Many sections of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act are specific to students and to youth with disabilities. Though none pertain specifically to youth with significant psychiatric disabilities there are many areas that providers, advocates, family, members, and youth themselves should be aware of as avenues for possible employment related services and interventions. This brief will highlight some of the key topics to consider.
Marrone, J. (2016). Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and its Application to Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Health Conditions (SMHC). Psychiatry Information in Brief, 13 (8). Retrieved from http://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol13/iss8/1
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Employment, Legal Issues, Transition Age Youth
WIOA, transition age youth and employment, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act