The study-to-work transition of university students with a disability

McIlveen, Peter and Cameron, Martin and McLachlan, Deborah and Gunn, Jenny (2004) The study-to-work transition of university students with a disability. Australian Journal of Rehabilitation Counselling, 10 (1). pp. 46-55. ISSN 1223-8922

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Abstract

A career development approach to disability and vocational rehabilitation indicates the need to empower clients' capacity to enter the workforce through 'career enhancement'. This paper outlines a forum for university students with a disability that was informed by the notion of career enhancement and was conducted with the purpose of linking students, with one another, employers, employment agencies, State and Commonwealth Government agencies, and with key staff of the university's careers service. Feedback from students indicated the value of the event in terms outcome and process.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:26
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2013 06:05
Uncontrolled Keywords: disabilities; disability; career enhancement; student needs
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1607 Social Work > 160702 Counselling, Welfare and Community Services
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130312 Special Education and Disability
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939908 Workforce Transition and Employment
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/633

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