Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities - A Seven Part Webinar Series

Sponsors: Southeast TACE Region IV, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Description

The Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals with Mental Health Disabilities will provide vocational rehabilitation counselors and area directors with information, tools, and tips to communicate, interact, and support individuals with mental health disabilities to reach integrated, competitive employment goals. It will be a forum for collaborative inquiry and learning related to enhancing participantís effectiveness in meeting the needs of jobseekers with mental health disabilities. Through all activities, participants will be supported while they learn to apply new ideas and information that will expand their capacity to create new conditions that will result in positive outcomes for individuals with mental health disabilities.

Webinars: October 2011 – April 2012

October 6, 2011Adults w/ Severe Mental Illness (SMI)

December 1, 2011Adults with SMI, Substance Use/Abuse and Corrections - Part 1

January 12, 2012Adults with SMI, Substance Use/Abuse and Corrections - Part 2

February 2, 2012Career Exploration, Development and Planning for Consumers w/ SMI - Part 1

March 9, 2012Career Exploration, Development and Planning for Consumers w/ SMI - Part 2

March 30, 2012Job Development, Placement & Support Strategies for Consumers w/ SMI - Part 1

April 17, 2012Job Development, Placement & Support Strategies for Consumers w/ SMI - Part 2

Presenters:

  • Charlie Bernacchio
    Assistant Professor, Coordinator Rehabilitation Counseling - University of Southern Maine
  • Eileen Burker
    Associate Professor/Director, Rehabilitation Counseling & Psychology- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Moderator

  • Jill Houghton
    TACE Southeast, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Webinar Specifics

Webinar One: Adults w/ Severe Mental Illness (SMI)

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar Two: Adults with SMI, Substance Use/Abuse and Corrections

Date: Thursday, December 1, 2011 
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar Three: Adults with SMI, Substance Use/Abuse and Corrections - Part 2

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012 
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar Four: Career Exploration, Development and Planning for Consumers w/ SMI

Date: Thursday, February 2, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar Five: Career Exploration, Development and Planning for Consumers w/ SMI - Part 2

Date: Friday, March 9, 2012
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar Six: Job Development, Placement & Support Strategies for Consumers w/ SMI

Date: Friday, March 30, 2012 
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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Webinar Seven: Job Development, Placement & Support Strategies for Consumers w/ SMI - Part 2

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET
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