraser, PhD
Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurology, Return-to-Work
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Washington
325 Ninth Avenue, Box 98104
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
Email: 
rfraser@u.washington.edu

Elizabeth Getzel, MA
Transition, Postsecondary Education, Career Planning and Development
Center for Transition Innovations
Virginia Commonwealth University, RRTC
1314 West Main Street, Box 842011
Richmond, VA 23284
USA
Email: 
lgetzel@vcu.edu

Teresa Ann Grenawalt, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychiatric Rehabilitation
University of Alabama
315C Graves Hall, Box 870231
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
USA
Email: tagrenawalt@ua.edu

Meg Grigal, PhD
Transition, Postsecondary Education, Self-Determination
Institute for Community Inclusion
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
USA
Email: 
megrigal@verizon.net

Ellie Hartman, PhD, BCBA-D
Vocational Rehabilitation, Behavior Analysis
Wisconsin PROMISE Grant Project Manager
201 East Washington, Room G100
Madison, WI 53707
USA
Email: 
ellie2.hartman@wi.gov

Kelly Henderson, PhD
Children and Youth with Special Education Needs
Executive Director
Formed Families Forward
George Mason University
4031 University Drive, Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
USA
Email: 
kelly.henderson@formedfamiliesforward.org

Julie C. Hill, PhD, NCC, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Assistant Professor
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling (SERC)
Auburn University
2008 Haley Center
Auburn, AL 36849
USA
Tel.: +1 334-844-7695
Email: 
jch0153@auburn.edu

Linda Holloway, PhD, CRC
Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Supported Employment
Professor and Chair
Department of Disability and Addiction Rehabilitation Programs in Health Services
1155 Union Circle, #311456
Denton, TX 76210
USA
Email: 
holloway@unt.edu

Todd Honeycutt, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Security Disability Benefits, Program Evaluation
Mathematica Policy Research
PO Box 2393
Princeton, NJ 08543
USA
Email: 
thoneycutt@mathematica-mpr.com

Andrew Houtenville
Disability Statistics, Employment Policy Research
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824
USA
Email: 
andrew.houtenville@unh.edu

Hsien-Yuan Hsu, PhD
Educational Psychology
Assistant Professor
Children’s Learning Institute
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
7000 Fannin Street, Suite 2373
Houston, TX 77030
USA
Email: 
hsien-yuan.hsu@uth.tmc.edu 

Mary Huber, PhD
Program Evaluation, Methodology
CEHS Program Director Rehabilitation Counseling
Chemical Dependency Program
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
USA
Email: mary.huber@wright.edu

Kanako Iwanaga, Ph.D., CRC, LPC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
College of Health Professions
Virginia Commonwealth University
900 East Leigh Street
Richmond, VA 23298-0330
USA
Email: 
iwanagak@vcu.edu

Sara P. Johnston, PhD, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinic Administration and Rehabilitation Counseling
Masters of Rehabilitation Counseling Program
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Room 3B317
3601 4th Street STOP 6225
Lubbock, TX 79430-6225
USA
Tel.: +1 806-743-3242
Email: 
sara.johnston@ttuhsc.edu

Lennart Jonsson
Workplace Support and Work Retention
MISA
Tornerplatsen 32.4 tr
S-177 30 Jarfalla
Sweden
Email: 
lennart.joensson@misa.se

Borja Jordán de Urríes, PhD
Supported Employment, Labor Integration, Transition
Department of Personality Assessment and Psychological Treatment
University of Salamanca
Avenida de la Merced 109-131
37005 Salamanca
Spain
Email: 
bjordan@usal.es

Tammy Jorgensen-Smith, PhD, CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation, Transition, Supported Employment
Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling
University of South Florida
13301 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard - MHC1632
Tampa, FL 33612-3899
USA
Email: 
smithtj@usf.edu

Dong-il Kim
Methodology, Statistics
Seoul National University
Seoul
South Korea
Email: 
dikimedu@snu.ac.kr

Harold L. Kleinert, EdD
Transition
Director Emeritus, Human Development Institute
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Professor Emeritus, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
College of Health Sciences, University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506
USA
Tel.:+1 859-509-4100
Email:
hklein@uky.edu

Moira Konrad, PhD
Academic Instruction, Secondary-Level Curriculum, Secondary Transition
Associate Professor of Special Education
Managing Editor, Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals
The Ohio State University
305 Annie & John Glenn Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
USA
Email: 
konrad.14@osu.edu 

