Handbook on Supported Education: Providing Services for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities

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P.H. Brookes Publishing Company, 1998 - Education - 195 pages
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This renowned series explores the growing systems of care movement, which promotes the core values of community-based services, family centeredness, cultural competence, and collaboration.

This concise guide collects all of the information mental health professionals and university-based programs for students with disabilities need in order to provide supported education services. The author presents specific suggestions for helping college students with mental illness and clearly maps out the best methods for implementing the strategies. Other chapters -- featuring case studies, outcomes research, and honest feedback from students -- address funding, problems associated with major mental illnesses, and intervention/accommodation techniques. This book enables professionals in education, mental health, and rehabilitation to easily and immediately apply the most up-to-date practices in the field.

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Contents

Understanding Mental Disorders
23
Treatment and Interventions for Mental Illness
47
Psychiatric Disability Services and the Law
59
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