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Best Practice in Supported Employment Library


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Supported Employment

Supported Employment in Business: Expanding the Capacity of Workers with Disabilities.

Edited by Paul Wehman. This definitive reference book covers all the cutting edge issues of supported employment in 322 pages.

Career Recovery

Career Recovery: Best Practices in the Vocational Rehabilitation of Persons with Serious Mental Illness.

Michael S. Shafer, Anne Middaugh, Marshall Rubin, & Rosemary Jones. A state-of-the-art resource on helping people with psychiatric disabilities obtain employment, this book comes at a time when people with mental illness are experiencing the highest unemployment rates of ANY group in the US. 109 pages.

Facing the Future

Facing the Future: Best Practices in Supported Employment.

A cutting edge compilation of 32 articles written by leaders and participants in supported employment from throughout the US. 131 pages.

Conversion Video

Conversion: Making Community a Reality Video.

The video can education families, boards, staff, and people with disabilities about the movement toward supported employment and away from sheltered work. 18 minutes.

It's All Part of the Job

Its All Part of the Job: Social Skills Training for the Workplace Video.

Four real-life workers with developmental disabilities and their employers discuss and demonstrate the social skills needed for job success. 21 minutes.


Overcoming the Odds

Overcoming the Odds:  Supported Employment Success Stories.

Profiled are eight individuals who have succeeded in supported employment despite significant disabilities. A valuable resource for transition coordinators, job coaches, and parents. 80 pages.
Sample Chapter One: PDF | Text
Sample Chapter Two: PDF | Text

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