Journal article

Work Accommodations and Natural Supports for Employees with Severe Mental Illness in Social Businesses: An International Comparison

P Villotti, M Corbière, E Fossey, F Fraccaroli, T Lecomte, C Harvey

Community Mental Health Journal | Springer | Published : 2017

Abstract

© 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New YorkLittle is known about the types of work accommodations and natural supports that are useful for people experiencing severe mental illness working in social businesses. We conducted an exploratory, descriptive and cross-sectional investigation in Australia, Canada and Italy to study the nature of work accommodations and natural supports available in social businesses. Study findings are drawn from survey responses of a convenience sample of 90 employees with self-reported psychiatric disabilities. Results showed that, regardless of the country, social businesses provide many work accommodations and natural supports, especially those linked to sch..

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