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Three key issues affecting the understanding of low rates of successful employment outcomes for people with mental illness are explored. These are: lack of a common definition of successful employment; lack of clear, objective, standardized data; and differences among states and programs in measuring client characteristics. Peer critiques to the data and analysis are provided along with tables comparing employment outcomes by state.
Populations:Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Institute for Community Inclusion
All States/Territories; Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Illinois; Idaho; District of Columbia; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; American Samoa; Guam; Commonwealth Northern Mariana Islands; Puerto Rico; Virgin Islands; Wyoming
VR; Research to Practice; Individual Placement and Support; IPS; Mental Health Transformation Grant; MHTG; Successful Closures;
Institute for Community Inclusion / UMass Boston
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51917