Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Workforce Retention, Modifications, and Accommodations

Management strategies for retaining qualified employees with disabilities are generally easy to implement and cost effective.

How can we maintain a disability inclusive workforce?

Where can I learn about effective accommodations for retaining employees with psychiatric disabilities?

Where can I find resources that will help my organization maintain and support an inclusive workplace?

There are many kinds of supports available to employees with psychiatric disabilities: The links below refer to different supports and organizations that can lead you and your employee to resources both online and closer to home.

Where can I find information about other health concerns that may impact my employees in the workplace?

  • Workplaces Respond to Domestic & Sexual Violence: This national resource center, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, promotes effective workplace responses to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, & stalking.
  • Substance Abuse Providers: This section of a major website for employers & business professionals offers information employers may find useful in dealing with substance abuse in the workplace, including a provider directory & an overview article, “Substance Abuse in the Workplace,” by Yvette Price.
  • National Center of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA): NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems.
  • National Business Group on Health: This coalition represents large employers’ perspectives on national health policy issues & offers links to tool-kits, books, other publications, & general information.
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