Larry Kortering, PhD
Academic Instruction, Assessment Development, Transition
Appalachian State University
Blowing Rock, NC 28607
USA
Email: korteringlj@appstate.edu 

Leena Jo Landmark, PhD
Transition, Postsecondary Education, Race and Ethnicity
Sam Houston State University
Department of Language, Literacy and Special Populations
PO Box 2119
Huntsville, TX 77341
USA
Email: landmark@shsu.edu 

Michael Leahy, PhD
Assessment Development, Disability Policy, Vocational Rehabilitation
Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
Michigan State University
463 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
USA
Email: 
leahym@msu.edu

Beatrice Lee, Ph.D.
Rehabilitation Counseling
Michigan State University
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
460 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
USA
Tel.: +1 517-432-5090
Email:
leeyunpa@msu.edu

Mykal Leslie, PhD, LPCC, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Assistant Professor, Rehabilitation Counseling
Kent State University
College of Education, Health and Human Services
405G White Hall
150 Terrace Drive
Kent, OH 44242
USA
Email: 
mleslie8@kent.edu

Lauren Lindstrom, PhD
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Gender
University of California at Davis
Davis, CA 95616
USA
Email: 
lelindstrom@ucdavis.edu

Shondra Loggins Clay, PhD
Assistive Technology, Race and Ethnicity, Veterans
Research Data Analyst
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
610 E. John Street
Suite 117
Champaign, IL 61820
USA
Email: 
loggins@illinois.edu 

Joseph Madaus, PhD
Secondary-Level Curriculum, Postsecondary Education, Transition
Neag School of Education
University of Connecticut
249 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3064
Storrs, CT 06269-3064
USA
Email: joseph.madaus@uconn.edu

Paul Malette, PhD
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Customized Employment, Supported Employment
CBI Consultants
240-3970 East Hastings
Burnaby, BC V5C 6C1
Canada
Email: 
paul@cbiconsultants.com

David R. Mann, PhD
Transition, Vocational Rehabilitation, Statistics
Senior Researcher
Mathematica
PO Box 2393
Princeton, NJ 08543
USA
Email: 
dmann@mathematica-mpr.com

Valerie L. Mazzotti, PhD
Career Planning and Development, Transition, Secondary-Level Curriculum
Associate Professor
Special Education Doctoral Program Director
Department of Special Education and Child Development
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Researcher/Technical Assistance Provider
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
USA
Email: 
vlmazzot@uncc.edu

Bradley McDaniels, PhD, CRC
Positive Psychology, Neurology
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311456
Denton, TX 76203-5017
USA
Email: 
Bradley.mcdaniels@unt.edu

Melody Mickens, PhD
Rehabilitation Psychology
University of Utah Health
85 North Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
USA
Tel.: +1 801-581-6228
Email: 
melody.mickens@hsc.utah.edu

Corey L. Moore, PhD, CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation, Return-to-Work, Race and Ethnicity
Principal Investigator and Research Director
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center 
Department of Rehabilitation Counseling and Disability Studies
Langston University
6700 N. Martin Luther King Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
USA
Email: 
clmoore@langston.edu 

Robert L. Morgan
Transition, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Employer Attitudes
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322
USA
Email: bob.morgan@usu.edu

Mary E. Morningstar, PhD
Transition, Race and Ethnicity, Career Planning and Development
Department of Special Education
University of Kansas  
JR Pearson Hall Rm 521
1122 W. Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045
USA
Email: 
mmorningstar@ku.edu

Elias Mpofu, PhD, CRC
Community Engagement
College of Health and Public Services
University of North Texas
410 Avenue C, Suite 289
Denton, TX 76201
USA
Tel.: +1 940-565-4829
Email: 
elias.mpofu@unt.edu

Derek Nord, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Supported Employment, Disability Policy
Director Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
Associate Professor Curriculum and Instruction
Indiana University Bloomington
1905 North Range Road
Bloomington, IN 47408
USA
Email: 
dnord@indiana.edu

John O'Neill, PhD, CRC
Supported Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Race and Ethnicity
Director
Employment and Disability Research
Kessler Foundation
120 Eagle Rock Rd., Suite 100
East Hanover, NJ 07936-3147
USA
Email: 
joneill@kesslerfoundation.org

