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This practicum workbook was designed to aid benefits planners and advocates in supporting the employment decision making process for individuals with disabilities. The first portion of the workbook discusses approaches for understanding interests, preferences, abilities and support needs; impact of choices on financial well-being and independence; supporting the service provider selection process; developing comprehensive work plans; and, quality assurance strategies to evaluate services and supports provided. The workbook concludes with a case application.


Ferrell, C., Golden, T.P., Lopez, E. & Sheldon, J. (2003). Supporting Career Development and Employment: A Skill Development Practicum. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations Extension, Employment and Disability Institute.

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