UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date


Document Type



Family; Family Relations; Child Welfare; Child of Impaired Parents; Mental Disorders; Parents; Parenting


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology


This article describes how the long-standing partnership between Employment Options, Inc., a psychosocial rehabilitation agency in Marlborough, MA, and the University of Massachusetts Medical School's (UMMS) Center for Mental Health Services Research led to the development of the Family Options program.


Nicholson, J., Biebel, K., Williams, V., and Albert, K. (2008, Summer). Building the Foundation for the Family Options Project. Focal Point, 22(2):11-14. Link to article on publisher's website

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Focal Point



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