Doxa Papakonstantinou, LL.M., PhD
Disability Policy
Assistant Professor
Department of Educational and Social Policy
University of Macedonia
156 Egnatia Street
54636 Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel.: +30 2310 891403
Email: Primary 
klerip@uom.edu.gr

Ioanna Papavassiliou
Career Development and Planning, Vocational Rehabilitation
University of Macedonia
156 Egnatia Street
54636 Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel.: +30 2310891524
Email: 
ipapav@uom.edu.gr

Wendy Parent-Johnson, PhD, CRC, CESP
Rehabilitation Counseling
Executive Director Center for Disabilities
Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota
1400 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
USA
Email: 
wendy.parentjohnson@usd.edu

Tobey Partch-Davies, PhD
Poverty and Disability
Institute on Disability
University of New Hampshire
56 Old Suncook Road, Suite 2
Concord, NH  03301
USA
Email: 
tobey.partch-davies@unh.edu

Brian N. Phillips, PhD
Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1000 Bascom Mall, Room 409
Madison, WI 53706-1326
USA
Email: 
bnphillips2@wisc.edu

Susann Porter, PhD
Mental Illness, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Supported Employment
CTA - Centre for Work Life and Evaluation Studies
Department of School Development and Leadership
Faculty of Education and Society
Malmö University
205 06 Malmö
Sweden
Tel.: +46 73 909 13 62
Email: 
susann.porter@mau.se

Abbas (Bobby) Quamar, PhD, CRC
Rehabilitation Counseling
Associate Professor
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling
California State University - San Bernardino
5500 University Parkway
College of Education, CE-230
San Bernardino, CA 92407
USA
Tel.: +1 909 537-3692
Email:
abbas.quamar@csusb.edu

Timothy Riesen
Transition, Customized Employment
Utah State University
Salt Lake Center
920 W Levoy Drive
Taylorsville, UT 84123
USA
Email: 
Tim.riesen@usu.edu

E. Sally Rogers, ScD
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Boston University
940 Commonwealth Avenue
West Boston, MA 02215
USA
Email: 
erogers@bu.edu

Magen Rooney-Kron
Academic Instruction, Secondary-Level Curriculum, Career Planning and Development
Doctoral Candidate - Special Education
University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
4103 N Hermitage Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
USA
Email: 
rooneyma@umsl.edu

David Rosenthal, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Race and Ethnicity
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
University of Wisconsin-Madison
405 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
USA
Email: 
drosenthal@education.wisc.edu

Dawn A. Rowe, Ph.D.
Transition, Secondary-Level Curriculum, Customized Employment
East Tennessee State University
Department of Educational Foundations and Special Education
Clemmer College
PO Box 70547
Johnson City, TN 37614
USA
Phone: 423-439-7171
Email: 
ROWEDA@mail.etsu.edu 

Carol Schall, PhD
Autism Spectrum Disorder, Academic Instruction
Autism Resource Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
1314 West Main Street
PO Box 842011
Richmond, VA 23284
USA
Email: cmschall@vcu.edu

Jared C. Schultz, PhD, CRC, LVRC, HS-BCP
Transition
Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
College of Health Professions
Virginia Commonwealth University
P.O. Box 980330
Richmond, VA 23298-0330
USA
Tel.: +1 804-827-0917
Email: 
schultzjc@vcu.edu

LaRon A. Scott, Ed.D., B.C.S.E.
Academic Instruction, Race and Ethnicity, Transition
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Director, COVE & Online Programs
School of Education
Virginia Commonwealth University
1015 W. Main Street
Oliver Hall, Room 4072
Richmond, VA 23284-2020
USA
Email: 
Scottla2@vcu.edu

Michael S. Shafer, PhD
Substance Abuse
Professor, School of Social Work
Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (PSATTC)
ASU COVID-19 Community Response Team
Arizona State University
340 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 250
Tucson, AZ 85745
USA
Tel.: +1 520-884-5507 x 20606
Email: 
michael.shafer@asu.edu

Linda R. Shaw, PhD
Rehabilitation Counseling
Professor and Department Head
Disability and Psychoeducational Studies
University of Arizona
1430 E 2nd Street
Tucson, AZ 85721-0069
USA
Tel.: +1 520-621-7832
Email: 
lshaw@email.arizona.edu

