Evidentiary Support for Best Practices in Job Accommodation in Mental Health: Employer-Level Interventions



Mental health disabilities are increasingly becoming a concern both internationally and within North America. The estimate that 450 million people worldwide were affected by at least one mental health disorder, as captured in the 2001 World Health Report released by the World Health Organization (2001), prompted many national and international initiatives to explore the personal and economic impact of mental health disorders.


Autism Spectrum Disorder Mental Illness Severe Mental Illness Mental Health Disorder Reasonable Accommodation 



This chapter is based on the research completed for a project funded by Social Development Canada, “Towards Evidence-Informed Best Practice Guidelines for Job Accommodations for Persons with Mental Health Disabilities.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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