The future of supported employment for people with severe mental illness

Psychiatr Rehabil J. Spring 2008;31(4):367-76. doi: 10.2975/31.4.2008.367.376.

Abstract

This paper reviews current research on innovative attempts to improve the dissemination and effectiveness of supported employment. The domains of active investigation include: (1) organization and financing of services, (2) disability policies, (3) program implementation and quality, (4) motivation, (5) job development, (6) illness-related barriers, (7) job supports, (8) career development, and (9) new populations. Work in each of these areas offers the promise of improving services and outcomes in the near future.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Employment, Supported / organization & administration
  • Employment, Supported / trends*
  • Forecasting
  • Humans
  • Mental Disorders / psychology
  • Mental Disorders / rehabilitation*
  • Mentally Ill Persons / psychology*
  • Public Policy
  • Rehabilitation, Vocational / economics
  • Rehabilitation, Vocational / trends*
  • United States
  • Workforce