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Directions for advancing the study of work transitions in the 21st century.
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PMID:  22495407     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Objectives: The purpose of this article is to share the details, outcomes and deliverables from an international workshop on work transitions in London, Ontario, Canada. Participants: Researchers, graduate students, and community group members met to identity ways to advance the knowledge base of strategies to enhance work participation for those in the most disadvantaged groups within society. Methods: A participatory approach was used in this workshop with presentations by researchers and graduate students. This approach included dialogue and discussion with community members. In addition, small group dialogue and debate, world cafe discussions, written summaries of group discussion and reflection boards were used to bring new ideas to the discussion and to build upon what we know. Findings: Two research imperatives and six research recommendations were identified to advance global dialogue on work transitions and to advance the knowledge base. Occupational justice can be used to support future research directions in the study of work transitions. Conclusions: Moving forward requires a commitment of community of researchers, clinicians and stakeholders to address work disparities and implement solutions to promote participation in work.
Lynn Shaw; Karen Jacobs; Debbie Rudman; Lilian Magalhaes; Suzanne Huot; Birgit Prodinger; Angie Mandich; Clare Hocking; Victor Akande; Catherine Backman; Ann Bossers; Mandy Bragg; Mikelle Bryson; Jocelyn Cowls; Sharon Dale Stone; Evan Dawe; Silke Dennhardt; Donna Dennis; Julia Foster; Margaret Friesen; Sandra Galheigo; Jane Gichuri; Ian Hughes; Anthony Isaac; Tal Jarus; Anne Kinsella; Lisa Klinger; Rhysa Leyshon; Rosemary Lysaght; Elizabeth McKay; Treena Orchard; Shanon Phelan; Mike Ravenek; Karen Rebeiro Gruhl; Liz Robb; Robin Stadnyk; Thelma Sumsion; Melinda Suto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Work (Reading, Mass.)     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1875-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Work     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204382     Medline TA:  Work     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  369-77     Citation Subset:  IM    
The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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