November Grand Rounds

Perceptions and Practices of Mental Health Professionals Regarding Employment of Individuals with Serious Mental Illness

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Grand Rounds are an important teaching tool that help our teams and other disability service providers keep up to date in evolving areas that may be directly related, or associated with our core practice. The CED hosts a variety of state and national experts to share information and provide opportunities for discussion.

The CED’s Ability Grand Rounds series take place once a month online by webinar and are open to all to participate.

November Grand Rounds:

Perceptions and Practices of Mental Health Professionals Regarding Employment of Individuals with Serious Mental Illness

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

2:00 EST

Presenter: Christine Fleming, PhD, CRC, Executive Director & Assistant Clinical Professor, Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling, Center for Disability Research and Policy Studies, Auburn University, College of Education

Objectives

Individuals who participate in this session will:

  • Gain an understanding of the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of supported employment, which is an evidence-based practice that leads to competitive integrated employment outcomes for people with serious mental illness.
  • Learn about a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded project in Alabama
  • Understand the limitation of the availability of IPS.
  • Hear about the findings of a study that looked at the perceptions and practices of mental health professionals regarding the employment of individuals with serious mental illness.
  • Appreciate the benefits of an integrated treatment team and the value of work in recovery.

 

To register, visit http://cedwvu.org/about-ced/ced-ability-grand-rounds/