Sourcebook of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Practice

  • David P. Moxley
  • John R. Finch

Part of the Plenum Series in Rehablititation and Health book series (SSRH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. David P. Moxley, John R. Finch
    Pages 1-8
  3. The Promise and Challenges of Employment

    1. Elizabeth Danto
      Pages 11-26
    2. Creigs Beverly, Ann Rosegrant Alvarez
      Pages 27-36
    3. Leroy Spaniol, Cheryl Gagne, Martin Koehler
      Pages 37-50
    4. David P. Moxley, John R. Finch, James Tripp, Stuart Forman
      Pages 77-91
  4. Service Roles and Contexts in Rehabilttation and Mental Health Practice

  5. Developing Readiness for Employment

    1. Marianne Farkas, Debbie Nicolellis
      Pages 145-160
    2. Laurie R. Gwilliam, Denise Rabold, John Corrigan
      Pages 161-170
    3. David P. Moxley, John R. Finch, Stuart Forman
      Pages 207-218
  6. Sustaining Employment and Development Self-Employment Options

    1. Wayne Tyrell, Matthew Burns, Anthony Zipple
      Pages 221-233
    2. Melvyn Raider, Alison Favorini, Margaret Brunhofer
      Pages 253-267
    3. Loren Hoffman, Roger W. Manela, Sandra Schiff
      Pages 303-317
  7. Responding to Rehabilitation, Mental Health, and Employment Needs

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 481-490

About this book


We live in a day and age in which many fields come together to define new ones, and out of these newly defined areas come innovative practices, and emergent ways of thinking. The Sourcebook on Rehabilitation and Mental Health Practice documents one of these new fields, one formed by the coalescence of rehabilitative and mental health services and employment. Only recently have human service practitioners, policy makers, and administrators recognized that there is a growing synergy among these areas once separated by great gulfs of differences in culture, perspectives and values, and technologies. It is not happenstance that rehabilitation, mental health, and employment are becoming increasingly integrated in contemporary human services. There is considerable interest in work in contemporary society although different values and perspectives mediate this interest. For people with disabilities, an interest in work often comes from deep frustration— from not having ready access to work, and from not having enough of it to facilitate an acce- able quality of life or independent living. Some people find work to be a source of problems that negatively affects their functioning. They find the workplace stressful and unsupportive, or they feel that work exacts too much from them, reducing their quality of life and setting into motion numerous negative personal effects (Beck, 2000).


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Editors and affiliations

  • David P. Moxley
    • 1
  • John R. Finch
    • 2
  1. 1.Wayne State UniversityDetroit
  2. 2.Rehabilitation ConsultantColumbus

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science + Business Media, Inc. 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-306-47745-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47893-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1567-7575
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