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Job Readiness for Young Adults with Mental Illness

Young adults living with mental illness are faced with unique obstacles to recovery. Meaningful work activities can build confidence and self-esteem, increase autonomy, and bring a sense of purpose to their lives. This webinar will address the barriers young adults with mental illness encounter when seeking, obtaining, and maintaining employment, and provide strategies for success.

Credits:1.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: CRCC, CDMS, CVE, CWA, CCAA, CCMC, ABVE 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of meaningful work activities for young adults with mental illness.
  • Identify realistic job goals and plan activities to meet those goals.
  • Use a network of mental health professionals who can connect clients with other appropriate resources.
  • Recognize appropriate workplace accommodations for clients with mental illness.