Job data were collected using the EIDP Common Protocol and Documentation's employment tracking procedures, including job start and end forms completed by program and research staff .
Characteristics of the 892 individuals included in the job separation analysis were compared with the remainder of the EIDP cohort not included in the present analysis (n = 756).
Employee characteristics were collected in the baseline EIDP interview, and include age in years, sex (female = 1 or male = 0), race and/or ethnic group (racial and/or ethnic minority = 1 or Caucasian = 0), educational attainment (1 = less than high school or 0 = otherwise, 1 = some college or more or 0 = otherwise), prior work history (1 = employed in 5 yr prior to study entry or 0 = otherwise), marital status (1 = married or cohabiting or 0 = otherwise), and SSA disability program status (1 = enrolled in SSDI or SSI or 0 = not enrolled).
3%), any work experience in the 5 yr prior to EIDP participation (79.
In the EIDP, lower-wage jobs were significantly associated with greater likelihood of workers voluntarily separating from jobs versus being involuntarily separated.
Abbreviations: CMHS = Center for Mental Health Services; DOT = Dictionary of Occupational Titles; DSM-IV = Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-4th edition; EIDP = Employment Intervention Demonstration Program; IRB = institutional review board; NIDILRR = National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research; SAMHSA = Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; SSA = Social Security Administration; SSDI = Social Security Disability Insurance; SSI = Supplemental Security Income; UIC = University of Illinois at Chicago; VR&E = vocational rehabilitation and employment.
EIDP also has its own Pearl Design System which is available to those developers seeking to achieve a higher sustainability quality.
The EIDP encompasses all three stages of the lifecycle of a project, from A to Z.
According to EIDP, sustainable technologies and design are the norms rather than a nice-to-have.
The EIDP is a multisite collaboration between eight research demonstration sites, a coordinating center, and the Federal CMHS of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Abbreviations: ADHD = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, AIDS = acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, CMHS = Center for Mental Health Services, EBP = evidence-based practice, EIDP = Employment Intervention Demonstration Program, HIV = human immunodeficiency virus, SAMHSA = Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SCI = spinal cord injury, TBI = traumatic brain injury.