Employment Histories of Homeless Persons with Mental Illness
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This study examined the work histories of 7,228 homeless persons with mental illness who were enrolled into the multi-site Access to Community Care and Effective Services and Supports (ACCESS) research demonstration program. Multiple logistic regression analyses suggest that use of vocational services is significantly associated with increased likelihood of paid employment. The role of vocational rehabilitation services in removing persons from homelessness and improving their quality of life is discussed.
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- Employment Histories of Homeless Persons with Mental Illness
Community Mental Health Journal
Volume 38, Issue 3 , pp 199-211
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- 1. Mental Health Services Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at, Chicago
- 2. Renaissance Social Services, Inc., Chicago
- 3. Northeast Program Evaluation Center, Veteran's Affairs, Connecticut. Department of Psychiatry, Yale University, USA
- 4. Homeless Programs Branch, Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, USA