The value of vocational training and work is well established as an important contributor towards the successful rehabilitation and recovery maintenance of people who have had or have mental health problems. Recent changes to the statutory framework governing socially integrative disability policy have certain implications for the successful establishment and co-ordinated working of specialist vocational and educational schemes for people with mental health problems. This editorial article reviews the literature on employment, training and its value to mental health rehabilitation in order to examine these implications.
"The Education and Training for Work of People with Mental Health Problems: Issues Arising from Recent Changes in Ireland,"
Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies:
3, Article 2.
Available at: http://arrow.dit.ie/ijass/vol2/iss3/2