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People at Work : The Past and Future Career Patterns of People with Serious Mental Illness
Baron, Richard
Recovery Press / Softcover / 2002-01-01 / 0967479428
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People at Work: The Past and Future Career Patterns of People with Serious Mental Illness is Richard Baron's timely analysis of people with mental illness and the work place. The study's unique perspective reveals that the vocational histories of consumers and their repeated attempts to "start over". Baron shows us there is a gap between the requirements of today's labor market and the lifestyle ambitions of many individuals with severe mental illness. A major contribution of this volume is to remind us of the harsh realities of the life for those at the poverty level, regardless of whether or not they have a disabling psychiatric disorder.
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About the Author:

Richard Baron, MA, has been a part of the psychiatric rehabilitation community for the past thirty-five years. He began his work at one of the nation's earliest psychosocial rehabilitation programs, Horizon House, a Philadelphia program that pioneered many of the principles of the field. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked at Matrix Research Institute, a research, training, public education, and policy analysis center. Here, he focused increasingly upon employment for people with serious mental illnesses.

Baron has published widely in professional journals, served on the Board of the International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services, and consulted with local, state and federal agencies on related issues. He is currently a Program Director at The OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit research group with an emphasis on community development, arts education, and human services. At OMG, his responsibilities include directing a grant-making program for The Pew Charitable Trusts, and funding a wide range of nonprofit agencies meeting the varied needs of vulnerable adults throughout the five-county Philadelphia metropolitan area.

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