RRTC 1999-2004
Persons with Long Term Mental Illness

E. Sally Rogers, Sc.D.
Co-Principal Investigator

Marianne Farkas, Sc.D.
Co-Principal Investigator

The RRTC is divided into two components: the Research Program and the Training, Dissemination and Technical Assistance Program.

Research Mission

The mission of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) was to develop and evaluate new knowledge for the field of psychiatric rehabilitation in order to help persons with long-term mental illness in their recovery process.

Areas of Concentration

The priorities set forth by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research and the Center for Mental Health Services(1) in the Federal Register directed this RRTC toward discovering facilitators and barriers to recovery, and specifically, environmental and individual factors that had an impact on recovery, as well as traditional and alternative interventions that promoted recovery. RRTC research projects were organized into three main areas:

Related Documents

National Center for the Dissemination of Rehabilitation Research & National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (2003). Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs): Research that impacts the lives of Americans with disabilities. [On-line]: http://www.ncddr.org/du/products/rrtc-hilights/

National Center for the Dissemination of Rehabilitation Research & National Association of Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (2003). Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTCs): Contact information and work descriptions [On-line]: http://www.ncddr.org/du/products/rrtc-hilights/contact.html


1. U.S. Department of Education. (1999). National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Final Funding Priorities for Fiscal Years 1999-2000 for Certain Centers and Projects. Federal Register, 64(85)