Family support, forming careers, and breaking the disability mindset: implications for addressing structural barriers to employment pathways in coordinated specialty care for first-episode psychosis

  title={Family support, forming careers, and breaking the disability mindset: implications for addressing structural barriers to employment pathways in coordinated specialty care for first-episode psychosis},
  author={Shannon M Blajeski},
  journal={Social Work in Mental Health},
  pages={461 - 481}
ABSTRACT Pathways to employment are typically interrupted by first-episode psychosis (FEP) which strikes during the developmentally critical time of young adulthood. This paper reports on the key moments and messages that influenced the developing employment, education, or disability trajectories of young adults in the years following completion of Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) for FEP. Nineteen semi-structured interviews were conducted with young adults with both lived experience of a FEP… 


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