The Illinois Work and Well-Being Model: An intervention framework to improve employment and health outcomes for stroke survivors

Phillip D. Rumrill, David R. Strauser, Chelsea Greco, Stuart P. Rumrill, Kathy Sheppard-Jones

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OBJECTIVE: This article describes the Illinois Work and Well-Being Model as a framework that can be applied to facilitate the career development of people who have sustained strokes. The model depicts the interaction of contextual and career development domains to improve participation in the areas of work, society, community, and home. CONCLUSION: A discussion of the model's implications regarding vocational rehabilitation research, service, and policy is presented, with the overall aim of establishing career development as the foundation of vocational rehabilitation services for stroke survivors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-204
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy

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