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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Improving Vocational Outcomes of Veterans with Psychiatric Disorders: Career Counseling & Development
Principal Investigator:

Brian J Stevenson

Location: Bedford, MA
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $84,985
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) offers robust vocational programming that have helped countless Veterans obtain competitive employment; however, these services are not uniformly effective as recent data suggests that only 35 to 43% of Veterans are competitively employed at time of discharge. For those who become competitively employed, job tenure may be brief, which is often attenuated by underemployment or poor person-job fit. Moreover, only 3.5% of Veterans experiencing vocational pro...

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