John Butterworth, PhD

Institute for Community Inclusion/ UCEDD
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
 
Phone: 617-287-4357
Email: john.butterworth@umb.edu
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Last Updated: September 11, 2007

John Butterworth
 

Specialty Resource Contacts: Evaluation
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Making Connections Project
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Discipline(s): Psychology
Education/Special Education

Vita/Bio

Education

1977 B.A., Psychology, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

1978 M.S., Special EducationGeorge Peabody College for Teachers, Nashville, TN

1990 Ph.D., Special Education, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Employment

1988-present Research Coordinator (1995-present), Preservice Coordinator (1988-1995), Institute for Community Inclusion, UMass Boston and Children's Hospital Boston

1987-1988 Staff Development Specialist, Corporation for Supported Employment, Glastonbury, CT.

1980-1986 Director of Vocational Programs, Greater Waltham Association for Retarded Citizens, Waltham, MA.

1978-1980 Teacher, Educational Coordinator, Amego School, Quincy.

Academic Appointments

1990-present Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts at Boston, Boston, MA.

1990-present Research Associate in Medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.

1988-1989 Adjunct Instructor, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA.

Selected Publications

Metzel, D.S., Boeltzig, H., Sulewski, S., Butterworth, J., & Gilmore, D.S. (2005). Achieving Community Membership through Community Rehabilitation Providers Services: Are We There Yet? Manuscript submitted for review.

Metzel, DS, Foley SM & Butterworth, J. (2005). State-level Interagency Agreements for Supported Employment of People with Disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 16(2), 102-114.

Hasnain, R., Bose, J., Gould, J., & Butterworth, J. (2005). Job Networking in Diverse Communities (Research to Practice). Boston: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

Metzel, D. S., Boeltzig, H., Butterworth, J., & Gilmore, D. S. (2004). The National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers, FY2002-2003: Report 2, Non-work services (Research to Practice, 10(3)). Boston: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

Metzel, D. S., Boeltzig, H., Butterworth, J., & Gilmore, D. S. (2004). The National Survey of Community Rehabilitation Providers, FY2002-2003: Report 1, Overview of Services and Provider Characteristics (Research to Practice). Boston: University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Community Inclusion.

Timmons, J. C., Whitney-Thomas, J., McIntyre, J. P., Butterworth, J., & Allen, D. (2004). Managing service delivery systems and the role of parents during their children's transitions. Journal of Rehabilitation, 70(2), 19-.

Butterworth, J. (2004). [Review of the book Person-centered planning: Research, practice, and future directions]. Mental Retardation.

Cohen, A., Butterworth, J., Gilmore D., Metzel, D. (2003). High Performing States in Integrated Employment. Boston: Institute for Community Inclusion, University of Massachusetts Boston.

Butterworth, J. (2002). From Programs to Supports. In R. Schalock, P. Baker, & D. Croser (Eds.) Embarking on a new century: mental retardation at the end of the 20th century. AAMR, Washington, DC.

Gilmore, D., Schuster, J., & Butterworth, (2001). Vocational rehabilitation outcomes for people with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, and epilepsy: An analysis of trends from 1985 to 1998. Boston, Children's Hospital, Institute for Community Inclusion.

Butterworth, J., Hagner, D., Helm, D., & Whelley, T. (2000). Workplace Culture, Social Interactions, and Supports for Transition-Age Young Adults. Mental Retardation, 38(4), 342-353.

Butterworth, J., Fesko, S. L., & Ma, V. (2000). Because it was the right thing to do: Changeover from facility based services to community employment. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 14(1), 23-35.

Gilmore, D., Schuster, J., Timmons, J., & Butterworth, J. (2000). "An analysis of trends for people with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, and epilepsy receiving services from state vocational rehabilitation agencies: Ten years of progress." Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 4(1), 30-38.

Foley, S., Butterworth, J., & Heller, A. (2000). Vocational rehabilitation interagency activity improving supported employment for people with severe disabilities. Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 15(1), 37-42.

Whitney-Thomas, J., Shaw, D, Honey, K., & Butterworth J. (1998). Building a future: A study of student participation in person centered planning processes. Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 23(2), 119-133.

Butterworth, J., Gilmore, D., & Schalock, R. (1998). Rates of vocational rehabilitation system closure into competitive employment. Mental Retardation, 36(4), 336-337.