Karrie Shogren, PhD
Self-Determination, Transition
Department of Special Education
Kansas University
1200 Sunnyside Avenue
Room 3136
Lawrence, KS 66045
USA
Email: 
shogren@ku.edu

Øystein Spjelkavik
Supported Employment
Work Research Institute
Centre for Welfare and Labour Research
OsloMet - Oslo Metropolitan University
PO Box 4
St. Olavs Plass
NO-0130 Oslo
Norway
Email: 
oysp@oslomet.no

David Strauser, PhD, CRC
Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation
Kinesiology and Community Health
University of Illinois
213A Huff Hall MC-588
1206 South Fourth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
USA
Email: 
strauser@illinois.edu

Connie Sung, PhD, CRC, LLR
Vocational Rehabilitation, Positive Psychology, Transition
Early Career Psychologist Representative
APA Division 22
Assistant Professor
Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
Department of Counseling
Educational Psychology and Special Education
Michigan State University
620 Farm Lane
Room 460
East Lansing, MI 48824
USA
Email: 
csung@msu.edu

Timothy Tansey, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Postsecondary Education, Self-Determination
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1000 Bascom Mall
411 Education Building
Madison, WI 53796
USA
Email: 
tntansey@wisc.edu

Joshua Taylor
Academic Instruction, Disability Policy, Community Engagement
VCU Rehabilitation Research and Training Center
1314 W Main St.
Richmond, VA 23220
USA
Email: 
jtaylor66@vcu.edu

David Test, PhD, MEd
Persons with Significant Disabilities, Customized Employment, Supported Employment
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28223
USA
Email: 
dwtest@uncc.edu

Colleen Thoma, PhD
Postsecondary Education, Transition, Supported Employment
Virginia Commonwealth University
1015 W. Main Street
PO Box 842020
Oliver Hall
Room 4064B
Richmond, VA 23284-2020
USA
Email: 
cathoma@vcu.edu

Magnus Tideman
Disability Policy, European Employment, Supported Employment
La Trobe University 
Melbourne, VIC
Australia
Email: 
m.tideman@latrobe.edu.au

Ayse Torres, PhD, CRC, LMHC
Veterans, Interviewing
Assistant Professor
Department of Counselor Education
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd.
Bldg 47, Rm 465
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
USA
Email: 
atorre58@fau.edu

Audrey Trainor, PhD
Transition
Associate Professor
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Department of Teaching and Learning, Special Education Program
New York University
469 East Building, Room 524
New York, NY 10003
USA
Tel.: +1 608-262-2722
Email: 
aat8@nyu.edu

Lance E. Trexler, Ph.D., HSPP, FACRM
Return-to-Work, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vocational Rehabilitation
Executive Director of Rehabilitation Neuropsychology and Resource Facilitation Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
9531 Valparaiso Court
Indianapolis, IN 46268
USA
Email: 
lance.trexler@rhin.com

Phil Tuckerman, PhD
Customized Employment, Supported Employment, Transition
CEO
Job Support
PO Box 429
Kingsgrove 1480
Sydney, NSW
Australia
Email: 
philt@jobsupport.org.au

Wei-Mo Tu, PhD
Vocational Rehabilitation, Transition
Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311456
Denton, TX 76203-5017
USA
Email: 
Wei-mo.Tu@unt.edu

Veronica Umeasiegbu, PhD, CRC, LPC
Rehabilitation Counseling
School of Rehabilitation Services and Counseling
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539
USA
Email: 
veronica.umeasiegbu@utrgv.edu

Emre Umucu
Assessment Development, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Statistics
Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
459 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
USA
Tel.: +1 (517) 432-4875
Email:
umucuemr@msu.edu

Miguel Angel Verdugo, PhD
European Employment, Supported Employment
Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment
University of Salamanca
Avinada de la Merced 109-131
37005 Salamanca
Spain
Email: 
verdugo@usal.es

Ming Hung Wang, Ph.D., CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation
Professor & Director
Graduate Institute of Rehabilitation Counseling
National Changhua University of Education
Changhua City
Taiwan
Tel.: 886-4-7232105 #2460
Email: 
wangmhhank@gmail.com

Michael Wehmeyer, PhD
Self-Determination, Positive Psychology
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, KS 66045
USA
Email: 
wehmeyer@ku.edu

Steven West, PhD, CRC
Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Veterans
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152
USA
Email: 
slwest@memphis.edu

