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The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.

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Likewise, other authors have promoted the rehabilitation counselor's role in delivering empowerment and choice making opportunities (Batavia, 2002; Batorski & McAlpin, 1992; Bolton, 1997; Curl & Sheldon, 1992; Emener, 1991; Schriner, 1995).
I recognize that the work being done by the rehabilitation field continues to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities and to make America a more inclusive society.
Telerehabilitation: New tools, not new rehabilitation
Sonik: The AHA Long-Term Care Section provides representation, advocacy and member services to providers of rehabilitation, long-term care and continuing care to better serve the health needs of patients and communities.
The rehabilitation team agrees to help the patient achieve those goals.
The Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies (ORDS) at Michigan State University (MSU) and Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) have had a long-standing, productive, and mutually beneficial relationship that extends back some 45 years or more.
* A Team Approach to Processing Rehabilitation Administration Ethical Dilemmas.
This article begins with a review of those theoretical approaches to adaptation that have been prevalent in the rehabilitation counseling literature, and the theoretical and clinical limitations associated with them.
Additionally, the portion of rehabilitation expenditures for which a tax credit is obtained is recovered in its entirety at the beginning of the property's depreciable life, whereas expenditures recovered through depreciation deductions are recovered incrementally over a period of up to 39 years.
The philosophy of the "counselor-centered placement" model can be described as a view that "clients require counselor intervention in the community to successfully secure and retain employment," due to its philosophy of person-job matching in which the rehabilitation professional assesses both the individual and the work environment (Salomone, 1996, p.
As editors of the Journal we would like to challenge researchers and educators in the area of rehabilitation to broaden their scope beyond just individual and proximal variables to include what can be termed contextual variables.
For those building owners who are unfamiliar with the nuances of the rehabilitation tax credit and the highly structured, tax code intensive syndication process, the tax credit syndication process can be outsourced to an experienced rehabilitation tax credit financial advisory firm.

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