Through in-person, mail and telephone survey assessments, this project identified and evaluated the impact of various psychosocial and environmental barriers on post-injury employment. This project examines the level of involvement that consumers with an SCI are participating in programs initiated by the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, and shows the relationship between program participation, Social Security benefits, work incentives and employment status.
CERSE Executive Director Merchant leads VCU node of major TBI study
VCU is one of 11 institutions collaborating on a multi-center study to advance the understanding of traumatic brain injury and concussion, leading to more effective, patient-specific treatments.
CERSE Associate Director West elected to the CRCC Board
CERSE Associate Director Steven L. West, Ph.D., CRC, will join the Board of Directors of the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) for a 3-year term beginning in July 2014.