Katie Wolf Whaley, MSW
Supported Employment
Project Director Supported Employment Training Project
Human Development Institute
University of Kentucky
1525 Bull Lea Road, Suite 160
Lexington, KY 40511
USA
Email: 
kwolf@uky.edu

Holly Whittenburg
Transition, Autism Spectrum Disorder
Department of Teaching and Learning
College of Education
Washington State University
1155 College Avenue
333 Cleveland Hall
Pullman, WA 99164-2114
USA
Email: 
holly.whittenburg@wsu.edu

Gwendolyn J. Williams, PhD
Transition, Career Planning and Development, Race and Ethnicity
Jacksonville State University
4979 Brookwood Place
Byram, MS 39272
USA
Email: 
gwendolyn.j.williams@jsums.edu 

Dave Wittenburg, PhD
Return-to-Work, Transition, Social Security Disability Benefits
Director of Health Research
Mathematica Policy Research
PO Box 2393
Princeton, NJ 08543
USA
Email: dwittenburg@mathematica-mpr.com

Alex W.K. Wong, PhD, DPhil, OT, CRC
Neurology, Assessment Development
Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
4444 Forest Park Ave, Campus Box 8505
St. Louis, MO 63108
USA
Tel.: +1 314-286-0278
Email: 
wongal@wustl.edu

Dan Zhang, PhD
Transition, Self-Determination
Texas A&M University
637D Harrington Office Building
540 Koss Street
College Station, TX 77843
USA
Email: 
dalun@tamu.edu

Author Guidelines

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPT

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Please take a moment to read the IOS Press general publication ethics guideline before submitting your manuscript.

Submission of an article is understood to imply that the article is original and unpublished and is not being considered for publication elsewhere. The Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation is committed to the highest ethical standards and best practices in publishing and follows the code of conduct for Committee on Publication Ethics/DOAJ and the ICMJE. Any possible conflict of interest, financial or otherwise, related to the submitted work must be clearly indicated in the manuscript.

Authors are requested to submit their manuscript electronically to the journal’s editorial management system at the following link: https://worksupport.com/jvr/submit. Manuscript submissions should be a Microsoft Word file.

Publication fee
The journal does not charge a publication fee.

Required files for final submission
After the article has been accepted, the authors should submit the final version as source files, including a word processor file of the text, such as Word or LateX (If using LaTeX, please use the standard article.sty as a style file and also send a PDF version of the LaTeX file).

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PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS

Organization of the paper and style of presentation
Manuscripts must be written in English. Authors whose native language is not English are advised to seek the advice of a native English speaker, before submitting their manuscripts. Peerwith offers a language and copyediting service to all scientists who want to publish their manuscript in scientific peer-reviewed periodicals and books.

Manuscripts should be prepared with wide margins and double spacing throughout, including the abstract, footnotes and references. Every page of the manuscript, including the title page, references, tables, etc., should be numbered. However, in the text no reference should be made to page numbers; if necessary, one may refer to sections. Try to avoid the excessive use of italics and bold face.

Manuscripts should be organized in the following order:

  • Title page
  • Body of text (divided by subheadings)
  • Acknowledgements
  • References
  • Tables
  • Figure captions
  • Figures

Headings and subheadings should be numbered and typed on a separate line, without indentation.
SI units should be used, i.e., the units based on the metre, kilogramme, second, etc.

Title page
The title page should provide the following information:

  • Title (should be clear, descriptive and not too long)
  • Name(s) of author(s); please indicate who is the corresponding author
  • Full affiliation(s)
  • Present address of author(s), if different from affiliation
  • Complete address of corresponding author, including tel. no., fax no. and e-mail address
  • Abstract
  • Keywords

Abstract
The abstract should be clear, descriptive, self-explanatory and not longer than 200 words, it should also be suitable for publication in abstracting services.
The abstract for research papers should follow the “structured abstract” format. Section labels should be in bold uppercase letters followed by a colon, and each section will begin on a new line.
BACKGROUND:
OBJECTIVE:
METHODS:
RESULTS:
CONCLUSIONS:

Materials and methods

Experimental subjects
Please include a statement that procedures involving experiments on human subjects are done in accord with the ethical standards of the Committee on Human Experimentation of the institution in which the experiments were done or in accord with the Declaration of Helsinki of 1964 and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

The approval number of the Ethics Committee or the institutional review board and its affiliation together with the date of approval, or alternative identifiers, must be added as part of the statement.

