Work: An Intervention

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There is a significant and sufficient body of existing research indicating that individuals who work have better physical and mental health outcomes. Supported employment is an evidence-based practice and as such has established both the findings and the criteria to implement this model into practice. Challenges to implementation of supported employment services exist. Presently, myths, adequate staff training, funding, means-tested benefits and resources represent some of the challenges. This presentation will focus on each of the challenges and specifically what behavioral health providers can do to ameliorate these challenges.


Christine McKenzie, M.Ed Christine McKenzie earned her BA in Psychology and her M.Ed in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of South Carolina. She is the former director of vocational services at Maine Medical Center Read more…

Contact Hours

  • 6 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided.
    CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

  • 6 contact hours for CHES.
    CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

  • Certificate of attendance for 6 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.


Snow Date – January 25, 2019 | Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m.

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