E. Sally Rogers, ScD
Executive Director, Director of Research, and Research Professor | Download Profile | email@example.com
Dr. Rogers is Executive Director, Director of Research, and Research Professor at the Center where she had been conducting research in the mental health and disability fields for many years. Dr. Rogers has been the Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator of a variety of research studies focused on the recovery, vocational success, and well-being of individuals with psychiatric disabilities. She began a post-doctoral program at the Center and continues as Co-Principal Investigator of the fellowship award.
Dr. Rogers has written numerous journal articles and is a reviewer for several scholarly publications in the field. She has developed instruments currently in use in the field (such as the Empowerment Scale) and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Massachusetts. Dr. Rogers is also Research Professor at Boston University, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. She is the recipient of the Loeb Research Award from the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Association and has been named a 2015 Dincin Fellow by the Association as well.
Areas of Expertise
- Researching the effectiveness and psychiatric rehabilitation, vocational, and mental health interventions
- Measuring outcomes and developing instrumentation
- Assisting psychosocial rehabilitation programs to evaluate the effectiveness of their services
Publication Selections (Peer Reviewed Articles since 2001)
Gidugu, V. Rogers, E. S., Harrington, S., Maru, M., Johnson, G., Cohee, J., Hinkel, J. (2015). Individual Peer Support: A Qualitative Study of Mechanisms of its Effectiveness, Community Mental Health Journal, 51, 445-452.
Chan, D., Helfrich, C., Hursh, N, Gopal, S., & Rogers, E. (2014). Measuring community integration using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and participatory mapping for people who were once homeless. Health & Place, 27, 92-101.
Johnson, G., Magee, C., Maru, M., Norman, K., Rogers, E.S., & Thompson, K. (2014). The personal and societal benefits of providing peer support: a survey of peer support specialists. Psychiatric Services, 65, 678-680.
Anthony, W., Ellison, M., Rogers, E. S. Mizock, L., & Lyass, A. (2013). Implementing and evaluating goal setting in a statewide psychiatric rehabilitation program. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. First published on October 11, 2013 as doi: 10.1177/0034355213505226.
Ellison, M. L., Rogers, E. S., Lyass, A., Massaro, J., Wewiorski, N., & Anthony, W. (2011). Statewide initiative of Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation: Outcomes and Relationship to Other Mental Health Service Use. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 35, 9-19.
Mesidor, M., Gidugu, V., Rogers, E., & Boardman, J. (2011). A qualitative study: Barriers and facilitators to health care access for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 34, 285-294.
Russinova, Z., Ellison, M., Rogers, E. S., Lyass, A. (2011). Recovery-promoting
professional competencies: Perspectives of mental health consumers, consumer-providers and providers. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 34(3)177-185.
Rogers, E. S., Ralph, R. & Salzer, M. (2010). Validating the Empowerment Scale with a multi-site sample of consumers of mental health services. Psychiatric Services, 61(9), 933-939.
Dunn, E., Wewiorski, N., & Rogers, E. S. (2010). A qualitative investigation of individual and contextual factors associated with vocational recovery among people with serious mental illness. Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80(2), 185-194.
Schutt, R. & Rogers, E. S. (2009). Empowerment and peer support: Structure and process of self-help in a consumer run center for individuals with mental illness. Journal of Community Psychology, 37(6), 697-710.
Dunn, E., Rogers, E. S., Hutchinson, D., Lyass, A., MacDonald-Wilson, K., Wallace, L. & Norman, K. (2008). Results of an innovative university-based recovery education program for adults with psychiatric disabilities. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 35(5), 357-369.
Dunn, E. C., Wewiorski, N. J. & Rogers, E. S. (2008). The meaning and importance of employment to people in recovery from serious mental illness: Results of a qualitative study. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 32(1), 59-62.
McCorkle, B., Rogers, E. S., Dunn, E. Lyass, A., & Wan, Y. (2008). Increasing social support for individuals with serious mental illness: Results of an evaluation of a social, adjunctive intervention. Community Mental Health Journal, 44: 359-366.
Ellison, M., Russinova, Z., Lyass, A., & Rogers, E. S. (2008). Professionals and managers with severe mental illness: Findings from a national survey. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 196(3), 179-189.