When experimental animals are used, the materials and methods section must briefly but explicitly state measures which were taken to minimize pain or discomfort, e.g. type and dose of anaesthetic used. Experiments should be carried out in accord with either the guide of the institution in which the experiments were done, or with the European Communities Council Directive of 24 November 1986 (86/609/EEC) or the Guidelines laid down by the NIH in the US.

All studies using human or animal subjects should include an explicit statement in the materials and methods section identifying the review and approval committee for each study. Editors reserve the right to reject papers if there is doubt whether appropriate procedures have been used.

Ethical considerations
Please report the Institutional Review Board approval number and date of your research in this section. In case informed consent was obtained please also report it in this section. Studies exempt from Institutional Review Board approval should report the reason for exemption, e.g. “This study, as a literature review, is exempt from Institutional Review Board approval”.

Informed consent
Patients have a right to privacy that should not be infringed without informed consent. Identifying information, including patients' names, initials, or hospital numbers, should not be published in written descriptions, photographs, and pedigrees unless the information is essential for scientific purposes and the patient (or parent or guardian) gives written informed consent for publication. Informed consent for this purpose requires that a patient who is identifiable should be shown the manuscript before it is published. When informed consent has been obtained it should be indicated in the Methods section.

Data sharing policy
Supplementary data can be submitted and should be included within the manuscript after the figures and tables (or after the references). Each supplementary item should have a legend and should not exceed the file size of 10 MB. A short description of the supplementary items should be included under the header Supplementary Material within the manuscript before the References. Large datasets should be hosted on the author's own or institute's website or in an appropriate database, and should be properly cited within the manuscript.

Reporting guidelines
Manuscripts should adhere to the EQUATOR Network reporting guidelines relevant to the research design.

Acknowledgments
Specify the acknowledgements. If there are none, you can still include this section and insert "The authors have no acknowledgments".

Conflict of interest
Statement of any potential conflicts should be clearly identified at the end of the paper. If there is no conflict of interest to declare, you must still include this section and insert the following statement: "The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest."

Funding
Specify sources of funding. If there are none, you can still include this section at the end of the paper and insert "The authors report no funding".

Figures
Number figures as Fig. 1, Fig 2, etc. and refer to all of them in the text.
Each figure should be provided on a separate sheet. Figures should not be included in the text.
Color figures can be included in the print version, provided the cost of their reproduction is paid for by the author. The online version has no extra charges for color figures.

For the file formats of the figures please take the following into account:
- line art should be have a minimum resolution of 600 dpi, save as EPS or TIFF
- grayscales (including photos) should have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi (no lettering), or 500 dpi (when there is lettering); save as tiff
- do not save figures as JPEG, this format may lose information in the process
- do not use figures taken from the Internet, the resolution will be too low for printing
- do not use color in your figures if they are to be printed in black & white, as this will reduce the print quality (note that in software often the default is color, you should change the settings)
- for figures that should be printed in color, please send a CMYK encoded EPS or TIFF
Figures should be designed with the format of the page of the journal in mind. They should be of such a size as to allow a reduction of 50%

On maps and other figures where a scale is needed, use bar scales rather than numerical ones, i.e., do not use scales of the type 1:10,000. This avoids problems if the figures need to be reduced.
Each figure should have a self-explanatory caption. The captions to all figures should be typed on a separate sheet of the manuscript.
Photographs are only acceptable if they have good contrast and intensity.

Tables
Number as Table 1, Table 2 etc, and refer to all of them in the text.
Each table should be provided on a separate page of the manuscript. Tables should not be included in the text.
Each table should have a brief and self-explanatory title.
Column headings should be brief, but sufficiently explanatory. Standard abbreviations of units of measurement should be added between parentheses.
Vertical lines should not be used to separate columns. Leave some extra space between the columns instead.
Any explanations essential to the understanding of the table should be given in footnotes at the bottom of the table.

REFERENCES

Authors are required to use the APA (American Psychological Association) citation style following the APA Handbook 7th edition. All in-text citations should include the author's last name followed by the year of publication. All publications cited in the text should be presented in an alphabetical list of references at the end of the manuscript. Authors are responsible for checking the accuracy of all references. Manuscripts will not be considered if they do not conform to the APA citation guidelines. More detailed APA reference information is available at https://apastyle.apa.org/.

