Vocational Rehabilitation with Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents

  • Stanley Schneider


One of the most difficult aspects in working with emotionally disturbed adolescents and young adults is their educational/vocational rehabilitation. Psychiatrically, they have been treated by mental health professionals who have helped them over their crisis and have stabilized their condition. They may even be on psychotropic medication, and be involved in treatment on an ambulatory basis. Now these adolescents and young adults are ready to integrate back into the community. This may be after: a hospitalization, treatment in a residential treatment center, treatment in a half-way house, or after having been treated in an out-patient capacity. Their one commonality is that they were unable to continue in the regular mainstream of society: home, school, job, friends etc.


Mental Health Professional Vocational Rehabilitation Protestant Work Ethic Residential Treatment Center Sheltered Workshop 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stanley Schneider
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  1. 1.Summit InstituteJerusalemIsrael

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