Rogers, E. S., Teague, Ph.D., Lichtenstein, C, Campbell, J, Lyass, A. Chen, R., & Banks, S. (2007). The effects of participation in adjunctive consumer-operated programs on both personal and organizationally mediated empowerment: Results of a multi-site study. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 44(6), 785-800.
Hutchinson, D., Anthony, W.A., Massaro, J., & Rogers, E. S. (2007). Evaluation of a combined supported education and employment computer training program for persons with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 30, 189-197.
Hutchinson, D. S., Anthony, W., Ashcraft, L., Johnson, G., Dunn, E., Lyass, A., & Rogers, E. S. (2006). The personal and vocational impact of training and employing people with psychiatric disabilities as providers. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 29(3), 205-213.
Rogers, E., Anthony, W., & Lyass, A. (2006). A randomized clinical trial of psychiatric vocational rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 49(3), 143-156.
Rogers, E., Anthony, W., & Farkas, M. (2006). The Choose-Get-Keep Approach to Psychiatric rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Psychology. 51(3), 247-256.
Rogers, E. S., Anthony, W. A., & Lyass, A. (2004). The nature and dimensions of social support among individuals with severe mental illnesses. Community Mental Health Journal,40(5), 437-451.
MacDonald-Wilson, K.L., Rogers, E.S., Ellison, M.L., & Lyass, A. (2003). A study of the Social Security Work Incentives and their relation to motivation to work among persons with serious mental illnesses. Rehabilitation Psychology, 48(4), 301-309.
Tsemberis, S., Rogers, E. S., Rodis, E., Eisenberg, R., Dushuttle, P., Skryha, V. (2003). Housing satisfaction for persons with psychiatric disabilities. Journal of Community Psychology, 31(6), 581-590.
Anthony. W., Rogers, E.S., & Farkas, M. (2003). Research on evidence-based practices: Future directions in an era of recovery. Community Mental Health Journal, 39(2), 101-114.
MacDonald-Wilson, K. L., Rogers, E. S., & Massaro, J. (2003). Identifying functional limitations in work for people with psychiatric disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation,18,15-24.
Russinova, Z., Wewiorski, N., Lyass, A., Rogers, E.S., & Massaro, J. (2002). Correlates of vocational recovery for persons with schizophrenia. International Journal of Psychiatry, 14, 303-311.
Mac-Donald-Wilson, K., Rogers, E. S., Massaro, J., Lyass, A. & Crean, T. (2002). An investigation of reasonable workplace accommodations for people with psychiatric disabilities: Quantitative findings from a multi-site study. Community Mental Health Journal, 38(1), 35-50.
MacDonald-Wilson, K.L., Rogers, E.S. & Anthony, W.A. (2001). Unique issues in assessing work functioning among individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 11(3), 217-232.
Books and Book Chapters
Rogers, E. S. & Delman, J. (2014). Research, Evaluation, and Evidence Based Practices. In P. Nemec & K. Furlong-Norman [Eds.]: Best Practices in Psychiatric Rehabilitation. McLean, VA: Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association.
Schultz, I & Rogers, E. S., (Eds.) (2010). Handbook of Job Accommodation and Retention in Mental Health. New York: Springer.
Rogers, E. S. & MacDonald Wilson, K., (2010). Vocational capacity of individuals with mental health disabilities. In: Handbook of Job Accommodation and Retention in Mental Health. I. Z. Schultz & E. S. Rogers, Eds. New York: Springer, pp.73-90.
Rogers, E. S., & Farkas, M. (2008). Making the Grade: Identification of evidence-based communication messages (Chapter 12). In: J. Parker and E. Thorson (Eds.) Health Communication in the New Media Landscape. London: Springer. Pp. 325-340.
Direct Skills Teaching
Evidence Based Practice
Facts About Recovery
Medicaid Buy In
My Recovery Journey
Personal Assistance Services
Personal Recovery Stories
Programming Skill Use
Recovery Oriented Services
Recovery Oriented Systems
Spinal Cord Injuries
Stigma, Prejudice, Discrimination
Value Based Practice