Supported Employment Resources available at the

Center for Disability Resources Library


To check out any of the materials listed, please contact:
Steven Wilson
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Books

Audiovisual

Books


The ADA mandate for social change. edited by Paul Wehman. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WA 33 AA1 A191 1993.

Attainment's job coaching strategies : a handbook for supported employment. Steve Tenpas. Verona: Attainment Co., 2003. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7255 T312j 2003.
       
-Job Coaching Strategies is a concise, goal oriented staff development program. The manual and [DVD] follow the chronology of a successful job placement—from getting to know your client to maintaining employer relations.

Attainment's learning from those we support : a disability awareness handbook. Jill Wheeler. Verona: Attainment Company, 1999. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7255 W563a 1999.
        -Concise yet thorough introduction to disability issues… Intended as a primer for those who provide direct services to adolescents and adults with disabilities and require in-service training...Covers four areas: Cognitive disabilities, brain injury, mental illness and challenging behaviors.

Attainment's overcoming the odds : vocational success stories of people with significant disabilities. Ellen Rubenstein Bauer. Verona: Attainment Co., c1999. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7255 B344 1999.
       
-Shows that creative job coaches, employee sensitivity training, effective behavior management strategies and realistic workplace accommodations can make your most challenging students successful employees.

Beyond borders : global supported employment and people with disabilities. Jim Martin. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 1568.5 S465 2002.

Career counseling for people with disabilities : a practical guide to finding employment. Karen E. Wolffe. Austin, Tex : PRO-ED, c2012. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HV 1568.5 W857 2012.

Competency-based training for supported employment specialists. Kathleen Olson. Parsons: Kansas University Affiliated Program at Parsons, 1998. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U5 O52c 1998.

The complete directory for people with disabilities : a comprehensive source book for individuals and professionals. Millerton: Grey House Pub., 2006. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WB 22 AA1 C7 2007.
       
-A comprehensive, one-stop resource for individuals, professionals and organizations, providing immediate access to the latest products and services for people with disabilities. For reference only.

Creating competence: group activities for in-service & supported employment trainers. Cary Griffin, Katherine Martinez. Colorado: Center for Technical Assistance & Training, University of Northern Colorado, 1992. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HV 3004 G227d 1993.

Developing staff competencies for supporting people with developmental disabilities: an orientation handbook. James F. Gardner, Michael S. Chapman. Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1993. Call number: Disabilities- FAM LC 4818.5 C899e 2002.

Employee satisfaction in supported employment services : a resource tool for evaluation. Wendy Parent. St. Augustine: Training Resource Network, 1988. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U5 E55 1998.

Exemplary practices in employment services for people with psychiatric disabilities. National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors. Alexandria: National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, 1994. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7255 E961 1994.

The family pocket guide to supported employment: how to help your family member with a disability develop a meaningful career. Dale DiLeo. st. Augustine: Training Resource Network, Inc., 1994. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7252 D576f 1994.

Inclusion: the cornerstone of supported employment. Lynn Noren. Minneapolis: s.n., 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HD 7252 N834i 1990.

An introduction to supported employment. Don Lavin. Minneapolis: s.n., 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HD 7252 L412i 1990.

Job coaching : an overview of job coaching in supported employment. presented by Project SIGHT. Columbia: Project SIGHT, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HV 1568.5 J62 2001.

Making self-employment work for people with disabilities. Cary Griffin and David Hammis. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256.U5 G851m 2003.
       
-Realistic and encouraging, this handbook offers the practical support needed to help individuals with significant disabilities start and maintain a small business...Step-by-step guidance on every aspect of the planning process.

More than a job : securing satisfying careers for people with disabilities. edited by Paul Wehman and John Kregel. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1998. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U5 M835 1998.
       
-This consumer-driven book provides professionals with step-by-step strategies for helping people with physical and developmental disabilities find meaningful employment.

Opportunity knocking : the story of supported employment. Marge Goldberg. Minneapolis: PACER Center, 1988. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U6 O62 1988.

Person-centered supported employment : the evolution continues. Paul Selby. Greenwood: Magic Wand Solutions, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HD 7252 S464p 1996.

A reference manual for parent training about supported employment. Complied by the Supported Employment Parent Training Technical Assistance SEPT/TA Minneapolis: PACER Center, 1990, c1988. Call Number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HV 1569.3 .Y68 R628 2002 and USC-SOM Disabilities-FAM HV 3005 R332 1990.

The rehabilitation counselor desk top guide to supported employment. edited by Susan Lehmann Griffin, W. Grant Revell. Richmond: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Supported Employment, School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1991?. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HD 7252 R345 1991.

The road ahead : transition to adult life for persons with disabilities. edited by Keith Storey, Paul Bates, Dawn Hunter. St Augustine: Training Resource Network, 2002. Call number: Disabilities- FAM LC 4818.5 C899e 2002.
       
