Journal article

Can targeted job-information for adults with spinal cord dysfunction be effectively delivered online? A pilot study

Diana Dorstyn, Rachel Roberts, Gregory Murphy, Ian Kneebone, Ashley Craig, Anna Chur-Hansen, Christine Migliorini, Elizabeth Potter, Ruth Marshall, Jillian Clark, Sharron Neeson, Peter Stewart

JOURNAL OF SPINAL CORD MEDICINE | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To pilot a novel email-based information package (Work and SCI) for job-seekers with an acquired spinal cord injury (SCI) or spinal cord dysfunction (SCI/D). STUDY DESIGN: Prospective, non-randomized, repeated measures trial. SETTING: Community dwelling cohort in Australia. PARTICIPANTS: Five people with SCI (mean age 46.4 years, SD = 10.2; 4 female) initially reviewed Work and SCI. Twenty-four with SCI/D subsequently enrolled, of whom 16 (mean age 46.4 years, SD = 11.1; 7 female), completed the intervention. INTERVENTION: Intervention participants accessed Work and SCI over a 4-week period. OUTCOME MEASURES: Individual changes in pre-post scores for the My Vocational Situation Sc..

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