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Issue 14
April 2015

KTER Today: Putting Research to Work

An e-bulletin from the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research

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2015 KTER WORKSHOP - April 29

SEDL's KTER Center is hosting an updated workshop for 2015: Barriers and Supports for Research Use/Effective Knowledge Translation Strategies

WHEN: Wednesday, April 29, 2015 (9:00 AM – 12:30 PM)

WHERE: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

REGISTER: (by April 24, 2015)

WHO: Designed for grantees of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), and NIDILRR/RSA staff members. No cost to register, but please do register ahead of time.

WHAT: The workshop focuses on consumers/people with disabilities, and presents results from KTER Center research activities on ways to promote the use of high quality research information to support employment of people with disabilities. These studies include use of focus groups, surveys, webinars, and Facebook groups.

In the afternoon: From 3-5:30 PM, participate in "Power or promise: Understanding the impact of online and offline interactions on behavior change." Co-sponsored by the NARRTC Research Committee and SEDL's Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR).

Questions? Please contact tracy.bauman@sedl.org
or call 800-266-1832.


Credit Available for Webinar Study

Learn about cancer-related workplace issues and recent changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act by viewing this no-cost one hour webinar. The training is lead by Joe Bontke, the outreach manager and ombudsman for the Houston District office of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Eligible participants can also sign up to participate in the associated research study. Research participants can receive 1 hour CRC-CEU from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and 1 hour of recertification credit from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

To qualify, participants must have supervisory authority, work in human resources or be a professional whose responsibilities could involve supporting employees with cancer in the workplace. Participants must complete 3 short surveys, including a 3 month follow-up. More information can be found on our website: http://www.kter.org


KTER Center Technical Brief #5

Highlights froma KTER Center Systematic Review: Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors

KTER Center Technical Brief #5 reports the findings and implications from a systematic review that examined interventions that can help people return to work or keep working after a cancer diagnosis. Carlton Fong and Kathleen Murphy led a review team that developed Behavioral, Psychological, Educational and Vocational Interventions to Facilitate Employment Outcomes for Cancer Survivors: A Systematic Review, published in The Campbell Library (Jan. 2015).



KTER Today was developed by the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) through grant #H133A100026 to SEDL from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Community Living (ACL). However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

SEDL operates the KTER Center. SEDL is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to affording equal access to education and employment opportunities for all individuals. SEDL does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a disability. Copyright © 2015 by SEDL, an affiliate of American Institutes for Research.

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