General Resources for

Providers & Administrators


This section covers topics related to employment issues & people with disabilities, including those with psychiatric disabilities. Topics include: 


The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

NIDA’s website includes a variety of information that can help you understand the many aspects of addiction, its effects, & treatment.


National Center of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA)

NIAAA provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems.


Book: No One Is Unemployable

Designed for employment counselors & their clients, Elisabeth (Harney) Sanders-Park’s encyclopedia-style book was written to help those who face employment barriers create strategies that may lead to job placement.


The Red Book

An essential resource to consumers, employment specialists, & case managers, the Red Book is a general reference tool designed to provide a working knowledge of work incentives. It contains a general description of Social Security Administration disability-related policies relevant to beneficiaries returning to work.


Book: Motivational Interviewing – Preparing People For Change, 2nd Edition

Through detailed guidelines, William R. Miller & Stephen Rollnick explain how to evoke change despite ambivalence while reflecting on the process of learning Motivational Interviewing.


Recovery & the Conspiracy of Hope

Pat Deegan has lived experience. Through this lecture presented at the Sixth Annual Mental Health Services Conference of Australia & New Zealand, she shares how hope is a key element in the successful recovery from mental illness.


Customized Employment Initiative

Discover how a personalized relationship between employee & employer is a strategy that can benefit people with disabilities.


Video Resources for Providers & Administrators

Discover various video resources of interest to those facilitating the employment of people in recovery.