Partners for enhancing healthy and productive work for young men and women with disabilities: Simulation and toolkit development phase (clinicians)

Employment readiness


We want clinicians’ input in developing an evidence-based toolkit to engage youth with disabilities in vocational rehabilitation (e.g. rapport development, gender-role expectations, self-advocacy, career development, disclosure decisions). 


Sally Lindsay, PhD

Participate in this study

Are you a clinician/service provider who has experience/interest in helping youth with disabilities in find employment? Consider participating in a study about developing an intervention to enhance gender-sensitive vocational approaches for clinicians.  

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Clinicians/service providers/trainees (e.g., occupational therapist, job coach, vocational counsellor etc.) who has relevant experience in helping youth with disabilities to find and maintain employment 

What's Involved

Participants will be asked to take part in:

  • Two 2-hour simulation development sessions, including a de-brief reflection

  • Keep a journal of your experiences before and after each simulation development session 

  • 1 interview (approx. 1 hour) over the phone or in-person (optional) 


August 2019

Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Victoria Osten or 416-425-6220 x6496 with your interest, and they will get back to your shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in the study. 

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