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Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health


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Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health

Chris Lloyd

ISBN: 978-1-405-19249-1 April 2010 Wiley-Blackwell 232 Pages


Vocational Rehabilitation and Mental Health is a practical guide for all members of the healthcare team to implementing effective services leading to sustained career development among people with mental illness. It examines the barriers to employment such as stigma, discrimination and fluctuating health and discusses the evidence underpinning the provision of effective employment services. The book goes on to examine some of the challenges with implementing evidence-based practice and discusses ways to overcome these challenges.

Contributors vii

Preface xi

1 Employment and people with mental illness 1
Geoff Waghorn and Chris Lloyd

2 Evidence-based supported employment 19
Chris Lloyd

3 The successes and challenges of integrating mental health and employment services 33
Samson Tse and Nikki Porteous

4 Reducing employers’ stigma by supported employment 51
Hector W.H. Tsang, Mandy W.M. Fong, Kelvin M.T. Fung and Patrick W. Corrigan

5 Motivational interviewing 65
Chris Lloyd and Robert King

6 When motivation for vocational assistance is unclear 79
Terry Krupa

7 Therapeutic alliance in vocational rehabilitation 95
Frank P. Deane, Trevor P. Crowe and Lindsay G. Oades

8 The importance of vocation in recovery for young people with mental illness 115
Chris Lloyd and Geoff Waghorn

9 Employment and early psychosis 135
Niall Turner

10 Work-related social skills and job retention 157
Hector W.H. Tsang and Sally M.Y. Li

11 When symptoms and treatments hinder vocational recovery 173
Terry Krupa

12 Supported education 187
Chris Lloyd and Samson Tse

13 Managing personal information in supported employment for people with mental illness 201
Geoff Waghorn and Christine E. Spowart

Index 211