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VCU's Paul Wehman Co-authors Paper that Receives Top Honors from ARCA
May 14, 2015

The American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA) has awarded Paul Wehman, Fong Chan, Nicole Ditchman and Hyun-Ju Kang the First Place ARCA Research Award for their 2014 article "Effect of Supported Employment on Vocational Rehabilitation Outcomes of Transition-Aged Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Case Control Study" published in Volume 52, Number 4 of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This is a highly competitive award which is drawn from the review of numerous rehabilitation, disability and psychology journals and presented at the 2015 ARCA conference in March. Additionally, the paper was recognized by NARRTC and given the Honorable Mention Research Paper Award in April 2015.

The research was partially supported by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.