Supported Employment

Supported Employment @ Mental Health Assoc.

Employment is known to be a cornerstone in attaining and maintaining good mental health. It is the goal of MHA to ensure that our clients meet all of their long and short term goals. Supported Employment Specialists work closely with clients and employers to ensure employment is a positive and successful experience. There is a strong focus on job matching and securing long term employment. 

Services Include:

  • Job interest assessment
  • Benefits counseling
  • Career development
  • Developing a resume
  • Job search
  • Completing applications
  • Interviewing pointers
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Help with transportation
  • Obtaining appropriate clothing
  • Communicating with employers
  • Ongoing support

Individuals working through Vocational Rehabilitation may request that those services be provided through MHA. MHA is also an established Employment Network for Ticket-To-Work recipients. Individuals involved in the Ticket-To-Work Program may request supported employment services through MHA. 

Supported employment is CARF accredited and has been awarded fidelity as an Evidence-Based Practice.

For more information please call 316.685.1821 ext 1251.