List of Research Reports (No.141~No.160)
- No.160 Research on the Working Life Cycle of People with Disabilities (The Sixth Research Period)—The Sixth Survey on the Working Life on Young People (2018) and Middle Aged and Older People (2019) with disabilities —(April 2021)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/543.46KB)
- This report is a summary result of the interim report of a long term continuous survey, as well as an analysis result considered at present. It is expected that it will be utilized by government organizations, organizations for persons with disabilities, business owners' organizations and employers, employment support organizations, etc.
- No.159 Research on Support for Redesigning Working Lives for Middle-Aged and Older Persons with Disabilities(April 2021)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/275.35KB)
- This report defines support for redesigning one's working life as promoting redesign of one's working life by having the employer provide consideration to the impact of the disability itself and changes in the environment as the employed persons with disabilities reach middle-age or older age. Then grasp the actual situation through the questionnaire survey etc. and organize the points of support.
We hope that the "Key Points for Redesigning Working Life," which was compiled by organizing the results of hearings based on the results of the questionnaire survey and focusing on the employment cases of middle-aged and older persons with disabilities, will be fully utilized by employers' organizations and employers, as well as administrative agencies, organizations concerned, and employment support organizations.
- No.158 Research on the Actual Status Regarding the Employment of Persons with Disabilities in the Industry Types Subject to the Exclusion Rate System(April 2021)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/364.10KB)
- This report summarizes the results of a questionnaire survey and hearings on the status of employment of persons with disabilities, the status of employment management improvement, the status of technology innovation introduction, and issues, etc. in occupations where it is considered difficult for persons with disabilities to work at establishments with set exclusion rates, as well as information collected on the status of approaches in foreign countries.
We hope that this information will be used as basic material for examining employment policies for persons with disabilities in the industries with exclusion rates, and as a reference for promoting the employment of persons with disabilities at workplaces.
In addition, based on the hearing survey, we have prepared a booklet "Case Studies of Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Industries with Exclusion Rates: Devising and Accommodations in the Workplace". We hope that it will be useful.
- No.157 Research on the Understanding of the Actual Practices associated with the Privacy Guidelines, the Guidelines Prohibit Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities, and the Guidelines for Reasonable Accommodation(April 2021)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/354.28KB)
- ・The report summarizes the results of a survey conducted on companies and existing employees with disabilities to find out the approaches that companies are taking based on the Privacy Guidelines, the Guidelines for Prohibiting Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities, and the Guidelines for Reasonable Accommodation.
・We hope that this report will be useful to companies making efforts to employ persons with disabilities as a reference for their procedures and responses regarding prohibiting discrimination against persons with disabilities, providing reasonable accommodation, and identifying and confirming persons with disabilities.
- No.156 Research on the Reality of Return-to-Work Support(April 2021)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/334.16KB)
- ・We hope that this report will be used as basic data for return-to-work support for employees on leave of absence due to mental health disorders at medical institutions and companies.
・We would like this report to be used as a reference for companies to consider measures to be taken for employees on leave due to mental health problems and effective follow-up methods after their return to work.
- No.155 Actual Situation and Issues Regarding Support for Patients with Intractable Diseases to Find Jobs and Settle into the Workplace through Collaboration between Companies and Relevant Local Organizations/Occupations(April 2021)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/345.98KB)
- As "support for finding jobs and settling into the workplace through collaboration between companies and relevant local organizations/occupations" has become evident as an effective form of vocational rehabilitation, we hope that this information will be used to support people with intractable diseases through collaboration and role-sharing among employment support for persons with disabilities, work support in the healthcare field for persons with intractable diseases, and support for balancing treatment and work. Three types of information tools were compiled as a product of this research to meet the needs of the interested parties.
- No.154 Survey and Research on Specific Practices on Disability Accreditation and Assessment of Work Disabilities in Foreign Countries-Focusing on France and Germany-(April 2020)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/456.97KB)
- France and Germany assess needs in individual cases integrally with vocational rehabilitation including support for employers to respond to persons with disabilities without disability certificates, to whom the employment quota system for persons with disabilities is not unconditionally applied, and to compensate economic burdens of companies which employ persons with disabilities. Not only disability accreditation and severe disability assessments but also vocational rehabilitation including local relevant organizations, support for employers as well as the way of effective collaboration between welfare and employment might be informative to Japanese counterparts.
