Beyond Benefits Study
This is a one-page overview of the Beyond Benefits Study. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is conducting the Beyond Benefits Study to collect information about the service, medical, and employment needs of working-age adults exiting Social Security disability programs due to medical improvement. This overview describes the data collection activities planned and the goals of the study.
Recently, there has been an increasing emphasis on the use of “Motivational Interviewing” (MI) to identify and address the employment challenges among people with disabilities. This memo provides a literature review on the effectiveness of MI in various populations and discusses its utilization to foster employment and job advancement among people with disabilities.