Online Program

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).

Best practices in consumer operated services and programs (COSP): A descriptive study of program participants and impacts   
Michael S. Shafer, PhD, Suzanne Legander, Richard O. Rivera, M.A., Alecia Radatz, M.A., Vicki Staples, M.Ed. and John Rorke, MSW
Earnings impacts of a multi-faceted randomized trial on SSDI beneficiaries with mental disorder   
Brent Gibbons, Ph.D, David Salkever, Ph.D, Mustafa Karakus, Ph.D and Other Mental Health Treatment Study Investigators
Effects of psychiatric disorders on labor market outcomes: A latent variable approach using multiple indicators   
Souvik Banerjee, PhD student, Pinka Chatterji, PhD and Kajal Lahiri, Ph.D.

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Caucus on Homelessness, Disability

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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