Applying the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model to increase labor force participation among people with multiple sclerosis

David Strauser, Phillip D. Rumrill, Chelsea Greco

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OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to introduce the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model as a framework that can be applied to facilitate the career development of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). The model emphasizes the interaction of contextual and career development domains to improve participation in the areas of work, society, community, and home. CONCLUSION: A brief discussion of potential implications regarding vocational rehabilitation research, service, and policy is offered, with the overall goal of reinforcing career development as the foundation of vocational rehabilitation services for adults with MS and other chronic health conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-20
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy

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