Affiliation: McMaster University
- How does outcome-based funding affect service delivery? An analysis of consequences within employment services for people living with serious mental illnessRebecca E Gewurtz
School of Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University, 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1C7, Canada
Adm Policy Ment Health 42:19-28. 2015..There is a need to reconcile tensions between the goals of outcome-based funding and on-the-ground service delivery to promote ongoing innovation in employment services for people with serious mental illness. ..
- The shift to rapid job placement for people living with mental illness: an analysis of consequencesRebecca E Gewurtz
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Psychiatr Rehabil J 35:428-34. 2012..This revision has encouraged a shift from preemployment to job placement services, with a particular focus on rapid placement into available jobs...
- Qualitative meta-synthesis: reflections on the utility and challenges in occupational therapyRebecca Gewurtz
Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Can J Occup Ther 75:301-8. 2008..A qualitative meta-synthesis is an approach to synthesizing relevant findings from across qualitative studies on a particular topic using methods consistent with qualitative research...
- Disruption, disbelief and resistance: A meta-synthesis of disability in the workplaceRebecca Gewurtz
Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Work 34:33-44. 2009..The findings suggest that attention and resources should be directed supporting the implementation of disability and human rights legislation and increasing tolerance for diversity in the workplace...
- From margins to mainstream: what do we know about work integration for persons with brain injury, mental illness and intellectual disability?Bonnie Kirsh
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Work 32:391-405. 2009..A framework for guiding the development of further research and for promoting changes to support work integration is presented...
- Understanding the stigma of mental illness in employmentTerry Krupa
Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Work 33:413-25. 2009..Stigma has been identified as an important barrier to the full community participation of people with mental illness. This study focuses on how stigma operates specifically within the domain of employment...
- A Canadian model of work integration for persons with mental illnessesBonnie Kirsh
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1V7
Disabil Rehabil 32:1833-46. 2010..This article presents a framework of the central constructs that dominate the field of work integration and mental illness...
- How consumers of mental health services come to understand their potential for work: doing and becoming revisitedRebecca Gewurtz
Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto
Can J Occup Ther 74:195-207. 2007..Doing and becoming are fundamental constructs in occupational therapy. However, we have little understanding of how these concepts apply to the way that individuals develop ideas about their future in the realm of work...
- Best practice in occupational therapy: program characteristics that influence vocational outcomes for people with serious mental illnessesBonnie Kirsh
Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Can J Occup Ther 72:265-79. 2005..Attempts at comparing the efficacy of various models of service delivery have met with limited success due to variations across studies...