This brief describes the characteristics of adults with mental health conditions who participate in the federal disability programs and reports evidence from three recent studies of longer-term impacts of supported employment (SE) on the employment of people with mental health conditions.
Related Publications for New Series Synthesizes Important Body of Work from the Disability Research Consortium
Long-Term Impacts of Employment Interventions Targeted to People with Mental Health ConditionsJan 31, 2019
DI Applicants' Characteristics and the Implications for Efforts to Help Them Remain in the Labor ForceDec 31, 2018
This brief summarizes findings from recent Disability Research Consortium (DRC) studies that examine the characteristics of DI applicants and assess potential approaches for targeting early interventions, and discusses the policy implications of these findings.
What Have We Learned About SSI Receipt Among Children?Dec 31, 2018
This brief summarizes findings from recent Disability Research Consortium (DRC) studies on the child SSI program including reasons for the program’s growth and analyses of adult outcomes of former child SSI recipients. The results point to substantial geographic variation in many of these outcomes.
What Have we Learned about SSA and VR Program Interactions?Dec 31, 2018
This issue brief highlights lessons from studies funded by SSA’s Disability Resource Consortium on the relationship between the Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Insurance, and Vocational Rehabilitation programs.
New Evidence on DI Overpayments Following Return to Work and Implications for Initiatives to Reduce ThemDec 31, 2018
This brief summarizes findings from three recent Disability Research Consortium (DRC) studies that examine the prevalence of overpayments and characteristics of those overpaid, perceptions of overpaid beneficiaries, and the association between overpayments and subsequent work activity.