Predicting which disabled employees will return to work the Menninger RTW Scale by Edward J. Hester

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Published by Menninger Foundation, Will Menninger Center for Applied Behavioral Sciences, Division of Rehabilitation Programs, Research and Training Center in Topeka, Kan. (700 Jackson, 9th floor, Topeka 66603) .

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  • People with disabilities -- Employment -- United States -- Forecasting.,
  • Vocational rehabilitation -- United States -- Forecasting.

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Bibliography: p. 85-86.

Book details

StatementEdward J. Hester, Paul G. Decelles, Edwin L. Gaddis.
ContributionsDecelles, Paul G., Gaddis, Edwin L., Menninger Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
LC ClassificationsHD7256.U5 H43 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
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Open LibraryOL2339729M
LC Control Number86231920

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