- No.153 Research and Survey on the Job Seekers with Disabilities(April 2020)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/430.47KB)
- ・This report should be used as a basic resource for examining vocational rehabilitation policies and support based on the actual situation of job seekers with disabilities.
・Reasonable accommodation required by job seekers with disabilities, desired working conditions, recognition of challenges recognized by the establishment and the status of provision of reasonable accommodation, etc. should be referred to in the support for job seekers with disabilities and their employers.
・This report includes the results of a detailed survey on the actual situation of job seekers with disabilities by type of disability.
- No.152 Research on the Effectiveness of Support Offered by Job Coaches who Belong to Companies and the Supported Cases(April 2020)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/407.97KB)
- Based on the results of questionnaire surveys and interviews, this report aims to identify the role of "Job coaches who belong to companies", support contents, effectiveness of their support and the challenges they face. We hope that the companies who want to promote the use of Job coaches who belong to companies will find this information useful.
We have also created a booklet entitled "Best Utilization Practices of Job coaches who belong to companies" and a leaflet titled a "Guide to Utilize Job Coaches Who Belong to Companies", which can be used in conjunction with this report.
- No.151 Communication Partner Training:Intervention in Workplace Communication for Promoting the Work Adjustment of Persons with Higher Brain Dysfunction
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/1.04MB)
- A newly developed communication partner training (CPT) is an effective intervention program for promoting workplace communication with persons with higher brain dysfunction (HBD). After participating in the program, those who work with persons with HBD, including supervisors, colleagues, and company assigned job coaches, improved their knowledge, confidence, and motivation for communicating with persons with HBD. Research Report No. 151 will supply helpful tips to vocational rehabilitation practitioners who support employers hiring persons with HBD. This report will be also utilized in companies improving workplace communication with persons with HBD.
- No.150 Research on Stress Recognition of Persons with Developmental Disability and Support for Job Adjustment- Focusing on Those with Comorbid Mental Disability -(April 2020)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/675.25KB)
- ・Use this report as a reference for problem solving for persons with developmental disability and comorbid mental disability, and persons with mental disability and sign of developmental disability characteristics.
・Use this report as basic materials for the attributes of persons with developmental or mental disability using local vocational centers for persons with disabilities (male/female ratio, age distribution, disability certificate possession status, work experience, etc.), and characteristics and problems of persons with developmental disability characteristics and comorbid mental disability.
- No.149 Research on Condition of Employment of Persons with Visual Disabilities and Grasping of Model Cases(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/314.44KB)
- This report allows us to check the real condition of employment of persons with visual disabilities, and the following is expected.
- To Managers of Companies, the study provide employment management notes in the case of they hire persons with visual disabilities, and need to know other companies' cases.
- To Persons with Visual Disabilities, for checking in advance the trend of employment referral for other persons in the same position in public employment security offices, in the case of job hunting, career change, return to work, sustained employment contract.
- For professional institution, included public employment security offices, employment support agencies, welfare institutions, medical institutions, etc., to consider employment issues of persons with visual disabilities and main points of employment referral, employment support, vocational evaluation, etc.
- No.148 Research on the Working Life Cycle of People with Disabilities (The Fifth Research Period)- The Fifth Survey on the Working Life on Young People (2016) and Middle and Aged people (2017) with disabilities -(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/768.05KB)
- This report is a summary result of the interim report of a long-term continuous survey, as well as an analysis result considered at present. It is expected that it will be utilized by government organizations, organizations for persons with disabilities, business owners' organizations and employers, employment support organizations, etc.
- No.147 A Research on the Roles and Collaborative Supports for Employment and Job Retention of Persons with Disabilities among Related Service Providers and Professionals -(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/470.26KB)
- Ultimately, the purpose of employment and job retention supports for persons with disabilities is for a wide range of stakeholders to manage an inclusive company, workplace,and community for people with disabilities and illnesses. We compiled domestic and international positive use cases and new ideas obtained in workshops into a primer booklet for a wide range of related service providers and professionals. The booklet is expected to be used in workshops etc. by the wide range of community stakeholders for sharing the vision and promoting collaboration under common goals.
