Vocational recovery: exploring new approaches to enhance and expand vocational support for young people experiencing mental ill-health

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Author: Chinnery, Gina


Mental illness is a major driver of youth disengagement from work and study. Youth is a critical period for educational achievement, learning vocational skills, and early employment experience and training. Youth is also the time when the majority of mental health problems arise, with 75 per cent of all serious mental health conditions starting before the age of 25. Since 2005, researchers at Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health (Orygen) have introduced a range of vocational interventions designed to improve engagement in work and study for young people...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Vocational education and training; Participation

Keywords: Labour force participation; Access to education and training; Youth at risk; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; Canada; United States; North America

Published: Carlton, Victoria: International Specialised Skills Institute, 2019

Physical description: 20 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 139.902

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