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    Improving Employment Outcomes

    The KTER Center will connect day-to-day employment support professionals with the best information available on how to assist individuals in obtaining their employment goals.

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    Resources to expand knowledge about evidence-based practices

    The KTER Center will offer articles, website, webcasts, conferences and databases to improve employment for people with disabilities.

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    Training activities for employment-focused grantees

    The KTER Center will provide online courses and online/ in-person workshops that will address the needs of both novice and experienced participants.

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    Bringing employment research to audiences

    The KTER Center will encourage the use of employment research among businesses/employers, policymakers, employment support professionals, people with disabilities and their families, and NIDRR/RSA grantee researchers.

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Effective Use of Social Media

This interactive workshop presents ideas and strategies for using social media to reach audiences interested in the employment of people with disabilities.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 1:00 – 4:30 PM

WHERE: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

WHO: The workshop is designed for grantees of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), and NIDRR/RSA staff members. There is no fee to attend, but space is limited to 25 participants.


  • Measuring the Impact of Engaging with Stakeholders - Katie Delahaye Paine
  • Social Media Ideas - shares accessible social media, tools and tips
  • KTER Center Research Update - Findings and plans for new research on effective KT strategies
  • Small Group Interaction - Participants should bring their ideas, problems, and any questions about using social media to reach consumers and other audiences

REGISTER: A few spots still available!

Workshop Overview and additional information

Last Updated on Tuesday, April 08 2014 17:34
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KTER Center Technical Brief #4: State Differences in Knowledge and Application of Evidence-Based Practice by Vocational Rehabilitation Agency Staff (April 2014)

This technical brief reports findings from KTER's online survey of staff from six state VR agencies regarding their knowledge and use of evidence-based practice.

Download #4 PDF file (598kb)
Download #4 WORD Doc (57kb)

Last Updated on Tuesday, April 08 2014 12:35

About the KTER Center

SEDL's Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (KTER) will synthesize and disseminate existing high-quality research on improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities; conduct original research to identify and test strategies that encourage the use of such research among businesses/employers, policymakers, vocational rehabilitation agency staff, and people with disabilities; and train researchers in using the most effective knowledge translation strategies. The KTER Center develops and implements dissemination, training, and technical assistance activities.

Learn more about the KTER Center

Last Updated on Monday, November 25 2013 16:35

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