Employment

CAFE TAC Presents: So You’re Ready to Work, Now What?

The CAFÉ TA Center invites you to participate in its new interactive employment training series, So You’re Ready to Work, Now What? The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 at Noon ET / 9 AM PT. Register here! Finding and maintaining employment is an essential part of recovery and life in the community …

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A Focus 2.0 on Mental Health and the Working World

Check out the latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter! This edition is all about employment, with discussion of the barriers that people with mental health conditions face in finding and retaining meaningful work, and information about a new campaign from The Campaign for Disability Employment intended to address the challenge. We also share …

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Supporting Employees With Mental Health Conditions

Given the reality that 1 in 4 American adults will experience a mental health condition in a given year, accommodating and accounting for employees with mental health needs is something that no employer can avoid. In this new guide, Supporting Employees With Mental Health Conditions, CAFE TAC shares resources to help employers understand mental illness …

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Tips for Employers on Hiring Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

Finding sustainable, quality employment is central to self-sufficiency, thriving in the community, and supporting recovery. That’s why the CAFE TA Center is committed to bridging the gap between people with lived experience of mental health conditions and employers of all kinds. Our new tip-sheet for employers, Tips for Employers on Hiring Individuals with Mental Health …

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A Focus on Technology and Mental Health

The latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter is here! This time, we take a look at how telehealth and smartphone apps are providing new ways to access mental health resources. What’s out there? What are the advantages of virtual mental health services? What are the barriers? What should you look for when considering …

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View CAFE TAC’s Newest Online Training: Peer Supervison

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training, Peer Supervision. As peer support services continue to grow in use and popularity, peer specialists find themselves working within all manner of settings. It can be a challenge for peers to stay true to their values and the principles of recovery as they work …

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A Focus on Depression in the Workplace

Recent surveys have determined that up to a quarter of American workers have experienced depression at some point, and nearly two-thirds have dealt with some kind of difficulty resulting from their mental health. Despite the prevalence of this issue, many employers fail to deal with it directly. Policies and procedures regarding workplace mental health are …

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Focus: Peers at the Center of New Approaches to Coordinated Care

It’s no secret that we live in an extraordinarily dynamic moment for behavioral health, and the healthcare system in general. Major changes to healthcare laws, including the Affordable Care Act and mental health parity legislation, have opened up access to behavioral health care. At the same time, the value of lived experience as a professional …

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Managing Peer Support Employees Experiencing Mental Health Crisis

For any organization, recruiting, managing and retaining qualified professional staff is an essential part of doing business. For consumer mental health organizations, taking care of their employees while providing quality services to the community is an even more complex challenge. Not only must organizations ensure that the supports and services their employees provide are of …

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Focus: Behavioral Health Leads the Way in Changing the Accreditation Process

What is “accreditation” and why does it matter? “Accreditation” is the process whereby a health care provider obtains impartial, outside approval for the manner in which it provides services. Traditionally, the accreditation process has involved outside experts looking closely at health care providers, their staffs, their internal processes, and other measurable factors. Rarely has accreditation …

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