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Is Supported Employment Effective for Youth and Young Adults?
Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, & Mental Health. Education and Employment
  • L. Kris Gowen, Portland State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
7-1-2013
Subjects
  • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Evaluation,
  • People with disabilities -- Employment -- Case studies,
  • Young adults -- Employment
Disciplines
Abstract

Supported Employment (SE) is an evidence-based practice to assist people with disabilities in finding and maintaining employment. The types of services provided by SE include job coaching and training, resume development, and transportation. More recently, proof of the effectiveness of this approach for those with mental health challenges has been documented.1 The purpose of this research was to determine whether SE proved to be effective among persons with mental health challenges across different age groups.

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Forms part of the ongoing Focal Point series "Data Trends."

Persistent Identifier
http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/15820
Citation Information
Gowen, L.K. (2013). Is Supported Employment Effective for Youth and Young Adults? Focal Point: Youth, Young Adults, & Mental Health. Education & Employment, Summer 2013, 27(1), pages 35-36.