Employment, Recovery and Mental Health
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
In our society, meaningful roles are determined by our vocations. Clients served in mental health systems are often excluded from employment opportunities. This session has two parts; it first offer research perspectives that address the knowledge, skills, and experience required for mental health recovery, and second, explores the relationship between employment and mental health recovery.
Session Objectives: Assess the impact of mental and physical disorders on employment and disability. Describe the positive earnings effects of a multi-faceted evidence-based intervention for SSDI recipients with schizophrenia or mood disorders. Describe the impacts and benefits that participants report as a result of attending consumer operated services and programs (COSPs).
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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Caucus on Homelessness, Disability
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)