Providing Employment Supports for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities
Deborah Becker, Dartmouth Medical School
The President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health endorses evidence-based supported employment as a way to assist people with serious mental illness lead productive work lives. This presentation will focus on individualized job supports and ways to develop the employer relationship. Deborah Becker, M.ED, CRC, is Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine and of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School. She is a rehabilitation specialist and is the senior project director at the New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center.