Mental Health Provider Manual Part 1 Community-Based Mental Health Services for Children and Adults


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

~~“3.10 SUPPORTED E M P L O Y M E N T Target Group: Adults in CRT or youth as defined in this section.
DEFINITION Supported employment services assist individuals with developing, achieving and sustaining work, educational, and career goals. Supported employment emphasizes an individual’s strengths, capabilities, and preferences. Services are provided primarily in the community to increase positive relationships with community members and to offer service settings based on a person’s preferences. Employment services DO NOT include assisting a person with sheltered employment, work enclaves, or agency-run work crews. Supported employment services shall be prioritized for individuals meeting criteria for CRT (See Section 2.2) and youth meeting the criteria …”

  • Department of Mental Health
  • Mental Health
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