University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Psychiatry
Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy

Employment Intervention Demonstration Program (EIDP)

/ EIDP Scholarly Publications

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Burke-Miller, J. K., Cook, J. A., Grey, D. D., Razzano, L. A., Blyler, C. R., Leff, H. S., ... & Carey, M. A. (2006). Demographic characteristics and employment among people with severe mental illness in a multisite study. Community Mental Health Journal, 42(2), 143-159. Access online article

Burke-Miller, J., Razzano, L. A., Grey, D. D., Blyler, C. R., & Cook, J. A. (2012). Supported employment outcomes for transition age youth and young adults. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal35(3), 171. Access online abstract  

Cook, J. A. (2006). Employment barriers for persons with psychiatric disabilities: Update of a report for the President's Commission. Psychiatric Services57(10), 1391-1405. Access online article

Cook, J., Blyler, C., Burke-Miller, J., McFarlane, W., Leff, H., Mueser, K., ... & Kaufmann, C. (2008). Effectiveness of supported employment for individuals with schizophrenia: Results of a multi-site, randomized trial. Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses2(1), 37-46. Access online article

Cook, J. A., Blyler, C. R., Leff, H. S., McFarlane, W. R., Goldberg, R. W., Gold, P. B., ... & Razzano, L. A. (2008). The Employment Intervention Demonstration Program: Major findings and policy implications. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 31(4), 291-295. Access online abstract

Cook, J. A., Burke-Miller, J. K., & Roessel, E. (2016). Long-term effects of evidence-based supported employment on earnings and on SSI and SSDI participation among individuals with psychiatric disabilities. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(10), 1007-1014. Access online article

Cook, J. A., Carey, M. A., Razzano, L. A., Burke, J., & Blyler, C. R. (2002). The pioneer: The Employment Intervention Demonstration Program. New Directions for Evaluation, 94, 31-44. Access online article

Cook, J. A., Leff, H. S., Blyler, C. R., Gold, P. B., Goldberg, R. W., Clark, R. E., ... & Burke-Miller, J. K. (2006). Estimated payments to employment service providers for persons with mental illness in the Ticket to Work program. Psychiatric Services, 57(4), 465-471. Access online article

Cook, J. A., Leff, H. S., Blyler, C. R., Gold, P. B., Goldberg, R. W., Mueser, K. T., ... & Burke-Miller, J. (2005). Results of a multisite randomized trial of supported employment interventions for individuals with severe mental illness. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62(5), 505-512. Access online article

Cook, J. A., Lehman, A. F., Drake, R., McFarlane, W. R., Gold, P. B., Leff, H. S., ... & Grey, D. D. (2005). Integration of psychiatric and vocational services: A multisite randomized, controlled trial of supported employment. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(10), 1948-1956. Access online article

Cook, J. A., Mulkern, V., Grey, D. D., Burke-Miller, J., Blyler, C. R., Razzano, L. A., ... & Steigman, P. A. (2006). Effects of local unemployment rate on vocational outcomes in a randomized trial of supported employment for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 25(2), 71-84. Access online abstract

Cook, J. A., & Razzano, L. (2000). Vocational rehabilitation for persons with schizophrenia: Recent research and implications for practice. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 26(1), 87-103. Access online article

Cook, J.A., Razzano, L.A., Burke-Miller, J.K., Blyler, C.R., Leff, H.S., Mueser, K.T., ?Grey, D.D. (2007). Effects of co-occurring disorders on employment outcomes in a multi-site randomized study of supported employment for people with severe mental illness. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 44(6), 837-850. Access online article

Dixon, L., Goldberg, R., Lehman, A., & McNary, S. (2001). The impact of health status on work, symptoms, and functional outcomes in severe mental illness. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 189(1), 17-23. Access online abstract

Gold, P. B., Meisler, N., Santos, A. B., Carnemolla, M. A., Williams, O. H., & Keleher, J. (2006). Randomized trial of supported employment integrated with assertive community treatment for rural adults with severe mental illness. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 32(2), 378-395. Access online article

Gold, P. B., Meisler, N., Santos, A. B., Keleher, J., Becker, D. R., Knoedler, W. H., ... & Stormer, G. (2003). The program of assertive community treatment: Implementation and dissemination of an evidence-based model of community-based care for persons with severe and persistent mental illness. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 10(4), 290-303. Access online abstract

