Creating supported education programs utilizing existing community resources

Unger, Karen V.
July 1993
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal;Jul93, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p11
Academic Journal
Discusses the creation of supported education programs for young adults with a history of mental illness utilizing existing community resource. Reordering priorities; Reallocation of resources; Development of cooperative agreements and community coalitions; Student service needs; Learnings from supported education sites.


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