-Written in a question and answer format, this book offers chapters on person-centered planning, quality of life, career development, and supported employment.

Self-directed employment : a handbook for transition teachers and employment specialists. Jim Martin. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes, 2002. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HV 1568.5 S465 2002.
       
-Make self-determination a part of daily practice in supported employment and transition programs with this easy-to-understand book, the first to offer step-by-step strategies and processes for helping people with mild, moderate, or severe disabilities make their own employment choices.

Supported employment : a community implementation guide. G. Thomas Bellamy. Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1988. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HD 7256 .U5 S95911 1988.

Supported employment : strategies for integration of workers with disabilities. edited by Paul Wehman, Paul Sale, Wendy S. Parent. Boston: Andover Medical Publishers, 1992. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U5 S878 1992.
       
-This text covers topics such as job development and placement, behavior and self-management, and family influence on finding a job. Special considerations for supported employment, such as staffing and program evaluation, are discussed.

Supported employment and Medicaid financing. Gary A. Smith, Robert M. Gettings. Alexandria: National Association of State Mental Retardation Program Directors, 1991. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF W 250 AA1 S648s 1991.

Supported employment and training program : special education services. Greenville: School District of Greenville County, 199?. USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7252 S959 199?. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7252 S959 199?.
       
-Training manual and references for supported employment as implemented by Greenville County in South Carolina.

Supported employment handbook : A customer-driven approach for persons with significant disabilities. edited by Valerie Brooke Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Supported Employment, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1997. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U6 S959 1997.

Supported employment implementation issues. edited by Michael Barcus. Richmond: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, School of Education, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1988. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF WB 320 S959 1988.

Supported employment in business : expanding the capacity of workers with disabilities. edited by Paul Wehman St. Augustine: Training Resources Network, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256.U5 S874 2001.
       
-A definitive reference book that covers all the cutting edge issues of supported employment…Practical yet comprehensive approach...Addresses topics ranging from funding to job development to intervention techniques.

Supported employment occupation guide. Basic Education Materials 3 copies ordered for USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION on 11-09-2006.

Supported employment research : expanding competitive employment opportunities for persons with significant disabilities. edited by Paul Wehman, John Kregel, Michael West. Richmond: Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Supported Employment, 1997. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HD 7256 .U6 S959 1997.

Supported employment services for individuals with traumatic brain injury: a guide for service providers. Patricia Goodall. Richmond: Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, 1991. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HD 7256 .U5 S959 1991.

Supported employment using a natural supports approach : a handbook for parents. produced by PACER Center. Minneapolis : PACER Center, c1997. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U5 S959 1997.
       
-This book describes supported employment and how it should be used. It is a guide to the Natural Supports Approach of supported employment for people with moderate to severe disabilities.

A supported employment workbook: using individual profiling and job matching. Steve Leach. London : Jessica Kingsley, 2002. Call Number: Disabilities- TRANSITION HD 7255 L434 2002.
       
-A practical tool for all job developers in the disability and employment field, this workbook presents strategies based on real situations and includes example exercises throughout...Based on the principle of developing a client-centered approach to job development.

Toward supported employment : a process guide for planned change. James F. Gardner. Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., c1988. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HV 1570.5 .U65 T737 1988, USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HV 1570.5 .U65 T737 1988.
       
-This book provides background information on supported employment and discusses strategies for change. In addition, the book explains how to implement supported employment programs and evaluate success based on the results of these programs.

Vocational rehabilitation and supported employment. edited by Paul Wehman and M. Sherril Moon. Baltimore: P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., 1988. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF HD 7256 .U5 V872 1988.

Working together: workplace culture, supported employment, and persons with disabilities. David Hagner and Dale DiLeo. Cambridge: Brookline Books, 1993. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7256 .U5 H145w 1993.
       
-Showing a new perspective on supported employment, this book tells how to facilitate preparing for a career and adjusting to a new workplace. It discusses how to find a job, negotiate a salary, and train new employees.

 

Audiovisual

Beyond the basics [video recording]: job and career development. producer, Amy J. Armstrong. Richmond: SET-NET, Supported Employment Telecourse Network, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-AV HD 7252 B573 1996. 1 videocassette (100 min.)
        -Moderator Amy J. Armstrong and panelists Connie Ferrell, Karen Gibson and Kelly Kane take an in-depth look at job and career development for people with disabilities, highlighting the strategies of job carving and job creation.

Business sponsored supported employment [video recording]. Herndon: Horizons In Video, Inc., 1989. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7252 B979 1989. 1 videocassette (7:30 min.)
        -Describes the benefits of hiring people with disabilities to satisfy both the need of the individual and the needs of the company.

Everyone can work [video recording: a look at successes in supported employment. Paul Wehman. Verona: Attainment Co. 1996. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HD 7252 E93 1996.
        -This video takes an intimate look into the lives of five successful employees who have significant disabilities. Shot on location at job sites and in living rooms and offices, the video features interviews with workers, job coaches, families, and employers. (55 minutes).

