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Department of Psychiatry, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center

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Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology | Vocational Education | Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling


The majority of college students with serious mental health conditions (SMHC) do not finish school, jeopardizing their long-term employment. Can supported education services help? Marsha Ellison, Michelle Mullen and Kathleen Biebel, researchers and trainers of supported education services, hosted a 2-part webinar series presenting the state of the science of the practice of supported education and related strategies for achieving post-secondary education goals of young adults with SMHC.

  • What is supported education?
  • Why is it important?
  • What is the evidence?

Part 2: State of the Practice is also available.

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Licensed under a Standard YouTube License.


Produced by UMass Medical School's Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center (SPARC).

The webinar slides are available for download.


young adults, serious mental health conditions, post-secondary education

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