References must be listed alphabetically in APA style:

      Bentley, M., Peerenboom, C. A., Hodge, F. W., Passano, E. B., Warren, H. C., & Washburn, M. F. (1929). Instructions in regard to preparation of manuscript. Psychological Bulletin, 26(2), 57-63. https://doi.org/10.1037/h0071487
       Skillin, M. E., & Gay, R. M. (1974). Words into type (3rd ed. rev.). Prentice Hall.
       University of Chicago Press. (2017). Chicago manual of style (17th ed.).

Footnotes
Footnotes should only be used if absolutely essential. In most cases it is possible to incorporate the information in the text. If used, they should be numbered in the text, indicated by superscript numbers and kept as short as possible.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright of your article
Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that they have read and agreed to the terms of the IOS Press Author Copyright Agreement.

Quoting from other publications
An author, when quoting from someone else's work or when considering reproducing figures or table from a book or journal article, should make sure that he is not infringing a copyright. Although in general an author may quote from other published works, he should obtain permission from the holder of the copyright if he wishes to make substantial extracts or to reproduce tables, plates or other figures. If the copyright holder is not the author of the quoted or reproduced material, it is recommended that the permission of the author should also be sought. Material in unpublished letters and manuscripts is also protected and must not be published unless permission has been obtained. Submission of a paper will be interpreted as a statement that the author has obtained all the necessary permission. A suitable acknowledgement of any borrowed material must always be made.

PROOFS

The corresponding author will receive a PDF proof and is asked to check this proof carefully (the publisher will execute a cursory check only). Corrections other than printer's errors, however, should be avoided. Costs arising from such corrections will be charged to the authors.

PURCHASES

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KUDOS

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Peer Review Policy

The Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation is a peer-reviewed journal. Articles submitted to the journal undergo a double-blind peer review process. This means that the identity of the authors is unknown to the reviewers and the identity of the reviewers is not communicated to the authors.

All submitted manuscripts are subjected to initial appraisal by the Editor-in-Chief and, if found suitable for further consideration, to rigorous peer review by independent, anonymous expert referees. Reasons to reject a paper in the pre-screening process could for example be that the work does not fall within the aims and scope, the writing is of poor quality, the instructions to authors were not followed or the presented work is not novel.

Papers deemed suitable to be reviewed will be assigned to a handling editor. The handling editor will then invite reviewers to comment on the work and might consider inviting the reviewers suggested by the author(s). Editors and reviewers are asked to excuse themselves from reviewing a submission if a conflict of interest makes them unable to make an impartial scientific judgment or evaluation. Conflicts of interest include but are not limited to: collaboration with the authors in the past three years; any professional or financial affiliations that may be perceived as a conflict of interest; a history of personal differences with the author(s).

As a standard policy, decisions are based on three reviews, in some specific circumstances a minimum of two reviews may be deemed sufficient to make a decision on a paper. The Editor-in-Chief strives to ensure a typical turnaround time of 3 months.

Reviewers are asked to judge a paper on at least:

  • Logical, concise ordering of ideas
  • Use of sound research methods
  • Adequacy of documentation    
  • Material has good applied use in the field    
  • Readability and interest level

Based on the received reviews the handling editor will propose to the Editor in Chief a recommendation:

  1. Accept article as submitted
  2. Accept article revision by the author according to suggestions made in review
  3. Revise and resubmit
  4. Reject
  5. Consider for another issue/publication

They mean the following:

  1. The manuscript is suitable for publication and only requires minor polishing; thus, no further reviews are requested.
  2. The authors are required to make moderate changes to their manuscript. The manuscript becomes acceptable for publication if the changes proposed by the reviewers and editors are successfully addressed. The revised manuscript will be examined by the Editor in Chief and possibly sent back to all (or a selection of) reviewers for a second round of reviews. Authors are requested to provide a letter to the reviewers detailing the improvements made for the resubmission.
  3. In its current form, the manuscript is not suitable for publication. A resubmission would require substantial revisions and is only encouraged in special cases. The resubmitted manuscript will be considered as a new submission.
  4. The manuscript is rejected as it is deemed to be out of scope, not relevant, or not meeting the journal’s quality standards in terms of significance, novelty, and/or presentation.
  5. The manuscript is rejected as it is deemed to be better suited for a different journal or publication.

Authors are notified by the Editor-in-Chief, whose decision is final.

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