1 Employment and people with mental illness 1Geoff Waghorn and Chris Lloyd
2 Evidence–based supported employment 19Chris Lloyd
3 The successes and challenges of integrating mental health and employment services 33Samson Tse and Nikki Porteous
4 Reducing employers stigma by supported employment 51Hector W.H. Tsang, Mandy W.M. Fong, Kelvin M.T. Fung and Patrick W. Corrigan
5 Motivational interviewing 65Chris Lloyd and Robert King
6 When motivation for vocational assistance is unclear 79Terry Krupa
7 Therapeutic alliance in vocational rehabilitation 95Frank P. Deane, Trevor P. Crowe and Lindsay G. Oades
8 The importance of vocation in recovery for young people with mental illness 115Chris Lloyd and Geoff Waghorn
9 Employment and early psychosis 135Niall Turner
10 Work–related social skills and job retention 157Hector W.H. Tsang and Sally M.Y. Li
11 When symptoms and treatments hinder vocational recovery 173Terry Krupa
12 Supported education 187Chris Lloyd and Samson Tse
13 Managing personal information in supported employment for people with mental illness 201Geoff Waghorn and Christine E. Spowart
Chris Lloyd has professional qualifications in the field of occupational therapy. Chris has an extensive background in the area of mental health and has worked in a variety of settings with people of different ages and a variety of needs. Her interests lie in the rehabilitation of people with a mental illness, particularly social inclusion, recovery, and vocational rehabilitation. She is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in occupational therapy at the University of Queensland where she teaches mental health to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is the co–author of the ′Handbook of Psychosocial Rehabilitation′.
Geoff Waghorn has professional qualifications in the fields of psychology and psychiatry. Geoff has an extensive background in vocational rehabilitation for people with psychiatric disabilities in particular. He has worked for a large provider of Australian Government funded vocational rehabilitation services. Geoff is currently employed as a Senior Scientist for the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, where he leads the Vocational Rehabilitation stream within the Policy and Economics Group. This research aims to improve functional recovery and vocational rehabilitation outcomes for people with mental illness.