Understanding Employees and Job Applicants with Psychiatric Disabilities is a 28-minute video offering medical and vocational insights on aspects associated with psychiatric disabilities in the workplace. Understanding has been recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health as an effective national anti-discrimination/anti-stigma campaign.
Real-life work scenarios focusing on the medical and vocational aspects associated with psychiatric disabilities in the workplace.
Scenarios of specific disabilities:
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Vocational insight on accommodations based on the Americans with Disabilities Act
Experts who guide you through understanding these disabilities in the video include: Jo Ellen Brainin-Rodriguez, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF; Aaron Cohen, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; and H. Joan Ehrlich, former District Director, EEOC