- Increase their incomes, and make the increases predictable;
- Keep their days occupied with meaningful activity;
- Obtain the psychological benefits of work and keep doing so.
Skills Taught in the Module
The module teaches participants how to identify the changes that work brings to ones life; as well as the
specifics of the workplace; personal strengths, deficits, environmental
constraints, and possible mismatches with the workplace specifics.
The Module is NOT designed to be administered in an isolated,
"stand-alone" manner. Its focus is on KEEPING a job, NOT FINDING one,
and it is expected that the module will be FULLY INTEGRATED with
supported employment, psychiatric care, and psychosocial treatments,
all administered and supervised by one clinical service team.
module also assumes that participants will be newly employed, or soon
to be so, and it is expected that participants will function at a high
level and have diverse disorders. Hence, the module provides numerous
opportunities to help participants apply the materials to their own
specific workplaces. The module's core skill is using
the problem-solving method to solve workplace problems, and there are
many exercises that focus on solving individual or standard workplace