Hired for my ability [video recording]. EmployAbilities. Ciceri: Distributed by Program Development Associates, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-AV HD 7255 H668 2004.
        -This employment video is fast-moving and is designed to encourage employers and inspire people with disabilities. In 8 minutes you go to the jobs of 6 men and women with mobility, sensory, or other physical disabilities from birth to accidents. Viewers watch them work as each talks about their respective jobs as a heavy equipment operator, restaurant owner, mechanic, customer service representative, health care professional and manufacturer laborer. Excellent for career exploration, encouraging job seekers and educating employers.

Managing supported employment programs [video recording]. producer, Amy J. Armstrong. Richmond: SET-NET, Supported Employment Telecourse Network, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-AV HD 7252 M266 1996. 1 videocassette (111 min.) and a supplemental guide.
        -Moderator Amy J. Armstrong and panelists Jill Wheeler and Cheryl Wesley present a session on how to manage staff in a supported employment program to minimize employee burnout and ensure customer satisfaction.

My future my plan [kit] / [video]. producers, Dana Sheets, Gerardine Wurzburg. Washington, D.C.: State of the Art, Inc., 2003. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION HV 1569.3.Y68 M94 2003. 1 videodisc (30 min.), 1 book, and 1 guide.
        -Includes a student workbook, family and teacher guide, and CD. A planning resource that encourages early, student-centered transition planning for youth with disabilities.

Open futures [video recording] : people with disabilities at work . produced by InfoUse. Berkeley: InfoUse, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-AV HD 7255 O611 2003.
        -This fast moving, youth-focused DVD features role models with disabilities in a wide range of employment settings. The role models talk about their career paths, what inspires them about their work, and why work is important. The DVD encourages young people with disabilities and their families to explore a variety of exciting career options. This resource is also perfect for schools and agencies that provide career guidance and services.

Open futures [video recording] : employees with disabilities. produced by InfoUse. Berkeley: InfoUse, 2003. Call number: Disabilities HD 7255 O61 2006.
        -This video focuses on successful people with disabilities working in a wide range of careers and work settings. The Role Models' stories help employers and employment specialists appreciate the contributions, creativity, and enthusiasm that people with disabilities bring to the workplace. This employer-focused video is an excellent tool for job placement, development, and diversity training.

Planning for quality life outcomes [video recording] : transition to adulthood. Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Supported Employment, 1994 Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV LC 4019.7 P712 1994. 2 videocassettes (2 hrs.) and a work book.

Real jobs [video recording]. Joe Dzenowagis. Farmington Hills: Public Service Project, 1994. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7256 .U5 R288 1994. 1 videocassette (VHS) (22 min.)
        -Looks at the beliefs that drive supported employment and how people with developmental disabilities benefit from real work. Portrays people with sever developmental disabilities in a variety of jobs and shows how creative, personalized supports are key to job success.

The road to the future [video recording] : emerging trends in job coaching and supported employment. Cambridge: Human Services Research Institute ; Cicero, NY : Distributed by Program Development Association, 1994. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7256 .U5 R628 1994. 1 videocassette (27 min.)
        -Discusses the status and future of supported employment for people with disabilities in the United States. Supported employment provides people with disabilities the help they may need to find and keep jobs in community businesses.

Strategies for job development & consumer assessment [video recording]. producer, Amy J. Armstrong. Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Supported Employment, 1993. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7252 S898 1993. 1 videocassette (2 hrs.) and 1 workbook.

Strategies for job placement & job site training [video recording]. producer, Amy J. Armstrong. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7252 S898 1993. 1 videocassette (111 min.) and 1 guide.
        -Moderator Amy J. Armstrong and panelists Ernie Pancsofar and Tammara Freeman address the issues of job placement for the worker with disabilities including job/worker matches and strategies for skill acquisition.

Strategies for job site training. Part 2 & follow-along [video recording]. producer, Amy J. Armstrong. Richmond: SET-NET, Supported Employment Telecourse Network 1993. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7252 S8981 1993. 1 videocassette (114 min.) and 1 guide
        -Moderator Amy J. Armstrong and panelists Connie Ferrell, Debbie Stallard, and Mary Callender address several techniques utilized for skill acquisitions on the job site, positive approaches to challenging behaviors, off-site supports and follow-along service.

Supported employment [video recording] : more than just a job II. Agawan: Penfield Productions Ltd., 199?. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HD 7252 S9593 199?. 1 videocassette (19:51 min.)
        -Describes the benefits of supported employment that extends beyond financial compensation. Discusses the importance and value of individualization of the program to each person's disability.

This is your right [video recording]. Columbus: Irene M. Ward & Associates: Program Development Associates [distributor],1995. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-AV HV 1553 T448 1995. 2 videocassettes (135 min.) and a supplemental guide.
        -Fictitious TV program, Human Rights TV, is the format for presenting the content.


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