Supported employment: Principles and practices for interdisciplinary collaboration

Cheryl A. Reed, Philip D. Rumrill

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This article provides an overview of the philosophical and practical aspects of supported employment. The authors describe: (1) the primary supported employment clientele; (2) the disciplines and professions involved in delivering community-based employment services for the population; and (3) selected intervention strategies that maximize supported employees' job tenure and satisfaction. Guidelines for interdisciplinary collaboration in identifying and implementing supported employment services are offered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-244
Number of pages8
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1997


  • Community
  • Employment
  • Rehabilitation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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