The aim of the book is to close the gap between the needs of the professionals and networks that work with or study persons with mental heath disorders in an employment context and the actual knowledge base in the field. It is written in language that can easily be understood by readers representing a multitude of disciplines and research paradigms spanning the mental health, rehabilitation, and employment fields of inquiry. The book will contribute an integration of the best quantitative and qualitative research in the field regarding effective work retention and accommodation strategies and practices in mental health.
The book consists of five major sections, divided into chapters written by recognized experts in these areas.
Part 1 - Conceptual issues in job accommodation in mental health.
Part 2 - Mental health disabilities and work functioning.
Part 3 - Employment interventions for persons with mental health disabilities.
Part 4 - Barriers and facilitators to job accommodatios in the workplace.
Part 5 - Evidence informed practice in job accommodation.