Let’s Talk Employment
A Guide for Family Members of Individuals in Mental Health Recovery
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Table of Contents
Who Are We?
To Work or Not to Work?
What Families Can Do to Help Job Seekers Overcome Vocational Barriers
Vocational Decisions & Vocational Resources
Steps Towards Employment: Example of a Vocational Plan
Myths and Facts – What Happens When My Family Member Goes to Work?
Job Keeping: Skills & Supports
Cultural Issues and Special Populations in Employment
Peer Support for Your Family Member
Partnering with Providers
What about Career Development?
Alternatives to Traditional “Job Placement”
Recovery for the Whole Family
Vocational Recovery Stories