Gold, J. M., Goldberg, R. W., McNary, S. W., Dixon, L. B., & Lehman, A. F. (2002). Cognitive correlates of job tenure among patients with severe mental illness. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159(8), 1395-1402. Access online article

Goldberg, R. W., Lucksted, A., McNary, S., Gold, J. M., Dixon, L., & Lehman, A. (2001). Correlates of long-term unemployment among inner-city adults with serious and persistent mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 52(1), 101-103. Access online article

Goldberg, R. W., Rollins, A. L., & Lehman, A. F. (2003). Social network correlates among people with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 26(4), 393-402. Access online abstract

Goldberg, R. W., Rollins, A. L., & McNary, S. W. (2004). The Working Alliance Inventory: Modification and use with people with serious mental illnesses in a vocational rehabilitation program. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 27(3), 267-270. Access online abstract

Leff, H. S., Cook, J. A., Gold, P. B., Toprac, M., Blyler, C., Goldberg, R. W., ... & Raab, B. (2005). Effects of job development and job support on competitive employment of persons with severe mental illness. Psychiatric Services, 56(10), 1237-1244. Access online article

Lehman, A. F., Goldberg, R., Dixon, L. B., McNary, S., Postrado, L., Hackman, A., & McDonnell, K. (2002). Improving employment outcomes for persons with severe mental illnesses. Archives of General Psychiatry, 59(2), 165-172. Access online article

Macias, C., Barreira, P., Hargreaves, W., Bickman, L., Fisher, W., & Aronson, E. (2005). Impact of referral source and study applicants? preference for randomly assigned service on research enrollment, service engagement, and evaluative outcomes. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162(4), 781-787. Access online article

Macias, C., DeCarlo, L. T., Wang, Q., Frey, J., & Barreira, P. (2001). Work interest as a predictor of competitive employment: Policy implications for psychiatric rehabilitation. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 28(4), 279-297. Access online article

Macias, C., Rodican, C.F., Hargreaves, W.A., Jones, D.R., Barreira, P.J. & Wang, Q. (2006). Supported employment outcomes of a randomized trial of ACT and Clubhouse models. Psychiatric Services, 57(10), 1406-1415. Access online article

Mueser, K. T. (2000). Cognitive functioning, social adjustment and long-term outcome in schizophrenia. In T. Sharma & P. Harvey (Eds.), Cognition in Schizophrenia: Impairments, Importance, and Treatment Strategies (pp. 157-177). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mueser, K. T., Becker, D. R., Wolfe, R. (2001). Supported employment, job preferences, job tenure and satisfaction. Journal of Mental Health, 10(4), 411-417. Access online abstract

Mueser, K. T., Clark, R. E., Haines, M., Drake, R. E., McHugo, G. J., Bond, G. R., Becker, D. R., Essock, S. M., Wolfe, R., & Swain, K. (2004). The Hartford study of supported employment for severe mental illness. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, 479-490.

Mueser, K. T., Essock, S. M., Haines, M., Wolfe, R., & Xie, H. (2004). Posttraumatic stress disorder, supported employment, and outcomes in people with severe mental illness. CNS Spectrums, 9(12), 913-925. Access online abstract

Meisler, N., & Williams, O. (1998). Rehab rounds: Replicating effective supported employment models for adults with psychiatric disabilities. Psychiatric Services, 49(11), 1419-1421. Access online article

Razzano, L. A., Cook, J. A., Burke-Miller, J. K., Mueser, K. T., Pickett-Schenk, S. A., Grey, D. D., ... & Carey, M. A. (2005). Clinical factors associated with employment among people with severe mental illness: Findings from the employment intervention demonstration program. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193(11), 705-713. Access online abstract

Salyers, M. P., McHugo, G. J., Cook, J. A., Razzano, L. A., Drake, R. E., & Mueser, K. T. (2001). Reliability of instruments in a cooperative, multisite study: Employment intervention demonstration program. Mental Health Services Research, 3(3), 129-139. Access online abstract

Schonebaum, A. D., Boyd, J. K., & Dudek, K. J. (2006). A comparison of competitive employment outcomes for the clubhouse and PACT models. Psychiatric Services, 57(10), 1416-1420. Access online article

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