Vocational Series in Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Recovery


This series of vocational curricula include:

VIMR Cover


Vocational Illness Management and Recovery

  • includes a Provider’s Guide, Participant Workbook, and Implementation Guide for Supervisors and Administrators
VPS Cover


Vocational Peer Support

  • includes a Trainer’s Guide, Trainee Handbook & Toolkit, PowerPoint Slides, and Implementation Guide for Supervisors and Administrators
VEP cover


Vocational Empowerment Photovoice

  • includes a Leader’s Guide and Workbook
Spanish VEP cover


Empoderamiento vocacional a través de Fotovoz

  • includes Guia para el Lider y Guia para los participantes


A Powerful Resource for Program Development, Staff Training, Workshops, Seminars, and Skill-Based University Courses

The series of vocational curricula can be used to:

  • Support administrators and supervisors in developing their vocational programs.
  • Train and develop programming and agency staff.
  • Train peers and practitioners.
  • Present workshops and seminars for helping professionals.
  • Teach students in skill-based university courses in rehabilitation counseling, psychology, psychiatry, psychiatric nursing, and social work.


Designed for Use with Training Consultation from the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

It is highly recommended that these vocational curricula are paired with installation and expertise training from our trainers at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. If you are interested in training or consultation about how to best use these vocational training materials in your program or agency, please contact: psyrehab@bu.edu

For information about additional Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation training and consultation opportunities visit our website at: