Providing Employment Support for People with Long-term Mental Illness

Providing Employment Support for People with Long-term Mental Illness

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qMore than ever before, people with mental illness want to be able to secure and sustain meaningful employment in their communities. Providing Employment Support for People with Long-Term Mental Illness: Choices, Resources, and Practical Strategies provides the proven techniques and useful information needed to help people with mental illness become part of the nation's work force.q qOffering probing discussion of mental illness as well as valuable insight into the qins and outsq of seeking and maintaining competitive work, this comprehensive handbook addresses vital concerns such as vocational assessment and career development; family involvement in vocational planning; social skills and behavior management; crisis intervention; and workers' rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.q qFilled with illustrative case studies and reproducible forms and checklists, this informative volume is essential for all who support workers with mental illness, including job development and placement specialists, supported employment professionals, vocational rehabilitation counselors, and mental health practitioners.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedChoices, Resources, and Practical Strategies Laurie Howton Ford. Fifteenth ... Unpublished manuscript from the Association for Persons in Supported Employment national conference presentation, Baltimore. Ford, L.H. ... Frey, J.L. ( 1994). ... In M. Callahan (Ed.), Supported employment training project manual III: Direct services (pp. 57-69). ... Issues in planning: A focus upon the needs of the individual.

Title:Providing Employment Support for People with Long-term Mental Illness
Author:Laurie Howton Ford
Publisher:Paul H Brookes Publishing Company - 1995


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