- No.146 Research on Information Sharing Between Work Support Agencies and Psychiatric Medical Institutions for Effective Work Support-(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/276.11KB)
- Methods for disseminating know-how on information sharing between employment support agencies and medical institutions etc. for effective employment support are introduced, and will serve as a reference for planning and implementation for training, etc. that promotes inter-agency collaboration. In addition, the developed "information sharing sheet" enables the person to visualize their situation and share the information with related parties, facilitating communication that leads to appropriate self-care, line care, and external specialized care, and is expected to contribute to the continuation of vocational life.
- No.145 Development of Vocational Rehabilitation Support Tool Corresponding to Diversification of Disabilities (Part 2)- Development of New Work Samples for Makuhari Work Sample (MWS) -(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/327.52KB)
- In this research, regarding the "Makuhari Work Sample", responding to requests to develop work samples that are more difficult and more practical, three new work samples of "Salary Calculation", "Proof-reading" and "Mail Sorting" were developed.
Cases used for persons with disabilities (mood disorder, adaptation disorder, developmental disability, or higher brain dysfunction) aiming at reinstatement and reemployment are introduced, and describes the functions of MWS that have been strengthened and added by the new work samples, how to effectively use them according to the disability characteristics, and notes upon implementation. In addition, reference values for new work samples are also posted.
- NO.144 Survey on Actual Support Conditions for Persons with Mental and/or Developmental Disabilities who were Concluded to be Difficult to Support- Regarding use cases in which support request was made from the regional support agency to the local vocational centers for persons with disabilities -(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/386.93KB)
- This report is a fundamental material in which factors related to support difficulties were organized to a certain level and indicated. It is expected that it will be utilized in organizations such as employment support agencies, including administrative agencies.
- No.143 Research on Changes in Corporate Awareness and Behavior Associated with the Changes Made to the Laws for Employment of Disabled Persons(April 2019)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/287.53KB)
- - In this research study, among the revised matters of the Act on Employment Promotion of Persons with Disabilities revised in 2013 and implemented gradually , we were able to grasp one aspect of corporate awareness and behavior towards the laws of employment of disabled persons, focusing on the provision of the prohibition of discrimination of persons with disabilities, the provision of providing reasonable accommodation related to the qualitative improvement of employment of persons with disabilities, and inclusion of persons with mental disabilities in calculation basis of employment quota and revision of the disabled employment quota.
- With regard to the contents of company surveys based on interviews, it is thought that unique ideas and activities for the employment of disabled people in companies will be helpful for employers who are having difficulty in the employment of disabled people. In addition, since the results of the company survey based on the questionnaire can be used to see the general picture of the company's awareness and behavior towards the laws for the employment of disabled persons, it is expected that it will be a fundamental material for considering measures for corporate support.
- Also, based on the company's recognition and needs regarding the required provisioning of reasonable accommodation, we created a "Points for Providing Reasonable Accommodation and Corporate Practice Cases", so we expect for it to be used by companies as a manual for provisioning of appropriate reasonable accommodation, and be widely used by organizations such as employment support agencies.
- No.142 Research on current situation and measures for reinstatement of persons with acquired disability after employment (April 2018)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/669.74KB)
- Many research reports on reinstatement of persons who acquired disabilities after employment for some reasons (persons with acquired disability after employment) used to be rather on mainly persons with Mental Disability or Higher Brain Dysfunction such as persons with depression or schizophrenia, and it was difficult to find the research to grasp current situations and issues on reinstatement of all persons with acquired disability after employment. This Research grasps current situations, issues, considerations and actual measures of reinstatement of all persons with acquired disability after employment by questionnaire surveys, hearing surveys, etc., to companies, and reports in conclusion about continuous employment support and reinstatement support. Please refer also to "Guide for reinstatement of persons with acquired disability after employment (Leaflet)" which reports effective measures or ways of consideration for reinstatement when acquired disabilities after employment occur in companies.
- No.141 Research on dissemination and improvement of the manual for employment management of persons with intractable diseases (April 2018)
- Japanese LinkSummary(PDF/198.26KB)
- We have developed an employment management manual to enable employers to implement employment management smoothly for persons with intractable diseases, by finding needs of employers who employ such persons, although, that is not subject to employment rate system for persons with disabilities, and by utilizing the storage of research of National Institute of Vocational Rehabilitation.