If I had stable housing I would be a bit more receptive to having a job. Factors influencing the effectiveness of Disability Employment Services reform
Alexandra Devine, Cathy Vaughan, Anne Kavanagh
WORK-A JOURNAL OF PREVENTION ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION | IOS PRESS | Published : 2020
BACKGROUND: Continual reforms of the Australian Disability Employment Services (DES) program aim to improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities, including people with a psychosocial disability who experience high levels of unemployment. OBJECTIVE: To understand contextual factors in the lives of DES participants with a psychosocial disability that influence their engagement with and potential benefits from the DES program in the context of the 2018 reforms. METHODS: Thematic analysis of 30 qualitative interviews with DES participants with a psychosocial disability was conducted as part of the Improving Disability Employment Study between November 2017 to October 2018. RESULTS: F..View full abstract
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Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkages Project
This research was funded through an Australian Research Council Linkages Project under grant LP 150100077.