Benefits and costs of supported employment from three perspectives

  title={Benefits and costs of supported employment from three perspectives},
  author={Robin E. Clark and H. C. Xie and Deborah R. Becker and Robert E. Drake},
  journal={The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research},
Administrators, consumers, and policy makers are increasingly interested in supported employment as a way of helping persons with severe mental illness get and keep competitive jobs. However, in an atmosphere of increased expectations for performance and declining public financing, administrators want to know the costs and benefits of different approaches before they reallocate scarce treatment or rehabilitative dollars. This article discusses the net benefits of two approaches to supported… CONTINUE READING